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Herat vs Lerwick, Shetland Islands Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Herat, Afghanistan and Lerwick, Shetland Islands, Uk is approximately 5,312 km or 3,301 mi.
  • To reach Herat in this distance one would set out from Lerwick, Shetland Islands bearing 93.2° or E and follow the great circles arc to approach Herat bearing 143.1° or SE .
  • Herat has a mid-latitude cool steppe climate (BSk) whereas Lerwick, Shetland Islands has a marine west coast climate (Cfb).
  • The average temperature is 8.9 °C (16°F) warmer.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 18.2 °C (32.8°F) more in Herat. The continentality subtype is subcontinental as opposed to barely hyperoceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 970.1 mm (38.2 in) less which is equivalent to 970.1 l/m² (23.81 US gal/ft²) or 9,701,000 l/ha (1,037,101 US gal/ac) less. About 1/5 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 25.9° higher in Herat than in Lerwick, Shetland Islands.
  • Relative humidity levels are 34.3% lower.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 0.1°C (0.2°F) higher.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) 4 (+7) +7 (+12) +12 (+21) +16 (+29) +20 (+35) +23 (+41) +23 (+41) +21 (+38) +19 (+34) +15 (+27) +11 (+19) +6 (+11) +15 (+26)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) 0 (-1) +2 (+4) +6 (+12) +11 (+20) +15 (+26) +17 (+31) +18 (+33) +16 (+29) +13 (+23) +8 (+14) +4 (+7) +1 (+1) +9 (+17)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) -4 (-7) -2 (-3) +2 (+4) +6 (+12) +8 (+15) +11 (+19) +12 (+22) +10 (+17) +5 (+9) +1 (+2) -2 (-4) -3 (-6) +4 (+7)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -79 (-3) -47 (-2) -59 (-2) -43 (-2) -52 (-2) -60 (-2) -62 (-2) -79 (-3) -118 (-5) -132 (-5) -132 (-5) -106 (-4) -970 (-38)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day +3h 34' +2h 02' +0h 21' -1h 23' -3h 04' -4h 08' -3h 38' -2h 03' -0h 18' +1h 26' +3h 07' +4h 08'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) +25.7 +25.7 +25.8 +25.9 +25.9 +25.9 +25.9 +26 +25.9 +25.8 +25.9 +25.9   +25.9
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) -14 -15 -21 -24 -34 -47 -55 -55 -51 -43 -33 -20   -34.3
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) -2.4 (-4) -0.3 (-1) +1.9 (+3) +5.2 (+9) +5 (+9) +3.1 (+6) +0.8 (+1) -0.8 (-1) -1.9 (-3) -2.4 (-4) -3.9 (-7) -3.3 (-6) +0.1 (+0)

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