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Lerwick, Shetland Islands vs Balkhash Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Lerwick, Shetland Islands, Uk and Balkhash, Kazakhstan is approximately 4,936 km or 3,067 mi.
  • To reach Lerwick, Shetland Islands in this distance one would set out from Balkhash bearing 316.3° or NW and follow the great circles arc to approach Lerwick, Shetland Islands bearing 251.5° or WSW .
  • Lerwick, Shetland Islands has a marine west coast climate (Cfb) whereas Balkhash has a mid-latitude cool steppe climate (BSk).
  • The mean temperature is 2 °C (3.6°F) warmer.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 31.3 °C (56.3°F) less in Lerwick, Shetland Islands. The continentality subtype is barely hyperoceanic as opposed to truly continental.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 1089 mm (42.9 in) more which is equivalent to 1089 l/m² (26.73 US gal/ft²) or 10,890,000 l/ha (1,164,213 US gal/ac) more. About 10 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 13.2° lower in Lerwick, Shetland Islands than in Balkhash.
  • Relative humidity levels are 23.1% higher.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 7.3°C (13.1°F) higher.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) +19 (+35) +16 (+29) +10 (+18) -1 (-1) -8 (-15) -11 (-20) -13 (-23) -10 (-18) -5 (-9) +1 (+2) +10 (+18) +16 (+29) +2 (+4)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +121 (+5) +84 (+3) +104 (+4) +61 (+2) +53 (+2) +41 (+2) +51 (+2) +70 (+3) +114 (+4) +126 (+5) +134 (+5) +130 (+5) +1089 (+43)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) +17 (+55) +16 (+57) +15 (+48) +16 (+53) +11 (+35) +11 (+37) +12 (+39) +14 (+45) +17 (+57) +19 (+61) +17 (+57) +16 (+52)   +181 (+50)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -2h 21' -1h 19' -0h 13' +0h 53' +2h 01' +2h 46' +2h 24' +1h 19' +0h 11' -0h 55' -2h 02' -2h 46'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -13.1 -13.1 -13.1 -13.2 -13.2 -13.2 -13.2 -13.3 -13.3 -13.2 -13.3 -13.2   -13.2
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) +8 +6 +7 +22 +32 +37 +41 +41 +37 +25 +14 +7   +23.1
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) +19.5 (+35) +16.3 (+29) +10.6 (+19) +3.7 (+7) -0.1 (0) -1.4 (-3) -1.4 (-3) +0.4 (+1) +4 (+7) +5.8 (+10) +12.7 (+23) +17 (+31) +7.3 (+13)

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