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Lerwick, Shetland Islands vs Van Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Lerwick, Shetland Islands, Uk and Van, Turkey is approximately 3,911 km or 2,430 mi.
  • To reach Lerwick, Shetland Islands in this distance one would set out from Van bearing 322.7° or NW and follow the great circles arc to approach Lerwick, Shetland Islands bearing 287.6° or WNW .
  • Lerwick, Shetland Islands has a marine west coast climate (Cfb) whereas Van has a warm, dry summer continental/ hemiboreal climate (Dsb).
  • The mean temperature is 1.8 °C (3.2°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 17.4 °C (31.3°F) less in Lerwick, Shetland Islands. The continentality subtype is barely hyperoceanic as opposed to subcontinental.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 823.9 mm (32.4 in) more which is equivalent to 823.9 l/m² (20.22 US gal/ft²) or 8,239,000 l/ha (880,804 US gal/ac) more. About 3 1/7 as much.
  • There are 1566 fewer hours of sunlight per year in Lerwick, Shetland Islands. In whichever way circa 4h 16' less per day or about 2/5 as many.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 21.6° lower in Lerwick, Shetland Islands than in Van.
  • Relative humidity levels are 23.3% higher.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 3.5°C (6.3°F) higher.

Climate Comparison Table

The table shows values for Lerwick, Shetland Islands relative to Van. You can also view this comparison the other way around from the perspective of Van 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 (+8) +3 (+5) +0 (-1) -5 (-9) -8 (-15) -11 (-20) -14 (-26) -14 (-24) -12 (-21) -7 (-12) +-3 (-5) +2 (+3) -5 (-10)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) +7 (+13) +7 (+12) +3 (+5) -2 (-4) -5 (-9) -8 (-14) -11 (-19) -9 (-17) -7 (-12) -2 (-3) +1 (+2) +5 (+9) -2 (-3)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) +10 (+17) +9 (+16) +5 (+8) +0 (+1) -1 (-3) -3 (-5) -5 (-9) -4 (-8) -2 (-4) +1 (+2) +3 (+6) +6 (+12) +2 (+3)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +96 (+4) +58 (+2) +72 (+3) +18 (+1) +12 (+0) +39 (+2) +58 (+2) +72 (+3) +105 (+4) +86 (+3) +101 (+4) +109 (+4) +824 (+32)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) +17 (+55) +15 (+53) +11 (+35) +12 (+40) +7 (+23) +12 (+40) +16 (+52) +16 (+52) +17 (+57) +17 (+55) +16 (+53) +19 (+61)   +175 (+48)
sunshine iconAverage Sunlight Hours/ Day -3h 23' -3h 23' -2h 17' -3h 00' -3h 46' -6h 02' -7h 34' -6h 19' -4h 18' -3h 32' -3h 54' -3h 50'   -4h 16'
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -3h 13' -1h 50' -0h 19' +1h 14' +2h 46' +3h 44' +3h 17' +1h 50' +0h 16' -1h 17' -2h 48' -3h 45'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -21.5 -21.5 -21.6 -21.6 -21.6 -21.7 -21.6 -21.7 -21.7 -21.6 -21.6 -21.6   -21.6
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) +13 +11 +10 +11 +19 +30 +40 +44 +42 +24 +19 +17   +23.3
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) +8.8 (+16) +7.7 (+14) +4.2 (+8) +0.3 (+1) -0.5 (-1) -0.5 (-1) +0.2 (+0) +2.2 (+4) +3.9 (+7) +2.7 (+5) +5.2 (+9) +7.6 (+14) +3.5 (+6)

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