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Lerwick, Shetland Islands vs Alice Springs, Northern Territory Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Lerwick, Shetland Islands, Uk and Alice Springs, Northern Territory, Australia is approximately 14,626 km or 9,088 mi.
  • To reach Lerwick, Shetland Islands in this distance one would set out from Alice Springs, Northern Territory bearing 331.3° or NNW and follow the great circles arc to approach Lerwick, Shetland Islands bearing 242.1° or WSW .
  • Lerwick, Shetland Islands has a marine west coast climate (Cfb) whereas Alice Springs, Northern Territory has a subtropical hot desert climate (BWh).
  • The average annual temperature is 13.8 °C (24.8°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 7.8 °C (14°F) less in Lerwick, Shetland Islands. The continentality subtype is barely hyperoceanic as opposed to truly oceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 957 mm (37.7 in) more which is equivalent to 957 l/m² (23.49 US gal/ft²) or 9,570,000 l/ha (1,023,097 US gal/ac) more. About 4 4/5 as much.
  • There are 2374 fewer hours of sunlight per year in Lerwick, Shetland Islands. In whichever way circa 6h 30' less per day or about 1/3 as many.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 35.5° lower in Lerwick, Shetland Islands than in Alice Springs, Northern Territory.
  • Relative humidity levels are 60.3% higher.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 5.6°C (10.1°F) higher.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) -30 (-53) -30 (-54) -26 (-47) -19 (-35) -13 (-23) -8 (-14) -5 (-10) -9 (-16) -15 (-26) -21 (-37) -26 (-46) -29 (-52) -19 (-34)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -25 (-45) -24 (-44) -21 (-37) -14 (-26) -8 (-14) -3 (-5) 0 (0) -3 (-5) -8 (-15) -15 (-27) -20 (-37) -24 (-42) -14 (-25)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) -20 (-36) -19 (-34) -15 (-28) -9 (-17) -3 (-5) +3 (+5) +5 (+9) +4 (+6) -2 (-4) -9 (-16) -15 (-27) -18 (-33) -8 (-15)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +87 (+3) +58 (+2) +86 (+3) +62 (+2) +47 (+2) +47 (+2) +55 (+2) +71 (+3) +111 (+4) +116 (+5) +114 (+4) +103 (+4) +957 (+38)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) +21 (+68) +19 (+67) +17 (+55) +19 (+63) +13 (+42) +13 (+43) +16 (+52) +15 (+48) +18 (+60) +20 (+65) +20 (+67) +21 (+68)   +212 (+58)
sunshine iconAverage Sunlight Hours/ Day -9h 29' -8h 29' -6h 23' -4h 48' -2h 40' -2h 44' -4h 52' -6h 01' -6h 30' -7h 32' -9h 00' -9h 32'   -6h 30'
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -6h 51' -4h 05' -0h 44' +2h 48' +5h 59' +7h 48' +6h 58' +4h 06' +0h 38' -2h 54' -6h 04' -7h 49'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -75.4 -57.2 -35.9 -12.8 +3.9 +10.4 +4.4 -12.3 -35.1 -57.4 -75.1 -83   -35.5
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) +66 +62 +61 +54 +49 +46 +56 +61 +67 +66 +69 +67   +60.3
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) -2.1 (-4) -3.3 (-6) +0 (+0) +2.7 (+5) +6.4 (+12) +9.1 (+16) +14.8 (+27) +14.8 (+27) +13.6 (+24) +7.2 (+13) +4 (+7) -0.1 (0) +5.6 (+10)

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