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Lerwick, Shetland Islands vs Balikpapan, Borneo Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Lerwick, Shetland Islands, Uk and Balikpapan, Borneo, Indonesia is approximately 11,639 km or 7,233 mi.
  • To reach Lerwick, Shetland Islands in this distance one would set out from Balikpapan, Borneo bearing 333° or NNW and follow the great circles arc to approach Lerwick, Shetland Islands bearing 245.8° or WSW .
  • Lerwick, Shetland Islands has a marine west coast climate (Cfb) whereas Balikpapan, Borneo has a tropical rainforest climate (Af).
  • The average annual temperature is 19.9 °C (35.7°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 7.7 °C (13.9°F) more in Lerwick, Shetland Islands. The continentality subtype is barely hyperoceanic as opposed to extremely hyperoceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 1330 mm (52.4 in) less which is equivalent to 1330 l/m² (32.64 US gal/ft²) or 13,300,000 l/ha (1,421,858 US gal/ac) less. About 1/2 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 44.7° lower in Lerwick, Shetland Islands than in Balikpapan, Borneo.
  • Relative humidity levels are 11.2% higher.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 16.8°C (30.2°F) lower.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) -24 (-43) -25 (-45) -24 (-43) -21 (-38) -19 (-34) -17 (-30) -14 (-26) -15 (-27) -17 (-30) -19 (-34) -22 (-39) -23 (-41) -20 (-36)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -24 (-43) -23 (-41) -23 (-42) -22 (-39) -19 (-35) -17 (-31) -15 (-26) -14 (-26) -17 (-30) -19 (-34) -22 (-39) -23 (-42) -20 (-36)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) -22 (-39) -22 (-39) -21 (-39) -20 (-37) -18 (-32) -16 (-28) -14 (-25) -14 (-24) -15 (-27) -17 (-30) -20 (-36) -21 (-38) -18 (-33)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -56 (-2) -80 (-3) -135 (-5) -124 (-5) -161 (-6) -205 (-8) -182 (-7) -151 (-6) -103 (-4) -6 (0) -34 (-1) -93 (-4) -1330 (-52)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) +10 (+32) +7 (+25) +2 (+6) +4 (+13) -2 ( -6) -2 ( -7) 0 ( 0) +3 (+10) +4 (+13) +8 (+26) +10 (+33) +6 (+19)   +50 (+14)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -5h 38' -3h 20' -0h 35' +2h 16' +4h 54' +6h 27' +5h 44' +3h 20' +0h 30' -2h 21' -4h 58' -6h 27'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -61 -60.7 -57.5 -35.1 -18.5 -12 -17.9 -34.7 -56.9 -60.8 -61.2 -61.3   -44.7
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) +12 +12 +11 +6 +3 +6 +10 +13 +15 +14 +15 +17   +11.2
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) -21.1 (-38) -20 (-36) -20.1 (-36) -19.7 (-35) -17.8 (-32) -15.3 (-28) -11.6 (-21) -11 (-20) -13 (-23) -15.7 (-28) -17.5 (-32) -18.6 (-33) -16.8 (-30)

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