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Kristiansand vs Lerwick, Shetland Islands Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Kristiansand, Norway and Lerwick, Shetland Islands, Uk is approximately 566 km or 352 mi.
  • To reach Kristiansand in this distance one would set out from Lerwick, Shetland Islands bearing 108.9° or ESE and follow the great circles arc to approach Kristiansand bearing 116.8° or ESE .
  • Both have a marine west coast climate (Cfb).
  • The annual mean temperature is 0.2 °C (0.3°F) warmer.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 9.8 °C (17.6°F) more in Kristiansand. The continentality subtype is semicontinental as opposed to barely hyperoceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 192 mm (7.6 in) more which is equivalent to 192 l/m² (4.71 US gal/ft²) or 1,920,000 l/ha (205,261 US gal/ac) more. About 1 1/6 as much.
  • There are 713 more hours of sunlight per year in Kristiansand. In whichever way circa 1h 56' more per day or about 1 2/3 as many.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 2° higher in Kristiansand than in Lerwick, Shetland Islands.
  • Relative humidity levels are 7.6% lower.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 1.5°C (2.6°F) lower.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) -4 (-8) -3 (-6) -1 (-2) +2 (+4) +5 (+9) +7 (+12) +7 (+13) +6 (+11) +4 (+7) 1 (+1) -1 (-2) -2 (-4) +2 (+3)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -5 (-9) -5 (-8) -2 (-4) +1 (+1) +3 (+5) +4 (+7) +5 (+9) +4 (+7) +2 (+3) 0 (0) -2 (-3) -3 (-5) +0 (+0)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) -6 (-11) -6 (-11) -4 (-6) -1 (-1) +1 (+1) +2 (+3) +3 (+5) +2 (+3) 0 (0) -1 (-2) -2 (-4) -4 (-7) -1 (-3)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -3 (0) +8 (+0) -52 (-2) +1 (+0) -4 (0) +15 (+1) +42 (+2) +64 (+3) +38 (+1) +19 (+1) +33 (+1) +31 (+1) +192 (+8)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) -6 ( -19) -6 ( -21) -8 ( -26) -8 ( -27) -5 ( -16) -3 ( -10) -3 ( -10) -2 ( -6) -1 ( -3) -5 ( -16) -4 ( -13) -4 ( -13)   -55 ( -15)
sunshine iconAverage Sunlight Hours/ Day +1h 00' +1h 20' +1h 27' +1h 50' +2h 36' +4h 04' +4h 15' +3h 05' +1h 36' +0h 56' +0h 34' +0h 36'   +1h 56'
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day +0h 30' +0h 16' +0h 02' -0h 10' -0h 25' -0h 36' -0h 31' -0h 16' -0h 02' +0h 10' +0h 25' +0h 36'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) +1.9 +1.9 +1.9 +2 +2 +2 +2 +2 +2 +1.9 +2 +2   +2
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) -4 -5 -8 -8 -13 -13 -14 -9 -6 -4 -5 -2   -7.6
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) -5.3 (-10) -4.9 (-9) -3.6 (-6) -1 (-2) -0.2 (0) +1.3 (+2) +1.6 (+3) +1.7 (+3) +0.4 (+1) -0.7 (-1) -3.3 (-6) -3.6 (-6) -1.5 (-3)

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