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Lerwick, Shetland Islands vs Tolanaro Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Lerwick, Shetland Islands, Uk and Tolanaro, Madagascar is approximately 10,428 km or 6,480 mi.
  • To reach Lerwick, Shetland Islands in this distance one would set out from Tolanaro bearing 338.2° or NNW and follow the great circles arc to approach Lerwick, Shetland Islands bearing 317.5° or NW .
  • Lerwick, Shetland Islands has a marine west coast climate (Cfb) whereas Tolanaro has a tropical rainforest climate (Af).
  • The average temperature is 16 °C (28.8°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 2.7 °C (4.9°F) more in Lerwick, Shetland Islands. The continentality subtype is barely hyperoceanic as opposed to truly hyperoceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 379 mm (14.9 in) less which is equivalent to 379 l/m² (9.3 US gal/ft²) or 3,790,000 l/ha (405,176 US gal/ac) less. About 3/4 as much.
  • There are 1600 fewer hours of sunlight per year in Lerwick, Shetland Islands. In whichever way circa 4h 23' less per day or about 2/5 as many.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 34.2° lower in Lerwick, Shetland Islands than in Tolanaro.
  • Relative humidity levels are 15.2% higher.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 12.2°C (21.9°F) lower.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) -24 (-43) -25 (-45) -22 (-40) -19 (-35) -16 (-29) -12 (-21) -10 (-19) -10 (-18) -13 (-23) -17 (-30) -21 (-37) -23 (-41) -18 (-32)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -22 (-40) -23 (-41) -21 (-38) -18 (-33) -14 (-26) -10 (-18) -9 (-15) -8 (-15) -11 (-20) -15 (-27) -19 (-34) -21 (-38) -16 (-29)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) -21 (-37) -21 (-38) -20 (-37) -17 (-31) -13 (-23) -9 (-15) -7 (-12) -7 (-12) -9 (-16) -13 (-23) -17 (-30) -19 (-35) -14 (-26)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -64 (-3) -73 (-3) -109 (-4) -56 (-2) -69 (-3) -65 (-3) -67 (-3) -25 (-1) +54 (+2) +37 (+1) +39 (+2) +19 (+1) -379 (-15)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) +9 (+29) +8 (+28) +2 (+6) +7 (+23) +2 (+6) +2 (+7) +4 (+13) +5 (+16) +9 (+30) +13 (+42) +11 (+37) +11 (+35)   +83 (+23)
sunshine iconAverage Sunlight Hours/ Day -6h 54' -6h 18' -3h 11' -2h 32' -2h 15' -1h 36' -2h 30' -3h 52' -4h 08' -5h 46' -6h 40' -6h 54'   -4h 23'
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -6h 56' -4h 09' -0h 44' +2h 50' +6h 04' +7h 54' +7h 03' +4h 09' +0h 38' -2h 56' -6h 09' -7h 55'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -74.1 -55.7 -34.4 -11.3 +5.3 +11.8 +5.8 -11 -33.7 -56.1 -74 -81.8   -34.2
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) +16 +16 +12 +6 +11 +14 +17 +19 +19 +18 +18 +17   +15.3
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) -18.7 (-34) -19 (-34) -18 (-32) -16.3 (-29) -11.2 (-20) -6.8 (-12) -4.3 (-8) -3.9 (-7) -6.3 (-11) -10.9 (-20) -14 (-25) -16.6 (-30) -12.2 (-22)

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