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Lerwick, Shetland Islands vs Hitoyoshi Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Lerwick, Shetland Islands, Uk and Hitoyoshi, Japan is approximately 8,848 km or 5,498 mi.
  • To reach Lerwick, Shetland Islands in this distance one would set out from Hitoyoshi bearing 337.9° or NNW and follow the great circles arc to approach Lerwick, Shetland Islands bearing 219.8° or SW .
  • Lerwick, Shetland Islands has a marine west coast climate (Cfb) whereas Hitoyoshi has a humid subtropical climate (Cfa).
  • The mean annual temperature is 8.1 °C (14.6°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 13.4 °C (24.1°F) less in Lerwick, Shetland Islands. The continentality subtype is barely hyperoceanic as opposed to subcontinental.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 1094.9 mm (43.1 in) less which is equivalent to 1094.9 l/m² (26.87 US gal/ft²) or 10,949,000 l/ha (1,170,521 US gal/ac) less. About 1/2 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 27.9° lower in Lerwick, Shetland Islands than in Hitoyoshi.
  • Relative humidity levels are 4.7% higher.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 6.7°C (12.1°F) lower.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) -4 (-7) -6 (-10) -9 (-16) -13 (-23) -14 (-26) -14 (-26) -17 (-30) -17 (-31) -16 (-29) -13 (-24) -10 (-18) -6 (-10) -12 (-21)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -1 (-1) -2 (-4) -5 (-9) -9 (-17) -11 (-19) -12 (-21) -14 (-25) -14 (-25) -13 (-23) -9 (-15) -6 (-10) -2 (-3) -8 (-14)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) +2 (+4) +1 (+1) -2 (-3) -6 (-11) -8 (-14) -10 (-18) -13 (-23) -13 (-23) -11 (-19) -5 (-10) -3 (-5) +1 (+2) -6 (-10)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +52 (+2) -4 (0) -35 (-1) -136 (-5) -182 (-7) -393 (-15) -363 (-14) -137 (-5) -69 (-3) +36 (+1) +58 (+2) +78 (+3) -1095 (-43)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -3h 43' -2h 08' -0h 22' +1h 26' +3h 12' +4h 18' +3h 47' +2h 08' +0h 19' -1h 30' -3h 15' -4h 18'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -27.7 -27.7 -27.7 -27.8 -27.8 -27.9 -27.9 -28 -28 -27.9 -27.9 -27.9   -27.9
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) +9 +9 +8 +4 +2 +0 +2 +4 +2 +3 +6 +7   +4.7
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) +0.8 (+1) -0.6 (-1) -3.2 (-6) -8 (-14) -9.6 (-17) -11.5 (-21) -12.8 (-23) -12.8 (-23) -11.6 (-21) -8 (-14) -3.8 (-7) +0.2 (+0) -6.7 (-12)

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