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Lerwick, Shetland Islands vs Kaikoura Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Lerwick, Shetland Islands, Uk and Kaikoura, New Zealand is approximately 18,013 km or 11,193 mi.
  • To reach Lerwick, Shetland Islands in this distance one would set out from Kaikoura bearing 351.7° or N and follow the great circles arc to approach Lerwick, Shetland Islands bearing 192.3° or SSW .
  • Both have a marine west coast climate (Cfb).
  • The average temperature is 5.4 °C (9.7°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 383.7 mm (15.1 in) more which is equivalent to 383.7 l/m² (9.42 US gal/ft²) or 3,837,000 l/ha (410,201 US gal/ac) more. About 1 1/2 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 17° lower in Lerwick, Shetland Islands than in Kaikoura.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -13 (-24) -13 (-24) -12 (-21) -8 (-14) -3 (-6) +1 (+3) +4 (+6) +3 (+6) +0 (+0) -3 (-6) -8 (-15) -11 (-21) -5 (-10)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +79 (+3) +39 (+2) +26 (+1) -9 (0) -24 (-1) -6 (0) -25 (-1) -3 (0) +60 (+2) +74 (+3) +85 (+3) +88 (+3) +384 (+15)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -8h 18' -4h 58' -0h 53' +3h 24' +7h 15' +9h 26' +8h 26' +4h 59' +0h 46' -3h 31' -7h 21' -9h 26'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -57.3 -38.7 -17.2 +6 +22.6 +29.1 +23.2 +6.5 -16.3 -38.9 -57.3 -64.5   -17

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