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Lerwick, Shetland Islands vs Vientiane Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Lerwick, Shetland Islands, Uk and Vientiane, Laos is approximately 9,017 km or 5,603 mi.
  • To reach Lerwick, Shetland Islands in this distance one would set out from Vientiane bearing 330.7° or NNW and follow the great circles arc to approach Lerwick, Shetland Islands bearing 249.3° or WSW .
  • Lerwick, Shetland Islands has a marine west coast climate (Cfb) whereas Vientiane has a tropical wet and dry/ savanna climate with dry winters (Aw).
  • The average temperature is 19 °C (34.1°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 1.9 °C (3.4°F) more in Lerwick, Shetland Islands. The continentality subtype is barely hyperoceanic as opposed to truly hyperoceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 439.7 mm (17.3 in) less which is equivalent to 439.7 l/m² (10.79 US gal/ft²) or 4,397,000 l/ha (470,068 US gal/ac) less. About 3/4 as much.
  • There are 1338 fewer hours of sunlight per year in Lerwick, Shetland Islands. In whichever way circa 3h 40' less per day or about 4/9 as many.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 40.4° lower in Lerwick, Shetland Islands than in Vientiane.
  • Relative humidity levels are 8.8% higher.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 16.4°C (29.5°F) lower.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) -18 (-32) -19 (-34) -21 (-38) -21 (-38) -19 (-34) -16 (-28) -14 (-26) -14 (-24) -15 (-27) -17 (-30) -17 (-30) -16 (-29) -17 (-31)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -19 (-33) -21 (-38) -23 (-41) -23 (-42) -20 (-36) -18 (-32) -16 (-29) -15 (-28) -17 (-30) -18 (-33) -19 (-35) -18 (-32) -19 (-34)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) -15 (-28) -18 (-32) -20 (-36) -21 (-38) -19 (-35) -18 (-32) -16 (-28) -15 (-27) -16 (-29) -17 (-30) -16 (-29) -15 (-28) -17 (-31)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +125 (+5) +80 (+3) +78 (+3) -13 (0) -193 (-8) -213 (-8) -204 (-8) -244 (-10) -177 (-7) +47 (+2) +133 (+5) +139 (+5) -440 (-17)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) +23 (+74) +20 (+71) +16 (+52) +12 (+40) -1 ( -3) -4 ( -13) 0 ( 0) -2 ( -6) +4 (+13) +17 (+55) +22 (+73) +25 (+81)   +132 (+36)
sunshine iconAverage Sunlight Hours/ Day -6h 54' -5h 31' -4h 00' -2h 54' -0h 58' +1h 16' -1h 03' -1h 01' -2h 18' -5h 44' -7h 06' -7h 44'   -3h 40'
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -4h 37' -2h 42' -0h 28' +1h 50' +4h 00' +5h 19' +4h 42' +2h 42' +0h 24' -1h 54' -4h 04' -5h 19'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -41.9 -41.9 -42 -42.1 -37.5 -31.2 -36.8 -42.2 -42.2 -42 -42.1 -42.1   -40.4
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) +16 +16 +17 +11 +1 -1 +3 +1 +2 +7 +16 +17   +8.8
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) -15.1 (-27) -17.1 (-31) -18.4 (-33) -20 (-36) -18.9 (-34) -17.4 (-31) -14.5 (-26) -14.7 (-26) -15.8 (-28) -16.7 (-30) -14.7 (-26) -13.5 (-24) -16.4 (-30)

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