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Lerwick, Shetland Islands vs Base Antartica B. O’Hig Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Lerwick, Shetland Islands, Uk and Base Antartica B. O’Hig, Antarctica is approximately 14,502 km or 9,012 mi.
  • To reach Lerwick, Shetland Islands in this distance one would set out from Base Antartica B. O’Hig bearing 32.6° or NNE and follow the great circles arc to approach Lerwick, Shetland Islands bearing 29.1° or NNE .
  • Lerwick, Shetland Islands has a marine west coast climate (Cfb) whereas Base Antartica B. O’Hig has a tundra climate (ET).
  • The annual mean temperature is 10.8 °C (19.4°F) warmer.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 0.3 °C (0.5°F) less in Lerwick, Shetland Islands. The continentality subtype is barely hyperoceanic for both.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 438.5 mm (17.3 in) more which is equivalent to 438.5 l/m² (10.76 US gal/ft²) or 4,385,000 l/ha (468,786 US gal/ac) more. About 1 4/7 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 3.8° higher in Lerwick, Shetland Islands than in Base Antartica B. O’Hig.
  • Relative humidity levels are 2.2% higher.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 11°C (19.7°F) higher.

Climate Comparison Table

The table shows values for Lerwick, Shetland Islands relative to Base Antartica B. O’Hig. You can also view this comparison the other way around from the perspective of Base Antartica B. O’Hig vs Lerwick, Shetland Islands.

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) +3 (+5) +3 (+5) +5 (+9) +9 (+17) +14 (+25) +18 (+32) +20 (+36) +20 (+36) +16 (+28) +12 (+21) +7 (+12) +4 (+7) +11 (+20)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +102 (+4) +28 (+1) +40 (+2) -6 (0) -5 (0) +9 (+0) -4 (0) +12 (+0) +30 (+1) +47 (+2) +81 (+3) +103 (+4) +439 (+17)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -12h 12' -7h 06' -1h 15' +4h 49' +10h 33' +14h 06' +12h 26' +7h 07' +1h 05' -5h 00' -10h 42' -14h 07'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -36.4 -17.7 +3.9 +27 +43.5 +49.8 +43.9 +27.1 +4.4 -18.4 -36.7 -43.6   +3.8
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) +5 +0 +0 -1 -5 -1 +3 +4 +3 +4 +8 +6   +2.2
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) +3 (+5) +2.6 (+5) +5 (+9) +8.9 (+16) +12.9 (+23) +17.2 (+31) +20.3 (+37) +20.4 (+37) +16 (+29) +11.6 (+21) +8.6 (+15) +4.9 (+9) +11 (+20)

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