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Lerwick, Shetland Islands vs Hirado Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Lerwick, Shetland Islands, Uk and Hirado, Japan is approximately 8,687 km or 5,398 mi.
  • To reach Lerwick, Shetland Islands in this distance one would set out from Hirado bearing 337.3° or NNW and follow the great circles arc to approach Lerwick, Shetland Islands bearing 220.3° or SW .
  • Lerwick, Shetland Islands has a marine west coast climate (Cfb) whereas Hirado has a humid subtropical climate (Cfa).
  • The average annual temperature is 8.9 °C (16°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 11.3 °C (20.3°F) less in Lerwick, Shetland Islands. The continentality subtype is barely hyperoceanic as opposed to semicontinental.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 870.8 mm (34.3 in) less which is equivalent to 870.8 l/m² (21.37 US gal/ft²) or 8,708,000 l/ha (930,943 US gal/ac) less. About 4/7 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 26.7° lower in Lerwick, Shetland Islands than in Hirado.
  • Relative humidity levels are 9.7% higher.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 6.5°C (11.7°F) lower.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) -3 (-6) -4 (-7) -6 (-12) -9 (-17) -11 (-20) -11 (-20) -14 (-25) -15 (-27) -14 (-25) -11 (-20) -9 (-17) -5 (-10) -9 (-17)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -3 (-5) -4 (-6) -6 (-10) -9 (-15) -10 (-18) -11 (-19) -14 (-24) -14 (-26) -13 (-24) -10 (-19) -9 (-15) -5 (-9) -9 (-16)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) -2 (-4) -3 (-5) -5 (-8) -8 (-15) -10 (-17) -11 (-20) -14 (-25) -14 (-26) -13 (-23) -9 (-17) -8 (-14) -4 (-8) -8 (-15)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +41 (+2) -2 (0) -24 (-1) -135 (-5) -136 (-5) -256 (-10) -268 (-11) -126 (-5) -88 (-3) +27 (+1) +25 (+1) +69 (+3) -871 (-34)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -3h 38' -2h 05' -0h 22' +1h 24' +3h 07' +4h 12' +3h 42' +2h 05' +0h 19' -1h 27' -3h 10' -4h 13'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -26.6 -26.5 -26.6 -26.6 -26.7 -26.8 -26.8 -26.9 -26.9 -26.8 -26.8 -26.7   -26.7
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) +22 +18 +15 +4 +0 -5 -3 +1 +6 +15 +21 +22   +9.7
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) +1 (+2) -0.1 (0) -2.3 (-4) -7.3 (-13) -9.2 (-17) -11.4 (-21) -13.2 (-24) -13.7 (-25) -11.3 (-20) -7.3 (-13) -3.4 (-6) +0 (+0) -6.5 (-12)

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