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Lerwick, Shetland Islands vs Tirana Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Lerwick, Shetland Islands, Uk and Tirana, Albania is approximately 2,536 km or 1,576 mi.
  • To reach Lerwick, Shetland Islands in this distance one would set out from Tirana bearing 332.7° or NNW and follow the great circles arc to approach Lerwick, Shetland Islands bearing 316.2° or NW .
  • Lerwick, Shetland Islands has a marine west coast climate (Cfb) whereas Tirana has a Mediterranean hot climate (Csa).
  • The mean annual temperature is 8.3 °C (14.9°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 9.3 °C (16.7°F) less in Lerwick, Shetland Islands. The continentality subtype is barely hyperoceanic as opposed to semicontinental.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 20 mm (0.8 in) more which is equivalent to 20 l/m² (0.49 US gal/ft²) or 200,000 l/ha (21,381 US gal/ac) more. About 1 as much.
  • There are 1444 fewer hours of sunlight per year in Lerwick, Shetland Islands. In whichever way circa 3h 56' less per day or about 3/7 as many.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 18.8° lower in Lerwick, Shetland Islands than in Tirana.
  • Relative humidity levels are 31.9% higher.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 1.2°C (2.2°F) lower.

Climate Comparison Table

The table shows values for Lerwick, Shetland Islands relative to Tirana. You can also view this comparison the other way around from the perspective of Tirana vs Lerwick, Shetland Islands.

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) -7 (-12) -7 (-12) -9 (-16) -10 (-19) -13 (-23) -16 (-28) -17 (-31) -17 (-30) -15 (-26) -13 (-23) -10 (-18) -8 (-14) -12 (-21)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -4 (-7) -5 (-9) -7 (-13) -9 (-16) -10 (-19) -12 (-22) -14 (-24) -13 (-24) -12 (-21) -9 (-16) -8 (-14) -5 (-9) -8 (-16)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) -1 (-1) -1 (-2) -3 (-6) -5 (-10) -7 (-12) -9 (-15) -8 (-14) -8 (-14) -6 (-11) -4 (-7) -5 (-9) -3 (-6) -5 (-9)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -1 (0) -28 (-1) +14 (+1) -15 (-1) -37 (-1) +0 (+0) +34 (+1) +40 (+2) +45 (+2) -23 (-1) -9 (0) +0 (+0) +20 (+1)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) +12 (+39) +9 (+32) +6 (+19) +8 (+27) +3 (+10) +8 (+27) +12 (+39) +13 (+42) +13 (+43) +14 (+45) +8 (+27) +9 (+29)   +115 (+31)
sunshine iconAverage Sunlight Hours/ Day -3h 25' -2h 30' -2h 17' -2h 20' -2h 44' -4h 40' -7h 23' -7h 01' -5h 28' -4h 32' -2h 20' -2h 32'   -3h 56'
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -2h 57' -1h 40' -0h 17' +1h 07' +2h 32' +3h 27' +3h 01' +1h 41' +0h 15' -1h 10' -2h 34' -3h 27'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -18.7 -18.7 -18.7 -18.8 -18.8 -18.8 -18.8 -18.8 -18.8 -18.7 -18.8 -18.8   -18.8
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) +28 +30 +30 +26 +23 +32 +43 +46 +40 +36 +25 +24   +31.9
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) +1.5 (+3) +1.2 (+2) -0.4 (-1) -2.5 (-5) -4.5 (-8) -3.9 (-7) -1.6 (-3) -0.5 (-1) -1.4 (-3) -0.6 (-1) -1.9 (-3) +0.2 (+0) -1.2 (-2)

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