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Lerwick, Shetland Islands vs Tulear/ Toliara Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Lerwick, Shetland Islands, Uk and Tulear/ Toliara, Madagascar is approximately 10,139 km or 6,300 mi.
  • To reach Lerwick, Shetland Islands in this distance one would set out from Tulear/ Toliara bearing 339.4° or NNW and follow the great circles arc to approach Lerwick, Shetland Islands bearing 319.6° or NW .
  • Lerwick, Shetland Islands has a marine west coast climate (Cfb) whereas Tulear/ Toliara has a subtropical hot steppe climate (BSh).
  • The average annual temperature is 17.2 °C (31°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 1.5 °C (2.7°F) more in Lerwick, Shetland Islands. The continentality subtype is barely hyperoceanic for both.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 791.1 mm (31.1 in) more which is equivalent to 791.1 l/m² (19.42 US gal/ft²) or 7,911,000 l/ha (845,738 US gal/ac) more. About 2 8/9 as much.
  • There are 2543 fewer hours of sunlight per year in Lerwick, Shetland Islands. In whichever way circa 6h 57' less per day or about 2/7 as many.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 35.8° lower in Lerwick, Shetland Islands than in Tulear/ Toliara.
  • Relative humidity levels are 23% higher.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 11.4°C (20.6°F) lower.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) -27 (-48) -27 (-49) -26 (-47) -23 (-41) -19 (-33) -14 (-26) -13 (-24) -14 (-24) -16 (-29) -19 (-34) -23 (-42) -25 (-46) -21 (-37)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -24 (-44) -24 (-44) -23 (-41) -20 (-36) -15 (-27) -11 (-19) -9 (-16) -9 (-17) -12 (-22) -16 (-28) -20 (-36) -23 (-41) -17 (-31)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) -22 (-39) -22 (-39) -20 (-37) -17 (-31) -12 (-21) -7 (-13) -5 (-10) -5 (-10) -8 (-15) -12 (-22) -17 (-31) -20 (-37) -14 (-25)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +36 (+1) +3 (+0) +78 (+3) +54 (+2) +46 (+2) +45 (+2) +56 (+2) +73 (+3) +110 (+4) +122 (+5) +121 (+5) +45 (+2) +791 (+31)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) +17 (+55) +15 (+53) +15 (+48) +19 (+63) +12 (+39) +12 (+40) +15 (+48) +16 (+52) +18 (+60) +21 (+68) +21 (+70) +19 (+61)   +200 (+55)
sunshine iconAverage Sunlight Hours/ Day -8h 52' -8h 12' -6h 40' -5h 18' -4h 25' -3h 56' -5h 30' -6h 21' -6h 50' -8h 27' -9h 22' -9h 38'   -6h 57'
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -6h 50' -4h 05' -0h 44' +2h 47' +5h 58' +7h 47' +6h 57' +4h 05' +0h 38' -2h 53' -6h 03' -7h 48'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -75.5 -57.3 -36.1 -12.9 +3.7 +10.1 +4.1 -12.6 -35.4 -57.7 -75.3 -83   -35.8
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) +17 +17 +23 +21 +22 +26 +30 +33 +27 +21 +23 +16   +23
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) -20.4 (-37) -20.2 (-36) -17 (-31) -14.1 (-25) -9.2 (-17) -4.4 (-8) -1.4 (-3) -1.2 (-2) -5.5 (-10) -11.1 (-20) -14.1 (-25) -18.4 (-33) -11.4 (-21)

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