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Lerwick, Shetland Islands vs Byrd Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Lerwick, Shetland Islands, Uk and Byrd, Antarctica is approximately 17,072 km or 10,609 mi.
  • To reach Lerwick, Shetland Islands in this distance one would set out from Byrd bearing 100.7° or E and follow the great circles arc to approach Lerwick, Shetland Islands bearing 20° or NNE .
  • Lerwick, Shetland Islands has a marine west coast climate (Cfb) whereas Byrd has a ice cap climate (EF).
  • The mean temperature is 35 °C (63°F) warmer.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 14 °C (25.2°F) less in Lerwick, Shetland Islands. The continentality subtype is barely hyperoceanic as opposed to subcontinental.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 1179 mm (46.4 in) more which is equivalent to 1179 l/m² (28.94 US gal/ft²) or 11,790,000 l/ha (1,260,429 US gal/ac) more. About 40 2/7 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 20.5° higher in Lerwick, Shetland Islands than in Byrd.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) +18 (+32) +23 (+42) +31 (+56) +35 (+63) +41 (+73) +44 (+80) +47 (+84) +48 (+87) +47 (+85) +40 (+71) +27 (+49) +19 (+35) +35 (+63)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +125 (+5) +88 (+3) +112 (+4) +71 (+3) +57 (+2) +57 (+2) +60 (+2) +78 (+3) +118 (+5) +133 (+5) +141 (+6) +139 (+5) +1179 (+46)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -17h 34' -14h 55' -2h 41' +11h 01' +16h 51' +18h 23' +17h 40' +14h 46' +2h 17' -11h 18' -16h 55' -18h 23'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -19.7 -1 +20.6 +43.7 +60.4 +66.7 +60.6 +43.7 +20.9 -1.8 -20.1 -26.9   +20.5

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