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Lerwick, Shetland Islands vs Forrest Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Lerwick, Shetland Islands, Uk and Forrest, Australia is approximately 15,084 km or 9,373 mi.
  • To reach Lerwick, Shetland Islands in this distance one would set out from Forrest bearing 326.6° or NNW and follow the great circles arc to approach Lerwick, Shetland Islands bearing 252° or WSW .
  • Lerwick, Shetland Islands has a marine west coast climate (Cfb) whereas Forrest has a mid-latitude cool desert climate (BWk).
  • The annual mean temperature is 11.1 °C (19.9°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 4.3 °C (7.7°F) less in Lerwick, Shetland Islands. The continentality subtype is barely hyperoceanic as opposed to truly oceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 1015.1 mm (40 in) more which is equivalent to 1015.1 l/m² (24.91 US gal/ft²) or 10,151,000 l/ha (1,085,209 US gal/ac) more. About 6 1/4 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 28.5° lower in Lerwick, Shetland Islands than in Forrest.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) -28 (-50) -27 (-48) -23 (-42) -18 (-33) -12 (-21) -6 (-11) +-4 (-8) -6 (-10) -11 (-20) -16 (-29) -22 (-40) -26 (-46) -17 (-30)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -21 (-38) -21 (-37) -18 (-32) -13 (-24) -7 (-13) -2 (-4) +0 (+0) -1 (-1) -5 (-9) -10 (-18) -16 (-28) -19 (-34) -11 (-20)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) -14 (-26) -15 (-26) -13 (-23) -9 (-15) -3 (-5) +2 (+3) +5 (+8) +4 (+8) +1 (+2) -3 (-6) -9 (-16) -12 (-22) -5 (-10)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +118 (+5) +74 (+3) +95 (+4) +55 (+2) +44 (+2) +43 (+2) +49 (+2) +65 (+3) +101 (+4) +118 (+5) +129 (+5) +125 (+5) +1015 (+40)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -7h 20' -4h 23' -0h 47' +3h 00' +6h 24' +8h 20' +7h 27' +4h 24' +0h 40' -3h 06' -6h 30' -8h 21'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -68.7 -50.1 -28.8 -5.6 +11.1 +17.5 +11.6 -5.1 -27.9 -50.4 -68.7 -76.1   -28.5

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