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Lerwick, Shetland Islands vs Hetan Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Lerwick, Shetland Islands, Uk and Hetan, China is approximately 6,027 km or 3,745 mi.
  • To reach Lerwick, Shetland Islands in this distance one would set out from Hetan bearing 322.7° or NW and follow the great circles arc to approach Lerwick, Shetland Islands bearing 256.2° or WSW .
  • Lerwick, Shetland Islands has a marine west coast climate (Cfb) whereas Hetan has a mid-latitude cool desert climate (BWk).
  • The annual average temperature is 5.4 °C (9.7°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 21.5 °C (38.7°F) less in Lerwick, Shetland Islands. The continentality subtype is barely hyperoceanic as opposed to truly continental.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 1174.9 mm (46.3 in) more which is equivalent to 1174.9 l/m² (28.83 US gal/ft²) or 11,749,000 l/ha (1,256,046 US gal/ac) more. About 35 1/2 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 23° lower in Lerwick, Shetland Islands than in Hetan.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) +5 (+8) +0 (-1) -9 (-17) -16 (-28) -18 (-32) -19 (-33) -19 (-34) -17 (-31) -15 (-26) -10 (-18) +-3 (-6) +4 (+7) -10 (-18)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) +8 (+14) +3 (+6) -5 (-9) -11 (-20) -13 (-23) -14 (-25) -14 (-25) -13 (-23) -10 (-17) -4 (-8) +1 (+2) +7 (+13) -5 (-10)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) +11 (+19) +6 (+11) -1 (-2) -7 (-13) -9 (-16) -10 (-18) -10 (-18) -9 (-16) -5 (-10) +0 (+1) +5 (+8) +10 (+17) -2 (-3)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +130 (+5) +90 (+4) +113 (+4) +69 (+3) +55 (+2) +53 (+2) +57 (+2) +76 (+3) +116 (+5) +133 (+5) +143 (+6) +141 (+6) +1175 (+46)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -3h 20' -1h 54' -0h 20' +1h 17' +2h 52' +3h 52' +3h 24' +1h 54' +0h 17' -1h 20' -2h 54' -3h 52'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -22.8 -22.8 -22.9 -22.9 -22.9 -23 -23 -23.1 -23.1 -23 -23 -23   -23

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