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Lerwick, Shetland Islands vs Hikone Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Lerwick, Shetland Islands, Uk and Hikone, Japan is approximately 8,713 km or 5,415 mi.
  • To reach Lerwick, Shetland Islands in this distance one would set out from Hikone bearing 339.9° or NNW and follow the great circles arc to approach Lerwick, Shetland Islands bearing 214.3° or SW .
  • Lerwick, Shetland Islands has a marine west coast climate (Cfb) whereas Hikone has a humid subtropical climate (Cfa).
  • The average annual temperature is 7.2 °C (13°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 14.8 °C (26.6°F) less in Lerwick, Shetland Islands. The continentality subtype is barely hyperoceanic as opposed to subcontinental.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 444.6 mm (17.5 in) less which is equivalent to 444.6 l/m² (10.91 US gal/ft²) or 4,446,000 l/ha (475,307 US gal/ac) less. About 3/4 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 24.8° lower in Lerwick, Shetland Islands than in Hikone.
  • Relative humidity levels are 8.7% higher.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 5.1°C (9.2°F) lower.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) +-1 (-2) -2 (-3) -4 (-8) -9 (-17) -12 (-22) -13 (-23) -16 (-28) -17 (-31) -15 (-26) -11 (-19) -8 (-14) -4 (-6) -9 (-17)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) +0 (+0) 0 (-1) -2 (-4) -7 (-12) -9 (-17) -11 (-20) -14 (-25) -15 (-27) -12 (-22) -8 (-15) -6 (-10) -2 (-3) -7 (-13)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) +1 (+2) +1 (+1) -1 (-1) -5 (-9) -7 (-13) -10 (-18) -13 (-23) -13 (-24) -11 (-20) -6 (-11) -4 (-6) 0 (-1) -6 (-10)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +29 (+1) -11 (0) -8 (0) -73 (-3) -82 (-3) -171 (-7) -154 (-6) -43 (-2) -76 (-3) +20 (+1) +62 (+2) +61 (+2) -445 (-18)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -3h 29' -1h 59' -0h 21' +1h 21' +3h 00' +4h 02' +3h 33' +2h 00' +0h 18' -1h 23' -3h 02' -4h 03'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -24.6 -24.6 -24.7 -24.7 -24.8 -24.9 -24.9 -25 -25 -24.9 -24.9 -24.8   -24.8
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) +11 +9 +10 +7 +6 +4 +6 +10 +8 +10 +13 +11   +8.8
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) +1.7 (+3) +1.1 (+2) -0.2 (0) -4.9 (-9) -7.3 (-13) -9.9 (-18) -11.7 (-21) -12.2 (-22) -10.2 (-18) -6.3 (-11) -2.4 (-4) +0.7 (+1) -5.1 (-9)

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