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Lerwick, Shetland Islands vs Invercargill Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Lerwick, Shetland Islands, Uk and Invercargill, New Zealand is approximately 18,340 km or 11,397 mi.
  • To reach Lerwick, Shetland Islands in this distance one would set out from Invercargill bearing 339.5° or NNW and follow the great circles arc to approach Lerwick, Shetland Islands bearing 209° or SSW .
  • Both have a marine west coast climate (Cfb).
  • The mean temperature is 3 °C (5.4°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 0 °C (0°F) more in Lerwick, Shetland Islands. The continentality subtype is barely hyperoceanic for both.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 127.3 mm (5 in) more which is equivalent to 127.3 l/m² (3.12 US gal/ft²) or 1,273,000 l/ha (136,092 US gal/ac) more. About 1 1/8 as much.
  • There are 579 fewer hours of sunlight per year in Lerwick, Shetland Islands. In whichever way circa 1h 35' less per day or about 2/3 as many.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 13° lower in Lerwick, Shetland Islands than in Invercargill.
  • Relative humidity levels are 4.2% higher.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 1.8°C (3.3°F) lower.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) -13 (-23) -14 (-25) -11 (-20) -7 (-13) -2 (-4) +3 (+5) +4 (+7) +3 (+6) +-1 (-1) -5 (-9) -9 (-16) -11 (-20) -5 (-9)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -11 (-19) -11 (-19) -9 (-16) -5 (-9) 0 (0) +5 (+8) +6 (+11) +5 (+10) +2 (+3) -2 (-3) -6 (-11) -9 (-16) -3 (-5)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) -8 (-14) -8 (-14) -5 (-10) -3 (-6) +3 (+6) +6 (+10) +8 (+15) +9 (+15) +5 (+9) +1 (+2) -3 (-5) -6 (-11) 0 (0)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +19 (+1) +18 (+1) +21 (+1) -35 (-1) -49 (-2) -35 (-1) -15 (-1) +17 (+1) +37 (+1) +43 (+2) +61 (+2) +45 (+2) +127 (+5)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) +8 (+26) +6 (+21) +3 (+10) +3 (+10) -3 ( -10) -5 ( -17) 0 ( 0) +2 (+6) +4 (+13) +6 (+19) +6 (+20) +7 (+23)   +37 (+10)
sunshine iconAverage Sunlight Hours/ Day -5h 34' -3h 55' -1h 48' +0h 54' +2h 19' +3h 00' +0h 54' -0h 07' -1h 18' -3h 11' -4h 38' -5h 38'   -1h 35'
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -8h 44' -5h 14' -0h 56' +3h 35' +7h 38' +9h 55' +8h 52' +5h 15' +0h 48' -3h 42' -7h 44' -9h 55'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -53.4 -34.7 -13.2 +10 +26.6 +33.1 +27.2 +10.5 -12.3 -35 -53.4 -60.5   -13
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) +10 +2 +1 -4 -4 -2 +2 +4 +6 +11 +13 +11   +4.2
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) -8.9 (-16) -10.1 (-18) -8.2 (-15) -5.4 (-10) -0.4 (-1) +4.1 (+7) +6.9 (+12) +6.2 (+11) +3.2 (+6) +0.1 (+0) -2.9 (-5) -6.4 (-12) -1.8 (-3)

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