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Lerwick, Shetland Islands vs Direction Island, Cocos/ Keeling Islands Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Lerwick, Shetland Islands, Uk and Direction Island, Cocos/ Keeling Islands, Australia is approximately 11,616 km or 7,218 mi.
  • To reach Lerwick, Shetland Islands in this distance one would set out from Direction Island, Cocos/ Keeling Islands bearing 329.4° or NNW and follow the great circles arc to approach Lerwick, Shetland Islands bearing 269.1° or W .
  • Lerwick, Shetland Islands has a marine west coast climate (Cfb) whereas Direction Island, Cocos/ Keeling Islands has a tropical rainforest climate (Af).
  • The annual average temperature is 19.9 °C (35.9°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 779 mm (30.7 in) less which is equivalent to 779 l/m² (19.12 US gal/ft²) or 7,790,000 l/ha (832,803 US gal/ac) less. About 3/5 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 42.3° lower in Lerwick, Shetland Islands than in Direction Island, Cocos/ Keeling Islands.
  • Relative humidity levels are 6.4% higher.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 17.9°C (32.2°F) lower.

Climate Comparison Table

The table shows values for Lerwick, Shetland Islands relative to Direction Island, Cocos/ Keeling Islands. You can also view this comparison the other way around from the perspective of Direction Island, Cocos/ Keeling Islands 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 (-44) -26 (-47) -24 (-43) -21 (-38) -19 (-34) -16 (-28) -14 (-26) -14 (-25) -16 (-28) -19 (-34) -22 (-39) -23 (-41) -20 (-36)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -24 (-44) -25 (-45) -24 (-44) -22 (-40) -19 (-35) -16 (-29) -15 (-26) -14 (-26) -16 (-29) -18 (-33) -21 (-39) -23 (-42) -20 (-36)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) -24 (-43) -24 (-43) -24 (-44) -23 (-42) -20 (-36) -17 (-30) -15 (-27) -15 (-26) -16 (-29) -18 (-32) -21 (-38) -23 (-42) -20 (-36)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -6 (0) -104 (-4) -102 (-4) -192 (-8) -139 (-5) -169 (-7) -159 (-6) -43 (-2) +24 (+1) +50 (+2) +36 (+1) +25 (+1) -779 (-31)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) +18 (+58) +12 (+42) +8 (+26) +10 (+33) +5 (+16) +5 (+17) +8 (+26) +9 (+29) +15 (+50) +19 (+61) +17 (+57) +19 (+61)   +145 (+40)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -6h 12' -3h 41' -0h 39' +2h 31' +5h 24' +7h 04' +6h 18' +3h 41' +0h 34' -2h 36' -5h 29' -7h 05'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -71.6 -66.9 -47.4 -24.3 -7.6 -1.2 -7.1 -23.9 -46.6 -66.9 -71.6 -72.1   -42.3
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) +12 +7 +5 +0 -2 +0 +5 +7 +10 +9 +13 +11   +6.4
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) -21.6 (-39) -23 (-41) -22.4 (-40) -21.4 (-39) -18.9 (-34) -15.6 (-28) -12.7 (-23) -12.3 (-22) -13.1 (-24) -16.3 (-29) -17.5 (-32) -19.9 (-36) -17.9 (-32)

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