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Lerwick, Shetland Islands vs Melgaço, Viana Do Castelo Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Lerwick, Shetland Islands, Uk and Melgaço, Viana Do Castelo, Portugal is approximately 2,063 km or 1,282 mi.
  • To reach Lerwick, Shetland Islands in this distance one would set out from Melgaço, Viana Do Castelo bearing 11.1° or N and follow the great circles arc to approach Lerwick, Shetland Islands bearing 16.7° or NNE .
  • Lerwick, Shetland Islands has a marine west coast climate (Cfb) whereas Melgaço, Viana Do Castelo has a Mediterranean warm climate (Csb).
  • The average annual temperature is 7.3 °C (13.2°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 4.3 °C (7.7°F) less in Lerwick, Shetland Islands. The continentality subtype is barely hyperoceanic as opposed to truly oceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 53 mm (2.1 in) more which is equivalent to 53 l/m² (1.3 US gal/ft²) or 530,000 l/ha (56,661 US gal/ac) more. About 1 as much.
  • There are 963 fewer hours of sunlight per year in Lerwick, Shetland Islands. In whichever way circa 2h 38' less per day or about 1/2 as many.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 18° lower in Lerwick, Shetland Islands than in Melgaço, Viana Do Castelo.
  • Relative humidity levels are 15.1% higher.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 3.7°C (6.7°F) lower.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) -7 (-12) -8 (-14) -10 (-18) -11 (-20) -11 (-20) -12 (-21) -13 (-24) -13 (-23) -12 (-21) -10 (-18) -8 (-14) -6 (-11) -10 (-18)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -5 (-9) -6 (-11) -8 (-14) -8 (-15) -8 (-14) -9 (-15) -10 (-17) -9 (-16) -8 (-15) -7 (-12) -6 (-11) -5 (-8) -7 (-13)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) -3 (-5) -4 (-7) -5 (-10) -5 (-10) -5 (-9) -6 (-10) -6 (-11) -5 (-8) -5 (-9) -4 (-7) -4 (-7) -3 (-6) -4 (-8)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +18 (+1) -30 (-1) -27 (-1) -5 (0) -25 (-1) +6 (+0) +42 (+2) +37 (+1) +58 (+2) +25 (+1) -13 (-1) -33 (-1) +53 (+2)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) +13 (+42) +9 (+32) +5 (+16) +11 (+37) +4 (+13) +7 (+23) +13 (+42) +9 (+29) +11 (+37) +13 (+42) +11 (+37) +10 (+32)   +116 (+32)
sunshine iconAverage Sunlight Hours/ Day -2h 07' -2h 35' -1h 42' -1h 42' -1h 27' -2h 42' -4h 40' -4h 07' -2h 36' -2h 56' -3h 00' -2h 00'   -2h 38'
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -2h 53' -1h 37' -0h 17' +1h 05' +2h 28' +3h 22' +2h 56' +1h 38' +0h 14' -1h 08' -2h 30' -3h 22'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -17.9 -17.9 -18 -18 -18 -18 -18 -18 -18 -17.9 -18 -18   -18
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) +6 +10 +12 +19 +17 +18 +29 +26 +19 +12 +9 +4   +15.1
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) -3.9 (-7) -4 (-7) -5 (-9) -3.8 (-7) -3.7 (-7) -4.4 (-8) -2.3 (-4) -2.6 (-5) -3.9 (-7) -4.6 (-8) -3.3 (-6) -3.3 (-6) -3.7 (-7)

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