Vs > Windhoek
Uk flag

Lerwick, Shetland Islands vs Windhoek Climate & Distance Between

Namibia flag
  • The distance between Lerwick, Shetland Islands, Uk and Windhoek, Namibia is approximately 9,346 km or 5,808 mi.
  • To reach Lerwick, Shetland Islands in this distance one would set out from Windhoek bearing 351° or N and follow the great circles arc to approach Lerwick, Shetland Islands bearing 343.1° or NNW .
  • Lerwick, Shetland Islands has a marine west coast climate (Cfb) whereas Windhoek has a subtropical hot steppe climate (BSh).
  • The average temperature is 12.4 °C (22.4°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 1.8 °C (3.2°F) less in Lerwick, Shetland Islands. The continentality subtype is barely hyperoceanic for both.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 839 mm (33 in) more which is equivalent to 839 l/m² (20.59 US gal/ft²) or 8,390,000 l/ha (896,947 US gal/ac) more. About 3 1/4 as much.
  • There are 2523 fewer hours of sunlight per year in Lerwick, Shetland Islands. In whichever way circa 6h 54' less per day or about 1/3 as many.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 36.4° lower in Lerwick, Shetland Islands than in Windhoek.
  • Relative humidity levels are 51.3% 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 Windhoek. You can also view this comparison the other way around from the perspective of Windhoek vs Lerwick, Shetland Islands.

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) -25 (-44) -23 (-41) -21 (-38) -18 (-33) -13 (-23) -8 (-14) -6 (-11) -9 (-16) -17 (-30) -19 (-34) -23 (-41) -24 (-43) -17 (-31)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -20 (-37) -19 (-34) -17 (-31) -14 (-26) -8 (-15) -4 (-6) -2 (-3) -4 (-8) -10 (-18) -14 (-25) -17 (-31) -19 (-34) -12 (-22)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) -16 (-28) -15 (-27) -13 (-24) -10 (-19) -4 (-7) +1 (+1) +3 (+6) +1 (+1) -3 (-5) -9 (-16) -12 (-21) -14 (-26) -8 (-14)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +54 (+2) +19 (+1) +33 (+1) +34 (+1) +56 (+2) +59 (+2) +61 (+2) +79 (+3) +117 (+5) +122 (+5) +110 (+4) +95 (+4) +839 (+33)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) +17 (+55) +13 (+46) +12 (+39) +18 (+60) +14 (+45) +15 (+50) +17 (+55) +17 (+55) +19 (+63) +21 (+68) +20 (+67) +19 (+61)   +202 (+55)
sunshine iconAverage Sunlight Hours/ Day -8h 29' -7h 11' -6h 11' -4h 42' -4h 40' -5h 02' -6h 29' -7h 13' -7h 12' -8h 07' -8h 48' -8h 44'   -6h 54'
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -6h 47' -4h 03' -0h 43' +2h 46' +5h 56' +7h 44' +6h 54' +4h 04' +0h 37' -2h 52' -6h 01' -7h 44'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -76.1 -58.1 -36.9 -13.7 +2.9 +9.3 +3.3 -13.5 -36.2 -58.5 -75.9 -82.5   -36.4
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) +46 +38 +32 +37 +47 +50 +58 +63 +67 +66 +56 +56   +51.3
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) -8.2 (-15) -9.3 (-17) -9.1 (-16) -4.3 (-8) +5.2 (+9) +9.8 (+18) +14.5 (+26) +14.7 (+26) +12.6 (+23) +8 (+14) -0.8 (-1) -2.5 (-5) +2.6 (+5)

There are so many comparison pages. Please post a link to one to help people find them:

Lerwick, Shetland Islands vs Windhoek Discussion

You are welcome to incorporate your thoughts on the differences in climate or other matters such as contrasts in culture, standard of living, demographics etc.

Currently under general maintenance.

Climate Guides for Locations near Lerwick, Shetland Islands

Climate Guides for Locations near Windhoek


Countries A-Z:         A | B | C | D | E | F | G | H | I | J | K | L | M | N | O | P | R | S | T | U | V | W | Y | Z
Bright Future Dir.

© 2009 - 2015 climatemps.com - Sitemap - Contact Us - Privacy Policy -