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Lerwick, Shetland Islands vs Uummannaq Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Lerwick, Shetland Islands, Uk and Uummannaq, Greenland is approximately 2,529 km or 1,572 mi.
  • To reach Lerwick, Shetland Islands in this distance one would set out from Uummannaq bearing 91.3° or E and follow the great circles arc to approach Lerwick, Shetland Islands bearing 138.3° or SE .
  • Lerwick, Shetland Islands has a marine west coast climate (Cfb) whereas Uummannaq has a tundra climate (ET).
  • The average temperature is 10.8 °C (19.4°F) warmer.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 14.3 °C (25.7°F) less in Lerwick, Shetland Islands. The continentality subtype is barely hyperoceanic as opposed to subcontinental.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 1008 mm (39.7 in) more which is equivalent to 1008 l/m² (24.74 US gal/ft²) or 10,080,000 l/ha (1,077,619 US gal/ac) more. About 6 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 10.5° higher in Lerwick, Shetland Islands than in Uummannaq.
  • Relative humidity levels are 8.7% higher.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 12.1°C (21.7°F) higher.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) +15 (+28) +17 (+31) +17 (+31) +15 (+26) +7 (+13) +5 (+8) +3 (+5) +4 (+7) +7 (+13) +10 (+18) +11 (+20) +13 (+23) +10 (+19)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) +16 (+29) +18 (+33) +18 (+33) +16 (+28) +8 (+15) +5 (+9) +3 (+6) +4 (+8) +7 (+13) +10 (+18) +11 (+19) +13 (+23) +11 (+19)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) +17 (+31) +19 (+34) +20 (+35) +17 (+30) +9 (+17) +6 (+10) +4 (+7) +5 (+8) +7 (+13) +10 (+19) +10 (+18) +13 (+23) +11 (+20)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +107 (+4) +76 (+3) +101 (+4) +59 (+2) +51 (+2) +49 (+2) +51 (+2) +67 (+3) +97 (+4) +115 (+5) +118 (+5) +117 (+5) +1008 (+40)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) +17 (+55) +16 (+57) +14 (+45) +15 (+50) +10 (+32) +12 (+40) +13 (+42) +13 (+42) +12 (+40) +17 (+55) +16 (+53) +17 (+55)   +172 (+47)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day +5h 58' +2h 34' +0h 23' -1h 34' -5h 09' -5h 36' -6h 01' -2h 36' -0h 19' +1h 38' +5h 16' +5h 36'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) +10 +10.4 +10.5 +10.5 +10.5 +10.5 +10.6 +10.5 +10.6 +10.5 +10.1 +10.5   +10.5
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) +10 +12 +9 +1 +2 +11 +15 +15 +10 +4 +6 +9   +8.7
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) +16.9 (+30) +19.1 (+34) +19.1 (+34) +15.4 (+28) +8.2 (+15) +6.9 (+12) +6.7 (+12) +7.2 (+13) +9 (+16) +10.1 (+18) +12 (+22) +14.3 (+26) +12.1 (+22)

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