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Lerwick, Shetland Islands vs Chunchon Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Lerwick, Shetland Islands, Uk and Chunchon, North Korea is approximately 8,158 km or 5,070 mi.
  • To reach Lerwick, Shetland Islands in this distance one would set out from Chunchon bearing 336.2° or NNW and follow the great circles arc to approach Lerwick, Shetland Islands bearing 219.9° or SW .
  • Lerwick, Shetland Islands has a marine west coast climate (Cfb) whereas Chunchon has a hot summer continental climate with dry winters (Dwa).
  • The average temperature is 3.7 °C (6.7°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 21 °C (37.8°F) less in Lerwick, Shetland Islands. The continentality subtype is barely hyperoceanic as opposed to truly continental.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 87.5 mm (3.4 in) less which is equivalent to 87.5 l/m² (2.15 US gal/ft²) or 875,000 l/ha (93,543 US gal/ac) less. About 1 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 22.2° lower in Lerwick, Shetland Islands than in Chunchon.
  • Relative humidity levels are 12.4% higher.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 1.2°C (2.1°F) lower.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) +9 (+15) +5 (+10) 0 (0) -6 (-11) -9 (-17) -11 (-20) -13 (-23) -13 (-23) -9 (-15) -4 (-7) +1 (+1) +6 (+11) -4 (-7)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +109 (+4) +66 (+3) +69 (+3) -3 (0) -28 (-1) -74 (-3) -285 (-11) -208 (-8) -45 (-2) +88 (+3) +100 (+4) +123 (+5) -88 (-3)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -3h 16' -1h 51' -0h 19' +1h 15' +2h 48' +3h 48' +3h 20' +1h 52' +0h 16' -1h 18' -2h 51' -3h 48'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -22 -22 -22 -22.1 -22.1 -22.2 -22.2 -22.4 -22.3 -22.2 -22.3 -22.2   -22.2
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) +16 +16 +17.9 +18.6 +14.2 +9.2 +5.5 +5.5 +7 +10 +14.3 +14.6   +12.4
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) +10.3 (+19) +7.4 (+13) +3.3 (+6) -1.9 (-3) -5.7 (-10) -9 (-16) -10.9 (-20) -11 (-20) -6.7 (-12) -2.1 (-4) +3.9 (+7) +8.4 (+15) -1.2 (-2)

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