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Lerwick, Shetland Islands vs Rosslare, Wexford Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Lerwick, Shetland Islands, Uk and Rosslare, Wexford, Ireland is approximately 928 km or 577 mi.
  • To reach Lerwick, Shetland Islands in this distance one would set out from Rosslare, Wexford bearing 17.9° or NNE and follow the great circles arc to approach Lerwick, Shetland Islands bearing 22.1° or NNE .
  • Both have a marine west coast climate (Cfb).
  • The annual mean temperature is 3.2 °C (5.8°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 0.3 °C (0.5°F) less in Lerwick, Shetland Islands. The continentality subtype is barely hyperoceanic for both.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 330 mm (13 in) more which is equivalent to 330 l/m² (8.1 US gal/ft²) or 3,300,000 l/ha (352,792 US gal/ac) more. About 1 3/8 as much.
  • There are 614 fewer hours of sunlight per year in Lerwick, Shetland Islands. In whichever way circa 1h 40' less per day or about 2/3 as many.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 7.8° lower in Lerwick, Shetland Islands than in Rosslare, Wexford.
  • Relative humidity levels are 5.7% higher.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 1.8°C (3.3°F) lower.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) -3 (-5) -3 (-5) -3 (-6) -3 (-6) -3 (-6) -3 (-6) -4 (-8) -4 (-7) -4 (-7) -4 (-6) -3 (-6) -3 (-6) -3 (-6)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -3 (-6) -3 (-5) -3 (-5) -3 (-5) -3 (-5) -3 (-6) -4 (-6) -3 (-6) -4 (-6) -3 (-6) -3 (-6) -3 (-6) -3 (-6)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) -3 (-5) -3 (-5) -3 (-5) -3 (-5) -3 (-5) -3 (-5) -3 (-5) -3 (-5) -3 (-5) -3 (-5) -3 (-5) -3 (-5) -3 (-5)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +36 (+1) +22 (+1) +47 (+2) +16 (+1) +7 (+0) +9 (+0) +11 (+0) +8 (+0) +46 (+2) +39 (+2) +45 (+2) +44 (+2) +330 (+13)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) +13 (+42) +12 (+42) +9 (+29) +10 (+33) +3 (+10) +5 (+17) +7 (+23) +6 (+19) +7 (+23) +11 (+35) +10 (+33) +11 (+35)   +104 (+29)
sunshine iconAverage Sunlight Hours/ Day -1h 25' -0h 46' -1h 07' -1h 22' -2h 07' -2h 16' -2h 11' -2h 17' -1h 38' -1h 36' -1h 30' -1h 46'   -1h 40'
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -1h 37' -0h 53' -0h 09' +0h 35' +1h 22' +1h 55' +1h 39' +0h 53' +0h 07' -0h 36' -1h 23' -1h 55'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -7.8 -7.8 -7.8 -7.8 -7.8 -7.8 -7.8 -7.8 -7.8 -7.8 -7.8 -7.8   -7.8
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) +5 +6 +6 +3 +2 +2 +7 +8 +7 +6 +9 +7   +5.7
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) -2.4 (-4) -1.8 (-3) -1.7 (-3) -2.1 (-4) -2 (-4) -2.6 (-5) -1.5 (-3) -1.3 (-2) -1.7 (-3) -2.4 (-4) -0.8 (-1) -1.5 (-3) -1.8 (-3)

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