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Lerwick, Shetland Islands vs Tamatave/ Toamasina Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Lerwick, Shetland Islands, Uk and Tamatave/ Toamasina, Madagascar is approximately 9,811 km or 6,097 mi.
  • To reach Lerwick, Shetland Islands in this distance one would set out from Tamatave/ Toamasina bearing 337.4° or NNW and follow the great circles arc to approach Lerwick, Shetland Islands bearing 312.7° or NW .
  • Lerwick, Shetland Islands has a marine west coast climate (Cfb) whereas Tamatave/ Toamasina has a tropical rainforest climate (Af).
  • The mean annual temperature is 16.5 °C (29.7°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 3 °C (5.4°F) more in Lerwick, Shetland Islands. The continentality subtype is barely hyperoceanic as opposed to truly hyperoceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 2159.2 mm (85 in) less which is equivalent to 2159.2 l/m² (52.99 US gal/ft²) or 21,592,000 l/ha (2,308,328 US gal/ac) less. About 1/3 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 39.4° lower in Lerwick, Shetland Islands than in Tamatave/ Toamasina.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) -25 (-45) -25 (-45) -24 (-42) -21 (-38) -17 (-31) -13 (-24) -11 (-20) -11 (-19) -14 (-24) -17 (-30) -21 (-38) -23 (-42) -18 (-33)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -23 (-41) -23 (-41) -22 (-39) -19 (-35) -15 (-28) -11 (-20) -9 (-16) -9 (-16) -11 (-20) -15 (-26) -19 (-35) -22 (-39) -17 (-30)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) -21 (-38) -22 (-39) -21 (-37) -19 (-34) -14 (-26) -10 (-19) -8 (-14) -8 (-14) -9 (-17) -12 (-22) -17 (-31) -20 (-36) -15 (-27)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -279 (-11) -290 (-11) -364 (-14) -251 (-10) -166 (-7) -199 (-8) -227 (-9) -139 (-5) -3 (0) +1 (+0) -27 (-1) -215 (-8) -2159 (-85)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -6h 32' -3h 53' -0h 42' +2h 39' +5h 42' +7h 27' +6h 38' +3h 54' +0h 36' -2h 45' -5h 46' -7h 27'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -76.7 -62.3 -41.3 -18.2 -1.6 +4.8 -1.1 -17.9 -40.6 -62.6 -76.3 -78.2   -39.4

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