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Lerwick, Shetland Islands vs Akita Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Lerwick, Shetland Islands, Uk and Akita, Japan is approximately 8,361 km or 5,196 mi.
  • To reach Lerwick, Shetland Islands in this distance one would set out from Akita bearing 341.2° or NNW and follow the great circles arc to approach Lerwick, Shetland Islands bearing 209.9° or SSW .
  • Lerwick, Shetland Islands has a marine west coast climate (Cfb) whereas Akita has a humid subtropical climate (Cfa).
  • The annual average temperature is 4.2 °C (7.6°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 16.1 °C (29°F) less in Lerwick, Shetland Islands. The continentality subtype is barely hyperoceanic as opposed to subcontinental.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 537.4 mm (21.2 in) less which is equivalent to 537.4 l/m² (13.19 US gal/ft²) or 5,374,000 l/ha (574,516 US gal/ac) less. About 2/3 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 20.4° lower in Lerwick, Shetland Islands than in Akita.
  • Relative humidity levels are 9.7% higher.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 2.2°C (3.9°F) lower.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) +3 (+5) +2 (+4) +-1 (-1) -6 (-11) -9 (-16) -10 (-18) -13 (-23) -15 (-26) -12 (-21) -8 (-14) -4 (-8) +0 (+1) -6 (-11)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) +4 (+6) +3 (+6) +1 (+2) -4 (-7) -7 (-12) -9 (-15) -11 (-20) -13 (-23) -10 (-17) -5 (-9) -2 (-4) +1 (+3) -4 (-8)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) +4 (+8) +4 (+8) +3 (+5) -2 (-3) -4 (-8) -7 (-13) -10 (-18) -11 (-20) -8 (-14) -2 (-4) -1 (-1) +2 (+4) -3 (-5)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +2 (+0) -1 (0) +17 (+1) -62 (-2) -52 (-2) -57 (-2) -125 (-5) -111 (-4) -64 (-3) -16 (-1) -39 (-2) -30 (-1) -537 (-21)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -3h 06' -1h 46' -0h 18' +1h 11' +2h 40' +3h 37' +3h 10' +1h 46' +0h 16' -1h 14' -2h 42' -3h 37'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -20.2 -20.2 -20.2 -20.3 -20.3 -20.4 -20.4 -20.6 -20.5 -20.4 -20.5 -20.4   -20.4
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) +11 +11 +14 +11 +7 +4 +5 +7 +8 +11 +15 +13   +9.8
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) +4.7 (+8) +4.7 (+8) +3.4 (+6) -1.4 (-3) -4.6 (-8) -7.6 (-14) -9.4 (-17) -10.7 (-19) -7.4 (-13) -3 (-5) +1.3 (+2) +4 (+7) -2.2 (-4)

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