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Lerwick, Shetland Islands vs Bora-Bora Vataipe Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Lerwick, Shetland Islands, Uk and Bora-Bora Vataipe, French Polynesia is approximately 14,610 km or 9,079 mi.
  • To reach Lerwick, Shetland Islands in this distance one would set out from Bora-Bora Vataipe bearing 19° or NNE and follow the great circles arc to approach Lerwick, Shetland Islands bearing 141.1° or SE .
  • Lerwick, Shetland Islands has a marine west coast climate (Cfb) whereas Bora-Bora Vataipe has a tropical monsoonal climate (Am).
  • The mean temperature is 19.9 °C (35.8°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 6.7 °C (12.1°F) more in Lerwick, Shetland Islands. The continentality subtype is barely hyperoceanic as opposed to extremely hyperoceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 697 mm (27.4 in) less which is equivalent to 697 l/m² (17.11 US gal/ft²) or 6,970,000 l/ha (745,139 US gal/ac) less. About 5/8 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 40.3° lower in Lerwick, Shetland Islands than in Bora-Bora Vataipe.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) -25 (-45) -25 (-46) -25 (-45) -24 (-42) -20 (-36) -17 (-30) -15 (-27) -15 (-26) -17 (-30) -20 (-35) -23 (-41) -24 (-43) -21 (-37)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -24 (-43) -24 (-44) -24 (-43) -23 (-41) -20 (-35) -16 (-29) -14 (-26) -14 (-25) -16 (-29) -18 (-33) -22 (-39) -23 (-41) -20 (-36)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) -23 (-41) -23 (-41) -23 (-41) -22 (-39) -19 (-34) -16 (-29) -14 (-25) -13 (-24) -15 (-27) -17 (-31) -21 (-37) -22 (-39) -19 (-34)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -151 (-6) -156 (-6) -91 (-4) -1 (0) -80 (-3) -18 (-1) -28 (-1) -24 (-1) +60 (+2) -9 (0) -23 (-1) -176 (-7) -697 (-27)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -6h 26' -3h 50' -0h 41' +2h 37' +5h 37' +7h 20' +6h 33' +3h 50' +0h 35' -2h 42' -5h 41' -7h 21'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -75.6 -63.7 -42.8 -19.7 -3.2 +3.2 -2.9 -19.8 -42.5 -64.2 -75.2 -76.5   -40.3

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