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Lerwick, Shetland Islands vs Valentia Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Lerwick, Shetland Islands, Uk and Valentia, Ireland is approximately 1,071 km or 666 mi.
  • To reach Lerwick, Shetland Islands in this distance one would set out from Valentia bearing 28° or NNE and follow the great circles arc to approach Lerwick, Shetland Islands bearing 35.5° or NE .
  • Both have a marine west coast climate (Cfb).
  • The annual average temperature is 3.7 °C (6.7°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 0.6 °C (1.1°F) more in Lerwick, Shetland Islands. The continentality subtype is barely hyperoceanic for both.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 220 mm (8.7 in) less which is equivalent to 220 l/m² (5.4 US gal/ft²) or 2,200,000 l/ha (235,195 US gal/ac) less. About 5/6 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 8.2° lower in Lerwick, Shetland Islands than in Valentia.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) -4 (-7) -4 (-8) -5 (-8) -5 (-8) -4 (-8) -4 (-7) -4 (-8) -4 (-7) -4 (-8) -4 (-7) -4 (-8) -4 (-7) -4 (-8)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -4 (-7) -4 (-7) -4 (-7) -4 (-7) -4 (-6) -3 (-6) -4 (-6) -3 (-6) -4 (-6) -4 (-6) -4 (-7) -4 (-7) -4 (-7)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) -3 (-5) -3 (-5) -3 (-5) -3 (-5) -2 (-4) -3 (-5) -3 (-5) -2 (-4) -2 (-4) -2 (-4) -3 (-5) -3 (-6) -3 (-5)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -36 (-1) -31 (-1) -8 (0) -5 (0) -26 (-1) -20 (-1) -11 (0) -32 (-1) -7 (0) -23 (-1) -4 (0) -17 (-1) -220 (-9)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -1h 41' -0h 55' -0h 09' +0h 36' +1h 25' +1h 59' +1h 43' +0h 55' +0h 08' -0h 38' -1h 26' -1h 59'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -8.1 -8.2 -8.2 -8.2 -8.2 -8.2 -8.2 -8.2 -8.2 -8.1 -8.2 -8.2   -8.2

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