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Lerwick, Shetland Islands vs Base Esperanza Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Lerwick, Shetland Islands, Uk and Base Esperanza, Antarctica is approximately 14,518 km or 9,022 mi.
  • To reach Lerwick, Shetland Islands in this distance one would set out from Base Esperanza bearing 32.8° or NNE and follow the great circles arc to approach Lerwick, Shetland Islands bearing 29.2° or NNE .
  • Lerwick, Shetland Islands has a marine west coast climate (Cfb) whereas Base Esperanza has a tundra climate (ET).
  • The average temperature is 12.7 °C (22.9°F) warmer.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 2.7 °C (4.9°F) less in Lerwick, Shetland Islands. The continentality subtype is barely hyperoceanic as opposed to truly oceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 482.6 mm (19 in) more which is equivalent to 482.6 l/m² (11.84 US gal/ft²) or 4,826,000 l/ha (515,931 US gal/ac) more. About 1 2/3 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 3.9° higher in Lerwick, Shetland Islands than in Base Esperanza.

Climate Comparison Table

The table shows values for Lerwick, Shetland Islands relative to Base Esperanza. You can also view this comparison the other way around from the perspective of Base Esperanza 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) +4 (+6) +7 (+12) +13 (+23) +17 (+31) +21 (+38) +22 (+40) +22 (+40) +17 (+31) +12 (+21) +7 (+12) +4 (+6) +13 (+22)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) +3 (+5) +4 (+7) +8 (+14) +14 (+25) +19 (+33) +23 (+41) +24 (+43) +24 (+44) +19 (+34) +14 (+25) +8 (+14) +4 (+7) +14 (+24)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +75 (+3) +27 (+1) +39 (+2) +13 (+1) +8 (+0) +13 (+0) +8 (+0) +7 (+0) +56 (+2) +78 (+3) +78 (+3) +83 (+3) +483 (+19)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -12h 14' -7h 07' -1h 16' +4h 50' +10h 35' +14h 09' +12h 28' +7h 08' +1h 05' -5h 00' -10h 44' -14h 09'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -36.3 -17.6 +4 +27.1 +43.6 +49.9 +44 +27.2 +4.4 -18.3 -36.6 -43.5   +3.9

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