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Lerwick, Shetland Islands vs Vestmannaeyjar Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Lerwick, Shetland Islands, Uk and Vestmannaeyjar, Iceland is approximately 1,063 km or 661 mi.
  • To reach Lerwick, Shetland Islands in this distance one would set out from Vestmannaeyjar bearing 101.2° or E and follow the great circles arc to approach Lerwick, Shetland Islands bearing 118° or ESE .
  • Lerwick, Shetland Islands has a marine west coast climate (Cfb) whereas Vestmannaeyjar has a tundra climate (ET).
  • The average annual temperature is 2.1 °C (3.8°F) warmer.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 0.4 °C (0.7°F) more in Lerwick, Shetland Islands. The continentality subtype is barely hyperoceanic for both.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 379.3 mm (14.9 in) less which is equivalent to 379.3 l/m² (9.31 US gal/ft²) or 3,793,000 l/ha (405,497 US gal/ac) less. About 3/4 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 3.2° higher in Lerwick, Shetland Islands than in Vestmannaeyjar.
  • Relative humidity levels are 1.7% higher.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 2.6°C (4.6°F) higher.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) +2 (+4) +1 (+2) +2 (+4) +2 (+3) +2 (+4) +2 (+3) +2 (+3) +2 (+4) +2 (+4) +3 (+6) +2 (+4) +2 (+4) +2 (+4)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) +2 (+3) +1 (+2) +2 (+4) +2 (+3) +2 (+3) +2 (+4) +2 (+3) +2 (+4) +3 (+5) +3 (+6) +3 (+5) +3 (+5) +2 (+4)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) +1 (+2) +1 (+2) +1 (+1) +1 (+1) +0 (+0) +1 (+1) +0 (+0) +1 (+1) +1 (+2) +1 (+2) +1 (+2) +1 (+1) +1 (+1)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -27 (-1) -47 (-2) -27 (-1) -45 (-2) -43 (-2) -42 (-2) -33 (-1) -61 (-2) -13 (-1) -28 (-1) -11 (0) -2 (0) -379 (-15)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) +4 (+13) +3 (+11) 0 ( 0) +1 (+3) -4 ( -13) -1 ( -3) 0 ( 0) -1 ( -3) -1 ( -3) 0 ( 0) +3 (+10) +2 (+6)   +6 (+2)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day +1h 05' +0h 31' +0h 05' -0h 20' -0h 52' -1h 22' -1h 07' -0h 31' -0h 04' +0h 21' +0h 53' +1h 23'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) +3.2 +3.3 +3.2 +3.2 +3.3 +3.3 +3.3 +3.3 +3.3 +3.3 +3.2 +3.1   +3.2
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) +7.2 +4.4 +4.5 -0.1 -3.4 -6.2 -3.3 -2.4 +0.6 +2.2 +8.2 +8.3   +1.7
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) +2.6 (+5) +1.6 (+3) +2.8 (+5) +2 (+4) +1.6 (+3) +0.9 (+2) +1.8 (+3) +2 (+4) +3.2 (+6) +3.3 (+6) +4.8 (+9) +4.2 (+8) +2.6 (+5)

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