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Lerwick, Shetland Islands vs Atuona, Hiva Oa Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Lerwick, Shetland Islands, Uk and Atuona, Hiva Oa, French Polynesia is approximately 13,428 km or 8,344 mi.
  • To reach Lerwick, Shetland Islands in this distance one would set out from Atuona, Hiva Oa bearing 22.9° or NNE and follow the great circles arc to approach Lerwick, Shetland Islands bearing 129.7° or SE .
  • Lerwick, Shetland Islands has a marine west coast climate (Cfb) whereas Atuona, Hiva Oa has a tropical rainforest climate (Af).
  • The average temperature is 19.4 °C (35°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 6.8 °C (12.2°F) more in Lerwick, Shetland Islands. The continentality subtype is barely hyperoceanic as opposed to extremely hyperoceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 212.8 mm (8.4 in) less which is equivalent to 212.8 l/m² (5.22 US gal/ft²) or 2,128,000 l/ha (227,497 US gal/ac) less. About 6/7 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 43° lower in Lerwick, Shetland Islands than in Atuona, Hiva Oa.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) -25 (-46) -26 (-46) -25 (-45) -23 (-41) -20 (-36) -17 (-30) -15 (-27) -14 (-26) -17 (-30) -20 (-35) -23 (-42) -25 (-45) -21 (-37)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -24 (-42) -24 (-43) -23 (-42) -22 (-39) -19 (-34) -16 (-29) -14 (-25) -14 (-24) -16 (-28) -18 (-32) -21 (-39) -23 (-41) -19 (-35)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) -22 (-39) -22 (-40) -22 (-39) -21 (-37) -18 (-32) -15 (-27) -13 (-24) -13 (-23) -14 (-25) -16 (-29) -19 (-35) -21 (-38) -18 (-32)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +2 (+0) -30 (-1) -33 (-1) -59 (-2) -82 (-3) -118 (-5) -75 (-3) -34 (-1) +50 (+2) +49 (+2) +73 (+3) +45 (+2) -213 (-8)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -6h 05' -3h 36' -0h 38' +2h 27' +5h 18' +6h 56' +6h 11' +3h 37' +0h 33' -2h 33' -5h 22' -6h 57'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -69.6 -67.2 -49.4 -26.3 -9.8 -3.5 -9.5 -26.4 -49.1 -66.9 -69.3 -69.9   -43

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