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Lerwick, Shetland Islands vs Chongqing Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Lerwick, Shetland Islands, Uk and Chongqing, China is approximately 8,098 km or 5,032 mi.
  • To reach Lerwick, Shetland Islands in this distance one would set out from Chongqing bearing 330.2° or NNW and follow the great circles arc to approach Lerwick, Shetland Islands bearing 240.2° or WSW .
  • Lerwick, Shetland Islands has a marine west coast climate (Cfb) whereas Chongqing has a humid subtropical climate with dry winters (Cwa).
  • The average temperature is 11.8 °C (21.2°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 12.3 °C (22.1°F) less in Lerwick, Shetland Islands. The continentality subtype is barely hyperoceanic as opposed to subcontinental.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 119 mm (4.7 in) more which is equivalent to 119 l/m² (2.92 US gal/ft²) or 1,190,000 l/ha (127,219 US gal/ac) more. About 1 1/9 as much.
  • There are 211 fewer hours of sunlight per year in Lerwick, Shetland Islands. In whichever way circa 0h 34' less per day or about 5/6 as many.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 30.6° lower in Lerwick, Shetland Islands than in Chongqing.
  • Relative humidity levels are 1.3% higher.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 11°C (19.7°F) lower.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) -4 (-7) -8 (-14) -12 (-22) -15 (-28) -17 (-31) -17 (-30) -20 (-37) -21 (-38) -16 (-28) -12 (-21) -9 (-16) -7 (-13) -13 (-24)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -5 (-9) -7 (-12) -10 (-18) -14 (-25) -15 (-28) -15 (-27) -18 (-32) -17 (-31) -14 (-25) -11 (-19) -9 (-16) -6 (-11) -12 (-21)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) -4 (-7) -6 (-11) -9 (-17) -13 (-24) -14 (-25) -15 (-26) -15 (-27) -16 (-28) -14 (-25) -10 (-17) -9 (-16) -6 (-11) -11 (-19)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +114 (+4) +71 (+3) +76 (+3) -25 (-1) -84 (-3) -122 (-5) -80 (-3) -41 (-2) -30 (-1) +25 (+1) +94 (+4) +121 (+5) +119 (+5)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) +18 (+58) +14 (+50) +10 (+32) +9 (+30) +1 (+3) 0 ( 0) +7 (+23) +8 (+26) +6 (+20) +7 (+23) +13 (+43) +17 (+55)   +110 (+30)
sunshine iconAverage Sunlight Hours/ Day -0h 44' -0h 10' +0h 17' +0h 42' +0h 50' +1h 00' -3h 05' -3h 23' -0h 36' +0h 07' -0h 28' -1h 17'   -0h 34'
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -3h 54' -2h 15' -0h 23' +1h 31' +3h 22' +4h 31' +3h 59' +2h 16' +0h 20' -1h 35' -3h 25' -4h 31'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -30.4 -30.4 -30.5 -30.5 -30.5 -30.6 -30.6 -30.7 -30.7 -30.6 -30.6 -30.6   -30.6
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) +3 +1 +2 -1 -3 -2 +5 +8 +3 -2 +1 +1   +1.3
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) -4.4 (-8) -6.6 (-12) -9.4 (-17) -13.4 (-24) -15.2 (-27) -15 (-27) -15.6 (-28) -15 (-27) -12.6 (-23) -11.2 (-20) -7.7 (-14) -5.3 (-10) -11 (-20)

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