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Lerwick, Shetland Islands vs Kanazawa Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Lerwick, Shetland Islands, Uk and Kanazawa, Japan is approximately 8,588 km or 5,337 mi.
  • To reach Lerwick, Shetland Islands in this distance one would set out from Kanazawa bearing 340° or NNW and follow the great circles arc to approach Lerwick, Shetland Islands bearing 213.6° or SSW .
  • Lerwick, Shetland Islands has a marine west coast climate (Cfb) whereas Kanazawa has a humid subtropical climate (Cfa).
  • The average temperature is 7.2 °C (13°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 15 °C (27°F) less in Lerwick, Shetland Islands. The continentality subtype is barely hyperoceanic as opposed to subcontinental.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 1383.4 mm (54.5 in) less which is equivalent to 1383.4 l/m² (33.95 US gal/ft²) or 13,834,000 l/ha (1,478,946 US gal/ac) less. About 1/2 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 23.5° lower in Lerwick, Shetland Islands than in Kanazawa.
  • Relative humidity levels are 9.7% higher.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 4.9°C (8.8°F) lower.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) +-1 (-1) +-1 (-3) -5 (-8) -10 (-17) -12 (-22) -13 (-23) -16 (-28) -17 (-31) -14 (-26) -11 (-19) -8 (-15) -4 (-7) -9 (-17)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) +0 (+1) +0 (+0) -2 (-4) -7 (-12) -9 (-17) -11 (-19) -14 (-25) -15 (-27) -12 (-22) -8 (-14) -6 (-10) -2 (-4) -7 (-13)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) +1 (+2) +1 (+2) 0 (-1) -5 (-8) -7 (-13) -10 (-17) -13 (-23) -13 (-24) -11 (-19) -6 (-11) -4 (-7) -1 (-2) -6 (-10)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -162 (-6) -103 (-4) -43 (-2) -76 (-3) -88 (-3) -147 (-6) -189 (-7) -92 (-4) -130 (-5) -69 (-3) -122 (-5) -163 (-6) -1383 (-54)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -3h 23' -1h 56' -0h 20' +1h 18' +2h 54' +3h 55' +3h 26' +1h 56' +0h 17' -1h 21' -2h 57' -3h 55'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -23.3 -23.3 -23.3 -23.4 -23.4 -23.5 -23.6 -23.7 -23.7 -23.6 -23.6 -23.5   -23.5
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) +8 +8 +13 +12 +10 +4 +7 +10 +8 +11 +14 +11   +9.7
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) +1.4 (+3) +1.4 (+3) +0.5 (+1) -4.1 (-7) -6.7 (-12) -9.7 (-17) -11.5 (-21) -12.2 (-22) -9.8 (-18) -5.9 (-11) -2.2 (-4) +0.4 (+1) -4.9 (-9)

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