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Lerwick, Shetland Islands vs Alexandra Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Lerwick, Shetland Islands, Uk and Alexandra, New Zealand is approximately 18,245 km or 11,337 mi.
  • To reach Lerwick, Shetland Islands in this distance one would set out from Alexandra bearing 342.7° or NNW and follow the great circles arc to approach Lerwick, Shetland Islands bearing 204.9° or SSW .
  • Lerwick, Shetland Islands has a marine west coast climate (Cfb) whereas Alexandra has a mid-latitude cool steppe climate (BSk).
  • The mean annual temperature is 3.6 °C (6.5°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 6.3 °C (11.3°F) less in Lerwick, Shetland Islands. The continentality subtype is barely hyperoceanic as opposed to truly oceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 874 mm (34.4 in) more which is equivalent to 874 l/m² (21.45 US gal/ft²) or 8,740,000 l/ha (934,364 US gal/ac) more. About 3 3/5 as much.
  • There are 999 fewer hours of sunlight per year in Lerwick, Shetland Islands. In whichever way circa 2h 44' less per day or about 1/2 as many.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 14.2° lower in Lerwick, Shetland Islands than in Alexandra.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) -18 (-32) -18 (-32) -15 (-27) -9 (-17) +-2 (-4) +5 (+8) +7 (+12) +3 (+6) +-3 (-5) -8 (-14) -13 (-23) -16 (-29) -7 (-13)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -14 (-25) -14 (-25) -10 (-18) -6 (-10) +2 (+3) +7 (+13) +9 (+17) +7 (+12) +1 (+2) -4 (-7) -9 (-16) -12 (-22) -4 (-6)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) -10 (-18) -9 (-16) -6 (-12) -2 (-4) +4 (+8) +9 (+15) +11 (+20) +11 (+19) +6 (+11) +1 (+2) -5 (-9) -8 (-15) +0 (+0)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +85 (+3) +54 (+2) +83 (+3) +39 (+2) +39 (+2) +40 (+2) +44 (+2) +64 (+3) +98 (+4) +104 (+4) +115 (+5) +109 (+4) +874 (+34)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) +16 (+52) +14 (+50) +12 (+39) +12 (+40) +6 (+19) +6 (+20) +9 (+29) +10 (+32) +12 (+40) +14 (+45) +15 (+50) +15 (+48)   +141 (+39)
sunshine iconAverage Sunlight Hours/ Day -6h 50' -5h 14' -3h 25' -0h 40' +1h 19' +1h 52' +0h 27' -1h 07' -2h 20' -4h 23' -5h 52' -6h 40'   -2h 44'
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -8h 36' -5h 09' -0h 55' +3h 31' +7h 31' +9h 46' +8h 44' +5h 10' +0h 48' -3h 39' -7h 37' -9h 46'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -54.5 -35.9 -14.4 +8.8 +25.4 +31.9 +26 +9.3 -13.4 -36.1 -54.5 -61.7   -14.2

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