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Lerwick, Shetland Islands vs Guangzhou Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Lerwick, Shetland Islands, Uk and Guangzhou, China is approximately 9,041 km or 5,618 mi.
  • To reach Lerwick, Shetland Islands in this distance one would set out from Guangzhou bearing 332.8° or NNW and follow the great circles arc to approach Lerwick, Shetland Islands bearing 237.7° or WSW .
  • Lerwick, Shetland Islands has a marine west coast climate (Cfb) whereas Guangzhou has a humid subtropical climate with dry winters (Cwa).
  • The mean annual temperature is 14.9 °C (26.8°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 6.5 °C (11.7°F) less in Lerwick, Shetland Islands. The continentality subtype is barely hyperoceanic as opposed to truly oceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 473 mm (18.6 in) less which is equivalent to 473 l/m² (11.61 US gal/ft²) or 4,730,000 l/ha (505,668 US gal/ac) less. About 5/7 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 36.8° lower in Lerwick, Shetland Islands than in Guangzhou.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) -13 (-23) -13 (-24) -16 (-28) -18 (-32) -19 (-35) -19 (-34) -19 (-34) -19 (-33) -19 (-34) -18 (-33) -17 (-31) -15 (-26) -17 (-31)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -10 (-18) -11 (-20) -14 (-25) -17 (-30) -18 (-32) -17 (-31) -17 (-31) -17 (-30) -17 (-31) -16 (-28) -14 (-26) -11 (-20) -15 (-27)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) -9 (-15) -10 (-18) -13 (-24) -16 (-30) -18 (-32) -17 (-31) -16 (-29) -16 (-28) -16 (-28) -14 (-26) -13 (-23) -9 (-17) -14 (-25)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +88 (+3) +27 (+1) +29 (+1) -110 (-4) -222 (-9) -198 (-8) -166 (-7) -142 (-6) -54 (-2) +55 (+2) +101 (+4) +119 (+5) -473 (-19)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -4h 19' -2h 30' -0h 26' +1h 42' +3h 44' +4h 58' +4h 24' +2h 31' +0h 23' -1h 45' -3h 47' -4h 59'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -36.7 -36.6 -36.7 -36.8 -36.7 -36.3 -36.6 -37 -37 -36.8 -36.9 -36.9   -36.8

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