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Lerwick, Shetland Islands vs Zanjan Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Lerwick, Shetland Islands, Uk and Zanjan, Iran is approximately 4,342 km or 2,698 mi.
  • To reach Lerwick, Shetland Islands in this distance one would set out from Zanjan bearing 323° or NW and follow the great circles arc to approach Lerwick, Shetland Islands bearing 284.1° or WNW .
  • Lerwick, Shetland Islands has a marine west coast climate (Cfb) whereas Zanjan has a mid-latitude cool steppe climate (BSk).
  • The mean annual temperature is 4.8 °C (8.6°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 19.5 °C (35.1°F) less in Lerwick, Shetland Islands. The continentality subtype is barely hyperoceanic as opposed to truly continental.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 893.6 mm (35.2 in) more which is equivalent to 893.6 l/m² (21.93 US gal/ft²) or 8,936,000 l/ha (955,318 US gal/ac) more. About 3 5/6 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 23.4° lower in Lerwick, Shetland Islands than in Zanjan.
  • Relative humidity levels are 31% higher.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 2.6°C (4.8°F) higher.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) +6 (+11) +4 (+7) -1 (-2) -6 (-10) -9 (-16) -12 (-21) -14 (-25) -13 (-23) -10 (-18) -5 (-10) -2 (-3) +4 (+6) -5 (-9)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +98 (+4) +62 (+2) +68 (+3) +16 (+1) +16 (+1) +53 (+2) +57 (+2) +76 (+3) +114 (+4) +108 (+4) +114 (+4) +113 (+4) +894 (+35)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -3h 22' -1h 55' -0h 20' +1h 18' +2h 54' +3h 55' +3h 26' +1h 56' +0h 17' -1h 20' -2h 56' -3h 55'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -23.3 -23.3 -23.4 -23.4 -23.4 -23.5 -23.4 -23.5 -23.5 -23.4 -23.4 -23.4   -23.4
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) +14 +15 +22 +26 +30 +41 +47 +46 +47 +36 +29 +19   +31
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) +7.7 (+14) +5.8 (+10) +3.2 (+6) +0.2 (+0) -1.1 (-2) -0.6 (-1) -0.3 (-1) +0 (+0) +2.6 (+5) +2.6 (+5) +4.8 (+9) +6.8 (+12) +2.6 (+5)

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