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Gothenburg vs Lerwick, Shetland Islands Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Gothenburg, Sweden and Lerwick, Shetland Islands, Uk is approximately 802 km or 498 mi.
  • To reach Gothenburg in this distance one would set out from Lerwick, Shetland Islands bearing 104.1° or ESE and follow the great circles arc to approach Gothenburg bearing 115.4° or ESE .
  • Both have a marine west coast climate (Cfb).
  • The mean annual temperature is 0.9 °C (1.6°F) warmer.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 10.3 °C (18.5°F) more in Gothenburg. The continentality subtype is semicontinental as opposed to barely hyperoceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 539 mm (21.2 in) less which is equivalent to 539 l/m² (13.23 US gal/ft²) or 5,390,000 l/ha (576,227 US gal/ac) less. About 5/9 as much.
  • There are 846 more hours of sunlight per year in Gothenburg. In whichever way circa 2h 18' more per day or about 1 7/9 as many.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 2.4° higher in Gothenburg than in Lerwick, Shetland Islands.
  • Relative humidity levels are 6.6% lower.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 0.6°C (1.1°F) lower.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) -4 (-8) -4 (-7) -2 (-4) +1 (+2) +6 (+11) +7 (+12) +7 (+13) +6 (+11) +4 (+7) +1 (+1) -1 (-2) -2 (-4) +1 (+3)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -4 (-8) -5 (-8) -3 (-5) +1 (+1) +4 (+7) +6 (+10) +6 (+11) +5 (+8) +3 (+5) +0 (+1) -1 (-1) -2 (-3) +1 (+2)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) -4 (-8) -5 (-9) -4 (-6) +0 (+1) +2 (+3) +5 (+8) +5 (+9) +4 (+6) +2 (+4) 0 (-1) 0 (0) -2 (-3) +0 (+0)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -80 (-3) -58 (-2) -85 (-3) -33 (-1) -28 (-1) -6 (0) +24 (+1) +5 (+0) -43 (-2) -69 (-3) -81 (-3) -85 (-3) -539 (-21)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) -10 ( -32) -10 ( -35) -10 ( -32) -9 ( -30) -5 ( -16) -3 ( -10) -3 ( -10) -3 ( -10) -3 ( -10) -8 ( -26) -8 ( -27) -8 ( -26)   -80 ( -22)
sunshine iconAverage Sunlight Hours/ Day +0h 44' +0h 53' +1h 58' +2h 18' +3h 30' +4h 16' +5h 09' +4h 07' +2h 26' +1h 19' +0h 28' +0h 29'   +2h 18'
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day +0h 36' +0h 19' +0h 03' -0h 12' -0h 30' -0h 44' -0h 37' -0h 19' -0h 02' +0h 13' +0h 31' +0h 44'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) +2.4 +2.4 +2.4 +2.4 +2.4 +2.4 +2.4 +2.5 +2.4 +2.4 +2.5 +2.5   +2.4
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) -1 -2 -6 -9 -13 -12 -12 -11 -6 -4 -2 -1   -6.6
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) -3.8 (-7) -4.5 (-8) -3.7 (-7) -1.2 (-2) +0.8 (+1) +2.9 (+5) +3 (+5) +2.3 (+4) +1.3 (+2) -0.2 (0) -1.8 (-3) -2.6 (-5) -0.6 (-1)

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