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Lerwick, Shetland Islands vs King George Island, South Shetland Islands Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Lerwick, Shetland Islands, Uk and King George Island, South Shetland Islands, Antarctica is approximately 14,460 km or 8,986 mi.
  • To reach Lerwick, Shetland Islands in this distance one would set out from King George Island, South Shetland Islands bearing 33.4° or NNE and follow the great circles arc to approach Lerwick, Shetland Islands bearing 31.1° or NNE .
  • Lerwick, Shetland Islands has a marine west coast climate (Cfb) whereas King George Island, South Shetland Islands has a tundra climate (ET).
  • The annual mean temperature is 9.2 °C (16.6°F) warmer.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 0.4 °C (0.7°F) more in Lerwick, Shetland Islands. The continentality subtype is barely hyperoceanic for both.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 411.8 mm (16.2 in) more which is equivalent to 411.8 l/m² (10.11 US gal/ft²) or 4,118,000 l/ha (440,242 US gal/ac) more. About 1 1/2 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 2.7° higher in Lerwick, Shetland Islands than in King George Island, South Shetland Islands.
  • Relative humidity levels are 1.1% lower.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 9°C (16.1°F) higher.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) +2 (+3) +2 (+3) +3 (+6) +7 (+13) +12 (+21) +16 (+28) +17 (+31) +19 (+33) +15 (+26) +11 (+19) +6 (+11) +3 (+6) +9 (+17)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +92 (+4) +25 (+1) +25 (+1) -13 (0) -8 (0) +0 (+0) +6 (+0) +19 (+1) +43 (+2) +57 (+2) +75 (+3) +90 (+4) +412 (+16)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -11h 47' -6h 54' -1h 13' +4h 42' +10h 13' +13h 33' +12h 00' +6h 55' +1h 03' -4h 52' -10h 22' -13h 34'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -37.5 -18.8 +2.7 +25.9 +42.4 +48.7 +42.8 +26 +3.2 -19.5 -37.8 -44.8   +2.7
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) +3 -1 -4 -5 -6 -4 -1 +0 -1 +1 +3 +2   -1.1
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) +1.8 (+3) +1.2 (+2) +2.6 (+5) +6.2 (+11) +10.5 (+19) +14.5 (+26) +16.9 (+30) +18.2 (+33) +14.3 (+26) +10.2 (+18) +7.1 (+13) +3.9 (+7) +9 (+16)

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