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Lerwick, Shetland Islands vs Kangnung Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Lerwick, Shetland Islands, Uk and Kangnung, North Korea is approximately 8,215 km or 5,105 mi.
  • To reach Lerwick, Shetland Islands in this distance one would set out from Kangnung bearing 336.6° or NNW and follow the great circles arc to approach Lerwick, Shetland Islands bearing 219° or SW .
  • Lerwick, Shetland Islands has a marine west coast climate (Cfb) whereas Kangnung has a humid subtropical climate (Cfa).
  • The mean temperature is 5.6 °C (10.1°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 16.3 °C (29.3°F) less in Lerwick, Shetland Islands. The continentality subtype is barely hyperoceanic as opposed to subcontinental.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 167.8 mm (6.6 in) less which is equivalent to 167.8 l/m² (4.12 US gal/ft²) or 1,678,000 l/ha (179,389 US gal/ac) less. About 7/8 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 22.3° lower in Lerwick, Shetland Islands than in Kangnung.
  • Relative humidity levels are 18.7% higher.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 1.7°C (3.1°F) lower.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) +4 (+6) +2 (+4) -2 (-3) -7 (-12) -10 (-18) -10 (-19) -13 (-23) -13 (-23) -10 (-17) -7 (-12) -4 (-6) +1 (+2) -6 (-10)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +73 (+3) +31 (+1) +43 (+2) -5 (0) -12 (0) -50 (-2) -155 (-6) -183 (-7) -99 (-4) +22 (+1) +65 (+3) +103 (+4) -168 (-7)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -3h 17' -1h 52' -0h 19' +1h 15' +2h 49' +3h 49' +3h 20' +1h 52' +0h 17' -1h 18' -2h 51' -3h 49'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -22.2 -22.1 -22.2 -22.3 -22.3 -22.4 -22.4 -22.5 -22.5 -22.4 -22.4 -22.3   -22.3
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) +33.9 +27 +22.8 +19 +17.2 +5.8 +4.8 +4 +8 +17.9 +28.8 +35   +18.7
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) +9 (+16) +6.6 (+12) +2.9 (+5) -2.4 (-4) -5.7 (-10) -8.9 (-16) -10.7 (-19) -11.5 (-21) -7.5 (-14) -3.2 (-6) +3 (+5) +7.9 (+14) -1.7 (-3)

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