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Lerwick, Shetland Islands vs Yaounde Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Lerwick, Shetland Islands, Uk and Yaounde, Cameroon is approximately 6,355 km or 3,949 mi.
  • To reach Lerwick, Shetland Islands in this distance one would set out from Yaounde bearing 352.5° or N and follow the great circles arc to approach Lerwick, Shetland Islands bearing 344.9° or NNW .
  • Lerwick, Shetland Islands has a marine west coast climate (Cfb) whereas Yaounde has a tropical wet and dry/ savanna climate with dry winters (Aw).
  • The mean annual temperature is 16.9 °C (30.4°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 6 °C (10.8°F) more in Lerwick, Shetland Islands. The continentality subtype is barely hyperoceanic as opposed to extremely hyperoceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 419.3 mm (16.5 in) less which is equivalent to 419.3 l/m² (10.29 US gal/ft²) or 4,193,000 l/ha (448,260 US gal/ac) less. About 3/4 as much.
  • There are 581 fewer hours of sunlight per year in Lerwick, Shetland Islands. In whichever way circa 1h 36' less per day or about 2/3 as many.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 44.7° lower in Lerwick, Shetland Islands than in Yaounde.
  • Relative humidity levels are 15.7% higher.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 12.9°C (23.2°F) lower.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) -26 (-46) -26 (-46) -24 (-43) -22 (-39) -19 (-34) -15 (-27) -13 (-23) -12 (-22) -15 (-27) -17 (-31) -21 (-38) -22 (-40) -19 (-35)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -21 (-37) -22 (-40) -21 (-38) -19 (-35) -17 (-30) -13 (-24) -11 (-20) -11 (-20) -13 (-23) -15 (-27) -19 (-33) -20 (-36) -17 (-30)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) -16 (-29) -19 (-34) -12 (-22) -17 (-31) -14 (-26) -12 (-21) -10 (-18) -10 (-17) -11 (-20) -13 (-23) -16 (-29) -17 (-31) -14 (-25)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +114 (+4) +41 (+2) -26 (-1) -108 (-4) -158 (-6) -102 (-4) -8 (0) -23 (-1) -136 (-5) -162 (-6) +32 (+1) +117 (+5) -419 (-17)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) +22 (+71) +18 (+64) +7 (+23) +5 (+17) -3 ( -10) 0 ( 0) +8 (+26) +7 (+23) -1 ( -3) 0 ( 0) +9 (+30) +19 (+61)   +91 (+25)
sunshine iconAverage Sunlight Hours/ Day -4h 46' -4h 00' -2h 01' -0h 42' +0h 25' +1h 24' +1h 13' +0h 56' +0h 04' -2h 01' -4h 16' -5h 27'   -1h 36'
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -5h 23' -3h 10' -0h 34' +2h 09' +4h 40' +6h 09' +5h 28' +3h 10' +0h 29' -2h 14' -4h 44' -6h 10'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -56.1 -55.9 -55.8 -40.1 -23.5 -17.1 -23 -39.8 -55.9 -55.8 -56.1 -56.2   -44.7
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) +24 +22 +18 +13 +9 +8 +11 +10 +12 +13 +22 +27   +15.8
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) -15.1 (-27) -16.9 (-30) -16.6 (-30) -15.8 (-28) -13.7 (-25) -11.4 (-21) -8.1 (-15) -8.7 (-16) -9.9 (-18) -12.4 (-22) -12.8 (-23) -13 (-23) -12.9 (-23)

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