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Lerwick, Shetland Islands vs Lihue, Kauai Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Lerwick, Shetland Islands, Uk and Lihue, Kauai, Hawaii is approximately 10,669 km or 6,630 mi.
  • To reach Lerwick, Shetland Islands in this distance one would set out from Lihue, Kauai bearing 10.7° or N and follow the great circles arc to approach Lerwick, Shetland Islands bearing 159.7° or SSE .
  • Lerwick, Shetland Islands has a marine west coast climate (Cfb) whereas Lihue, Kauai has a tropical wet and dry/ savanna climate with dry summers (As).
  • The mean temperature is 17.3 °C (31.1°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 4.3 °C (7.7°F) more in Lerwick, Shetland Islands. The continentality subtype is barely hyperoceanic as opposed to truly hyperoceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 116.9 mm (4.6 in) more which is equivalent to 116.9 l/m² (2.87 US gal/ft²) or 1,169,000 l/ha (124,974 US gal/ac) more. About 1 1/9 as much.
  • There are 1538 fewer hours of sunlight per year in Lerwick, Shetland Islands. In whichever way circa 4h 12' less per day or about 2/5 as many.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 37.8° lower in Lerwick, Shetland Islands than in Lihue, Kauai.
  • Relative humidity levels are 17.3% higher.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 12.9°C (23.3°F) lower.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) -20 (-36) -21 (-37) -20 (-36) -19 (-34) -17 (-31) -16 (-29) -15 (-27) -15 (-27) -17 (-31) -18 (-33) -20 (-36) -20 (-36) -18 (-33)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -19 (-34) -19 (-34) -19 (-34) -18 (-33) -17 (-30) -15 (-28) -15 (-26) -15 (-26) -16 (-29) -17 (-31) -19 (-34) -19 (-34) -17 (-31)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) -17 (-31) -17 (-31) -18 (-32) -18 (-32) -16 (-29) -15 (-27) -14 (-25) -14 (-25) -15 (-27) -16 (-29) -18 (-33) -18 (-32) -16 (-29)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -19 (-1) +7 (+0) +8 (+0) -17 (-1) -18 (-1) +17 (+1) +8 (+0) +34 (+1) +58 (+2) +22 (+1) +5 (+0) +11 (+0) +117 (+5)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) +9 (+29) +7 (+25) +1 (+3) +4 (+13) -2 ( -6) -2 ( -7) -3 ( -10) -3 ( -10) +3 (+10) +4 (+13) +7 (+23) +6 (+19)   +31 (+9)
sunshine iconAverage Sunlight Hours/ Day -5h 27' -5h 16' -3h 23' -1h 34' -1h 54' -3h 10' -4h 44' -4h 50' -4h 50' -4h 48' -5h 08' -5h 27'   -4h 12'
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -4h 23' -2h 33' -0h 27' +1h 44' +3h 48' +5h 03' +4h 28' +2h 33' +0h 23' -1h 47' -3h 51' -5h 04'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -38.1 -38.1 -38.2 -38.3 -38 -35.2 -37.5 -38 -37.9 -37.8 -37.9 -38.1   -37.8
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) +17 +17 +17 +14 +13 +16 +20 +18 +20 +18 +19 +19   +17.3
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) -15.2 (-27) -15 (-27) -14.5 (-26) -14.3 (-26) -12.9 (-23) -11.4 (-21) -9.4 (-17) -10.2 (-18) -11 (-20) -13.1 (-24) -14 (-25) -14 (-25) -12.9 (-23)

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