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Helgoland vs Lerwick, Shetland Islands Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Helgoland, Germany and Lerwick, Shetland Islands, Uk is approximately 858 km or 533 mi.
  • To reach Helgoland in this distance one would set out from Lerwick, Shetland Islands bearing 136.7° or SE and follow the great circles arc to approach Helgoland bearing 144.3° or SE .
  • Both have a marine west coast climate (Cfb).
  • The average annual temperature is 1.9 °C (3.5°F) warmer.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 6.8 °C (12.2°F) more in Helgoland. The continentality subtype is truly oceanic as opposed to barely hyperoceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 478 mm (18.8 in) less which is equivalent to 478 l/m² (11.73 US gal/ft²) or 4,780,000 l/ha (511,014 US gal/ac) less. About 3/5 as much.
  • There are 576 more hours of sunlight per year in Helgoland. In whichever way circa 1h 34' more per day or about 1 1/2 as many.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 5.9° higher in Helgoland than in Lerwick, Shetland Islands.
  • Relative humidity levels are 1.1% lower.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 1.4°C (2.4°F) higher.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) -2 (-4) -2 (-4) -1 (-2) +0 (+1) +3 (+5) +5 (+8) +5 (+10) +5 (+9) +5 (+8) +2 (+3) +1 (+1) -1 (-2) +2 (+3)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -2 (-3) -2 (-3) -1 (-1) +1 (+1) +3 (+5) +5 (+8) +5 (+9) +5 (+9) +5 (+9) +2 (+4) +1 (+3) 0 (-1) +2 (+3)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) -1 (-2) -1 (-2) -1 (-1) +1 (+2) +3 (+5) +5 (+8) +5 (+9) +6 (+10) +5 (+9) +3 (+5) +2 (+3) +0 (+0) +2 (+4)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -73 (-3) -48 (-2) -76 (-3) -32 (-1) -26 (-1) -19 (-1) +17 (+1) +4 (+0) -33 (-1) -34 (-1) -72 (-3) -86 (-3) -478 (-19)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) -5 ( -16) -6 ( -21) -6 ( -19) -6 ( -20) -3 ( -10) -3 ( -10) -2 ( -6) -2 ( -6) -3 ( -10) -4 ( -13) -5 ( -17) -6 ( -19)   -51 ( -14)
sunshine iconAverage Sunlight Hours/ Day +0h 44' +0h 36' +1h 34' +1h 46' +2h 05' +2h 38' +2h 52' +3h 13' +1h 30' +0h 50' +0h 22' +0h 36'   +1h 34'
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day +1h 18' +0h 42' +0h 07' -0h 28' -1h 06' -1h 33' -1h 20' -0h 42' -0h 06' +0h 29' +1h 07' +1h 34'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) +5.9 +5.9 +5.9 +6 +5.9 +6 +5.9 +6 +6 +5.9 +6 +6   +5.9
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) +3 +4 +2 +3 -2 -3 -5 -6 -6 -3 -2 +2   -1.1
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) -1 (-2) -0.8 (-1) -0.7 (-1) +1 (+2) +2 (+4) +3.8 (+7) +3.4 (+6) +3.7 (+7) +3.3 (+6) +2 (+4) +0.1 (+0) -0.6 (-1) +1.4 (+3)

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