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Lerwick, Shetland Islands vs Zaranj Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Lerwick, Shetland Islands, Uk and Zaranj, Afghanistan is approximately 5,581 km or 3,468 mi.
  • To reach Lerwick, Shetland Islands in this distance one would set out from Zaranj bearing 324.7° or NW and follow the great circles arc to approach Lerwick, Shetland Islands bearing 276.1° or W .
  • Lerwick, Shetland Islands has a marine west coast climate (Cfb) whereas Zaranj has a subtropical hot desert climate (BWh).
  • The annual average temperature is 14.4 °C (25.9°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 19.8 °C (35.6°F) less in Lerwick, Shetland Islands. The continentality subtype is barely hyperoceanic as opposed to truly continental.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 1157.5 mm (45.6 in) more which is equivalent to 1157.5 l/m² (28.41 US gal/ft²) or 11,575,000 l/ha (1,237,444 US gal/ac) more. About 23 1/2 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 29.1° lower in Lerwick, Shetland Islands than in Zaranj.
  • Relative humidity levels are 43.4% higher.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 2.1°C (3.8°F) lower.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) -9 (-16) -14 (-24) -19 (-34) -25 (-45) -27 (-49) -30 (-55) -29 (-52) -27 (-49) -25 (-44) -21 (-38) -16 (-29) -12 (-21) -21 (-38)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -3 (-6) -7 (-12) -12 (-21) -18 (-33) -22 (-39) -23 (-42) -24 (-42) -21 (-37) -17 (-31) -14 (-25) -8 (-14) -5 (-9) -14 (-26)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) +1 (+2) -2 (-3) -6 (-11) -12 (-22) -15 (-27) -18 (-32) -18 (-33) -15 (-28) -11 (-19) -6 (-11) -2 (-3) +1 (+2) -9 (-15)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +111 (+4) +82 (+3) +103 (+4) +70 (+3) +61 (+2) +60 (+2) +62 (+2) +79 (+3) +118 (+5) +133 (+5) +142 (+6) +137 (+5) +1158 (+46)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -3h 48' -2h 11' -0h 23' +1h 29' +3h 17' +4h 24' +3h 52' +2h 12' +0h 20' -1h 32' -3h 20' -4h 24'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -29 -28.9 -29 -29.1 -29.1 -29.1 -29.1 -29.2 -29.2 -29 -29.1 -29.1   -29.1
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) +31 +34 +39 +40 +44 +52 +57 +56 +52 +44 +39 +33   +43.4
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) +2.6 (+5) +0.5 (+1) -2.1 (-4) -6.7 (-12) -7.5 (-14) -6.1 (-11) -4.2 (-8) -2.4 (-4) -1.4 (-3) -2.5 (-5) +1.6 (+3) +2.6 (+5) -2.1 (-4)

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