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Lerwick, Shetland Islands vs Adelaide, South Australia Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Lerwick, Shetland Islands, Uk and Adelaide, South Australia, Australia is approximately 16,001 km or 9,943 mi.
  • To reach Lerwick, Shetland Islands in this distance one would set out from Adelaide, South Australia bearing 326.9° or NNW and follow the great circles arc to approach Lerwick, Shetland Islands bearing 244.1° or WSW .
  • Lerwick, Shetland Islands has a marine west coast climate (Cfb) whereas Adelaide, South Australia has a mid-latitude cool steppe climate (BSk).
  • The annual mean temperature is 9.5 °C (17°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 2.3 °C (4.1°F) less in Lerwick, Shetland Islands. The continentality subtype is barely hyperoceanic for both.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 761.5 mm (30 in) more which is equivalent to 761.5 l/m² (18.69 US gal/ft²) or 7,615,000 l/ha (814,094 US gal/ac) more. About 2 5/7 as much.
  • There are 1434 fewer hours of sunlight per year in Lerwick, Shetland Islands. In whichever way circa 3h 56' less per day or about 3/7 as many.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 24.4° lower in Lerwick, Shetland Islands than in Adelaide, South Australia.
  • Relative humidity levels are 38.2% higher.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 0.6°C (1°F) higher.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) -23 (-41) -23 (-41) -20 (-35) -15 (-26) -9 (-15) -3 (-6) +-1 (-2) +-2 (-3) -6 (-10) -11 (-19) -17 (-30) -20 (-36) -12 (-22)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -19 (-33) -19 (-34) -16 (-29) -12 (-21) -6 (-12) -2 (-3) +0 (+1) +0 (+0) -3 (-6) -8 (-14) -13 (-23) -16 (-29) -9 (-17)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) -14 (-26) -15 (-26) -13 (-23) -9 (-16) -4 (-8) +0 (+0) +2 (+4) +2 (+4) -1 (-1) -4 (-8) -9 (-17) -13 (-23) -7 (-12)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +112 (+4) +72 (+3) +92 (+4) +34 (+1) +5 (+0) +10 (+0) -5 (0) +28 (+1) +78 (+3) +97 (+4) +121 (+5) +117 (+5) +762 (+30)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) +21 (+68) +18 (+64) +15 (+48) +11 (+37) +2 (+6) 0 ( 0) +1 (+3) +1 (+3) +6 (+20) +12 (+39) +16 (+53) +19 (+61)   +122 (+34)
sunshine iconAverage Sunlight Hours/ Day -9h 11' -7h 30' -4h 54' -1h 36' +0h 30' +1h 10' -0h 15' -1h 25' -2h 48' -4h 56' -7h 24' -8h 56'   -3h 56'
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -7h 38' -4h 34' -0h 49' +3h 08' +6h 41' +8h 41' +7h 46' +4h 35' +0h 42' -3h 14' -6h 46' -8h 41'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -64.7 -46.1 -24.7 -1.5 +15.2 +21.7 +15.7 -1 -23.8 -46.3 -64.7 -72   -24.4
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) +55 +51 +46 +34 +24 +17 +22 +27 +35 +42 +52 +54   +38.3
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) -3 (-5) -4.3 (-8) -3.4 (-6) -3 (-5) -0.6 (-1) +1.8 (+3) +5.4 (+10) +5.9 (+11) +4.9 (+9) +2.4 (+4) +1.3 (+2) -0.8 (-1) +0.6 (+1)

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