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Lerwick, Shetland Islands vs Upernavik Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Lerwick, Shetland Islands, Uk and Upernavik, Greenland is approximately 2,677 km or 1,664 mi.
  • To reach Lerwick, Shetland Islands in this distance one would set out from Upernavik bearing 92.3° or E and follow the great circles arc to approach Lerwick, Shetland Islands bearing 143.6° or SE .
  • Lerwick, Shetland Islands has a marine west coast climate (Cfb) whereas Upernavik has a tundra climate (ET).
  • The average annual temperature is 13.5 °C (24.3°F) warmer.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 16.8 °C (30.2°F) less in Lerwick, Shetland Islands. The continentality subtype is barely hyperoceanic as opposed to subcontinental.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 962 mm (37.9 in) more which is equivalent to 962 l/m² (23.61 US gal/ft²) or 9,620,000 l/ha (1,028,442 US gal/ac) more. About 4 8/9 as much.
  • There are 344 fewer hours of sunlight per year in Lerwick, Shetland Islands. In whichever way circa 0h 55' less per day or about 3/4 as many.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 12.6° higher in Lerwick, Shetland Islands than in Upernavik.
  • Relative humidity levels are 2.2% higher.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 13.6°C (24.5°F) higher.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) +18 (+33) +21 (+38) +21 (+38) +16 (+28) +9 (+16) +7 (+12) +4 (+7) +5 (+9) +8 (+15) +11 (+20) +12 (+22) +16 (+29) +12 (+22)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) +20 (+35) +23 (+41) +23 (+42) +18 (+32) +10 (+18) +8 (+14) +5 (+10) +6 (+10) +9 (+15) +12 (+21) +13 (+24) +17 (+30) +13 (+24)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) +21 (+38) +24 (+43) +26 (+46) +20 (+35) +11 (+20) +9 (+15) +7 (+13) +7 (+12) +9 (+16) +12 (+22) +14 (+25) +18 (+32) +15 (+27)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +120 (+5) +82 (+3) +106 (+4) +60 (+2) +51 (+2) +46 (+2) +36 (+1) +48 (+2) +82 (+3) +103 (+4) +108 (+4) +120 (+5) +962 (+38)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) +17 (+55) +15 (+53) +14 (+45) +14 (+47) +9 (+29) +11 (+37) +12 (+39) +12 (+39) +11 (+37) +12 (+39) +14 (+47) +16 (+52)   +157 (+43)
sunshine iconAverage Sunlight Hours/ Day +0h 48' +1h 10' -0h 30' -2h 44' -2h 13' -2h 14' -4h 42' -3h 07' +0h 02' +0h 56' +1h 02' +0h 27'   -0h 55'
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day +6h 25' +3h 52' +0h 31' -2h 11' -6h 20' -5h 36' -6h 19' -3h 58' -0h 26' +2h 17' +6h 26' +5h 36'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) +12.6 +12.5 +12.6 +12.6 +12.6 +12.6 +12.7 +12.7 +12.7 +12.6 +12.6 +12.7   +12.6
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) +15 +10 +9 +1 -10 -7 -2 -2 -1 -2 +4 +12   +2.3
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) +21 (+38) +23.2 (+42) +24 (+43) +17.4 (+31) +8.5 (+15) +6.2 (+11) +5.6 (+10) +5.6 (+10) +8.6 (+15) +10.7 (+19) +14.2 (+26) +18.6 (+33) +13.6 (+24)

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