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Lerwick, Shetland Islands vs Hokitika Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Lerwick, Shetland Islands, Uk and Hokitika, New Zealand is approximately 18,005 km or 11,188 mi.
  • To reach Lerwick, Shetland Islands in this distance one would set out from Hokitika bearing 347.3° or NNW and follow the great circles arc to approach Lerwick, Shetland Islands bearing 198.9° or SSW .
  • Both have a marine west coast climate (Cfb).
  • The average temperature is 4.8 °C (8.6°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 0.2 °C (0.4°F) more in Lerwick, Shetland Islands. The continentality subtype is barely hyperoceanic for both.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 1623.1 mm (63.9 in) less which is equivalent to 1623.1 l/m² (39.83 US gal/ft²) or 16,231,000 l/ha (1,735,202 US gal/ac) less. About 3/7 as much.
  • There are 773 fewer hours of sunlight per year in Lerwick, Shetland Islands. In whichever way circa 2h 07' less per day or about 4/7 as many.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 16.7° lower in Lerwick, Shetland Islands than in Hokitika.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) -14 (-25) -14 (-25) -12 (-22) -8 (-15) -4 (-7) +1 (+1) +2 (+3) +2 (+4) +-1 (-1) -5 (-9) -9 (-16) -11 (-20) -6 (-11)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -12 (-22) -13 (-23) -11 (-20) -7 (-13) -2 (-4) +2 (+4) +4 (+7) +4 (+6) +0 (+1) -3 (-5) -8 (-14) -11 (-19) -5 (-9)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) -10 (-18) -10 (-18) -8 (-15) -5 (-10) +0 (+0) +5 (+8) +7 (+13) +7 (+12) +3 (+5) -1 (-1) -5 (-9) -8 (-15) -2 (-4)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -114 (-5) -76 (-3) -108 (-4) -162 (-6) -182 (-7) -161 (-6) -164 (-6) -141 (-6) -141 (-6) -132 (-5) -120 (-5) -122 (-5) -1623 (-64)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) +11 (+35) +8 (+28) +4 (+13) +5 (+17) -1 ( -3) -1 ( -3) +1 (+3) +1 (+3) +2 (+7) +4 (+13) +6 (+20) +8 (+26)   +48 (+13)
sunshine iconAverage Sunlight Hours/ Day -5h 54' -4h 12' -2h 27' -0h 16' +1h 23' +1h 42' -0h 07' -0h 40' -1h 34' -3h 00' -4h 40' -5h 40'   -2h 07'
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -8h 20' -4h 59' -0h 54' +3h 25' +7h 17' +9h 28' +8h 28' +5h 00' +0h 46' -3h 32' -7h 23' -9h 28'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -57 -38.4 -16.9 +6.3 +22.9 +29.4 +23.5 +6.8 -16 -38.6 -57 -64.2   -16.7

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