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Lerwick, Shetland Islands vs Changsha Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Lerwick, Shetland Islands, Uk and Changsha, China is approximately 8,515 km or 5,291 mi.
  • To reach Lerwick, Shetland Islands in this distance one would set out from Changsha bearing 332.1° or NNW and follow the great circles arc to approach Lerwick, Shetland Islands bearing 235.8° or SW .
  • Lerwick, Shetland Islands has a marine west coast climate (Cfb) whereas Changsha has a humid subtropical climate (Cfa).
  • The mean temperature is 10.3 °C (18.5°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 16.3 °C (29.3°F) less in Lerwick, Shetland Islands. The continentality subtype is barely hyperoceanic as opposed to subcontinental.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 322 mm (12.7 in) less which is equivalent to 322 l/m² (7.9 US gal/ft²) or 3,220,000 l/ha (344,239 US gal/ac) less. About 4/5 as much.
  • There are 478 fewer hours of sunlight per year in Lerwick, Shetland Islands. In whichever way circa 1h 17' less per day or about 2/3 as many.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 31.8° lower in Lerwick, Shetland Islands than in Changsha.
  • Relative humidity levels are 2.4% higher.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 9.3°C (16.7°F) lower.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) -2 (-3) -4 (-7) -9 (-16) -13 (-24) -16 (-29) -18 (-32) -20 (-37) -20 (-36) -17 (-30) -13 (-23) -9 (-16) -4 (-7) -12 (-22)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -1 (-1) -3 (-5) -7 (-13) -12 (-21) -14 (-26) -16 (-29) -18 (-32) -17 (-31) -15 (-27) -10 (-18) -7 (-12) -3 (-6) -10 (-18)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) +0 (+0) -2 (-3) -5 (-10) -10 (-19) -13 (-23) -15 (-26) -16 (-29) -15 (-26) -12 (-22) -8 (-14) -5 (-9) -1 (-2) -8 (-15)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +67 (+3) -29 (-1) -8 (0) -131 (-5) -150 (-6) -194 (-8) -56 (-2) -42 (-2) +38 (+1) +51 (+2) +58 (+2) +74 (+3) -322 (-13)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) +13 (+42) +7 (+25) +4 (+13) +3 (+10) -2 ( -6) +1 (+3) +7 (+23) +6 (+19) +10 (+33) +12 (+39) +12 (+40) +11 (+35)   +84 (+23)
sunshine iconAverage Sunlight Hours/ Day -1h 58' -0h 00' -0h 07' +1h 58' +1h 03' +0h 28' -2h 36' -3h 34' -1h 44' -4h 17' -2h 38' -2h 01'   -1h 17'
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -4h 00' -2h 18' -0h 24' +1h 34' +3h 27' +4h 37' +4h 04' +2h 19' +0h 21' -1h 37' -3h 30' -4h 37'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -31.7 -31.6 -31.7 -31.8 -31.8 -31.9 -31.8 -32 -32 -31.8 -31.9 -31.8   -31.8
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) +2 -3 -2 -4 -4 +0 +7 +9 +6 +6 +6 +6   +2.4
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) -0.6 (-1) -3.4 (-6) -7.2 (-13) -12 (-22) -14.4 (-26) -15.6 (-28) -15.2 (-27) -14.7 (-26) -13 (-23) -8.7 (-16) -4.8 (-9) -1.5 (-3) -9.3 (-17)

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