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Lerwick, Shetland Islands vs Wadi Halfa Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Lerwick, Shetland Islands, Uk and Wadi Halfa, Sudan is approximately 4,960 km or 3,082 mi.
  • To reach Lerwick, Shetland Islands in this distance one would set out from Wadi Halfa bearing 337.6° or NNW and follow the great circles arc to approach Lerwick, Shetland Islands bearing 314.7° or NW .
  • Lerwick, Shetland Islands has a marine west coast climate (Cfb) whereas Wadi Halfa has a subtropical hot desert climate (BWh).
  • The mean annual temperature is 19.4 °C (34.9°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 8 °C (14.4°F) less in Lerwick, Shetland Islands. The continentality subtype is barely hyperoceanic as opposed to truly oceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 1204.4 mm (47.4 in) more which is equivalent to 1204.4 l/m² (29.56 US gal/ft²) or 12,044,000 l/ha (1,287,584 US gal/ac) more. About 335 5/6 as much.
  • There are 2882 fewer hours of sunlight per year in Lerwick, Shetland Islands. In whichever way circa 7h 53' less per day or about 2/7 as many.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 37.9° lower in Lerwick, Shetland Islands than in Wadi Halfa.
  • Relative humidity levels are 55.4% higher.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 1.4°C (2.5°F) lower.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) -20 (-35) -22 (-39) -25 (-45) -29 (-53) -30 (-54) -30 (-53) -28 (-51) -28 (-50) -28 (-50) -27 (-48) -24 (-43) -21 (-38) -26 (-47)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -13 (-24) -15 (-27) -19 (-34) -23 (-41) -24 (-43) -23 (-42) -21 (-39) -21 (-37) -22 (-39) -21 (-37) -17 (-31) -14 (-26) -19 (-35)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) -7 (-12) -9 (-16) -11 (-21) -15 (-28) -17 (-30) -17 (-30) -16 (-29) -17 (-30) -15 (-27) -14 (-25) -12 (-21) -9 (-17) -13 (-24)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +131 (+5) +92 (+4) +114 (+4) +72 (+3) +61 (+2) +60 (+2) +61 (+2) +79 (+3) +118 (+5) +133 (+5) +143 (+6) +142 (+6) +1204 (+47)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) +24.5 (+79) +21.5 (+76) +20 (+65) +21 (+70) +14.5 (+47) +15 (+50) +16.5 (+53) +16.5 (+53) +19 (+63) +22.5 (+73) +23.5 (+78) +24.5 (+79)   +239 (+66)
sunshine iconAverage Sunlight Hours/ Day -9h 19' -8h 36' -7h 27' -6h 28' -6h 00' -6h 38' -7h 40' -7h 29' -7h 20' -8h 34' -9h 22' -9h 46'   -7h 53'
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -4h 24' -2h 33' -0h 27' +1h 44' +3h 48' +5h 04' +4h 29' +2h 34' +0h 23' -1h 48' -3h 52' -5h 04'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -38.1 -38.1 -38.2 -38.3 -38.1 -35 -37.7 -38.3 -38.3 -38.1 -38.2 -38.3   -37.9
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) +45 +51 +57 +59 +59 +61 +62 +59 +60 +57 +51 +44   +55.4
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) -2.2 (-4) -1 (-2) -0.7 (-1) -1.1 (-2) -1.2 (-2) -0.3 (-1) +0.6 (+1) -0.9 (-2) -1.3 (-2) -2.9 (-5) -2.9 (-5) -2.8 (-5) -1.4 (-3)

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