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Lerwick, Shetland Islands vs Trincomalee Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Lerwick, Shetland Islands, Uk and Trincomalee, Sri Lanka is approximately 8,761 km or 5,444 mi.
  • To reach Lerwick, Shetland Islands in this distance one would set out from Trincomalee bearing 329.8° or NNW and follow the great circles arc to approach Lerwick, Shetland Islands bearing 272.3° or W .
  • Lerwick, Shetland Islands has a marine west coast climate (Cfb) whereas Trincomalee has a tropical wet and dry/ savanna climate with dry summers (As).
  • The mean temperature is 21.6 °C (38.9°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 4.2 °C (7.6°F) more in Lerwick, Shetland Islands. The continentality subtype is barely hyperoceanic as opposed to truly hyperoceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 360 mm (14.2 in) less which is equivalent to 360 l/m² (8.84 US gal/ft²) or 3,600,000 l/ha (384,864 US gal/ac) less. About 7/9 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 44° lower in Lerwick, Shetland Islands than in Trincomalee.
  • Relative humidity levels are 11.6% higher.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 18.3°C (32.9°F) lower.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) -23 (-41) -24 (-43) -25 (-45) -25 (-46) -25 (-44) -22 (-40) -21 (-37) -20 (-36) -22 (-39) -22 (-39) -22 (-40) -22 (-40) -23 (-41)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -23 (-41) -24 (-43) -24 (-44) -24 (-44) -23 (-41) -21 (-37) -19 (-34) -18 (-33) -20 (-35) -20 (-36) -22 (-39) -22 (-40) -22 (-39)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) -23 (-42) -23 (-42) -24 (-42) -23 (-42) -21 (-38) -19 (-34) -17 (-30) -16 (-29) -17 (-31) -18 (-33) -21 (-38) -22 (-40) -20 (-37)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -1 (0) -8 (0) +60 (+2) +22 (+1) +10 (+0) +34 (+1) -8 (0) -10 (0) +14 (+1) -83 (-3) -191 (-8) -199 (-8) -360 (-14)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) +12 (+39) +16 (+57) +15 (+48) +14 (+47) +9 (+29) +13 (+43) +13 (+42) +10 (+32) +13 (+43) +7 (+23) +5 (+17) +7 (+23)   +134 (+37)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -5h 08' -3h 01' -0h 32' +2h 03' +4h 27' +5h 53' +5h 13' +3h 01' +0h 27' -2h 07' -4h 31' -5h 53'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -51.3 -51.2 -51.3 -44.9 -28.3 -21.8 -27.7 -44.5 -51.5 -51.3 -51.4 -51.5   -44
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) +6 +7 +6 +5 +10 +18 +23 +21 +21 +11 +6 +5   +11.6
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) -21.5 (-39) -21.9 (-39) -22.2 (-40) -22.2 (-40) -19.6 (-35) -15.9 (-29) -12.4 (-22) -12.8 (-23) -14 (-25) -17.5 (-32) -19.2 (-35) -20.3 (-37) -18.3 (-33)

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