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Lerwick, Shetland Islands vs Tortosa Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Lerwick, Shetland Islands, Uk and Tortosa, Spain is approximately 2,152 km or 1,338 mi.
  • To reach Lerwick, Shetland Islands in this distance one would set out from Tortosa bearing 357.5° or N and follow the great circles arc to approach Lerwick, Shetland Islands bearing 356.2° or N .
  • Lerwick, Shetland Islands has a marine west coast climate (Cfb) whereas Tortosa has a Mediterranean hot climate (Csa).
  • The mean annual temperature is 10.3 °C (18.5°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 6.5 °C (11.7°F) less in Lerwick, Shetland Islands. The continentality subtype is barely hyperoceanic as opposed to truly oceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 650.9 mm (25.6 in) more which is equivalent to 650.9 l/m² (15.97 US gal/ft²) or 6,509,000 l/ha (695,855 US gal/ac) more. About 2 1/6 as much.
  • There are 1539 fewer hours of sunlight per year in Lerwick, Shetland Islands. In whichever way circa 4h 12' less per day or about 2/5 as many.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 19.3° lower in Lerwick, Shetland Islands than in Tortosa.
  • Relative humidity levels are 28.9% higher.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 3.4°C (6°F) lower.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) -9 (-16) -11 (-20) -12 (-22) -13 (-24) -13 (-23) -15 (-26) -16 (-29) -16 (-29) -16 (-28) -13 (-23) -11 (-19) -8 (-14) -13 (-23)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -7 (-12) -8 (-15) -9 (-17) -10 (-18) -11 (-19) -12 (-22) -14 (-25) -14 (-24) -13 (-23) -10 (-18) -8 (-15) -7 (-12) -10 (-18)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) -4 (-7) -5 (-9) -6 (-12) -7 (-13) -8 (-14) -10 (-17) -11 (-20) -11 (-19) -10 (-18) -7 (-12) -6 (-11) -4 (-8) -7 (-13)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +98 (+4) +59 (+2) +83 (+3) +26 (+1) 0 (0) +23 (+1) +48 (+2) +43 (+2) +47 (+2) +42 (+2) +83 (+3) +100 (+4) +651 (+26)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) +19 (+61) +17 (+60) +11 (+35) +13 (+43) +6 (+19) +8 (+27) +13 (+42) +11 (+35) +13 (+43) +16 (+52) +18 (+60) +18 (+58)   +163 (+45)
sunshine iconAverage Sunlight Hours/ Day -4h 30' -4h 23' -3h 00' -3h 26' -3h 05' -4h 16' -6h 17' -5h 29' -3h 38' -3h 40' -4h 24' -4h 21'   -4h 12'
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -3h 00' -1h 42' -0h 17' +1h 09' +2h 34' +3h 30' +3h 04' +1h 42' +0h 15' -1h 11' -2h 37' -3h 30'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -19.2 -19.2 -19.3 -19.3 -19.3 -19.3 -19.3 -19.3 -19.3 -19.2 -19.3 -19.3   -19.3
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) +28 +31 +29 +28 +26 +29 +34 +31 +27 +27 +30 +27   +28.9
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) -1.3 (-2) -1.5 (-3) -2.6 (-5) -3.1 (-6) -4 (-7) -5 (-9) -4.8 (-9) -5.7 (-10) -6 (-11) -4.4 (-8) -1.2 (-2) -0.6 (-1) -3.4 (-6)

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