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Lerwick, Shetland Islands vs Kuala Lumpur Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Lerwick, Shetland Islands, Uk and Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia is approximately 10,404 km or 6,465 mi.
  • To reach Lerwick, Shetland Islands in this distance one would set out from Kuala Lumpur bearing 330.9° or NNW and follow the great circles arc to approach Lerwick, Shetland Islands bearing 257.4° or WSW .
  • Lerwick, Shetland Islands has a marine west coast climate (Cfb) whereas Kuala Lumpur has a tropical rainforest climate (Af).
  • The average annual temperature is 19.7 °C (35.4°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 7.5 °C (13.5°F) more in Lerwick, Shetland Islands. The continentality subtype is barely hyperoceanic as opposed to extremely hyperoceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 1157.2 mm (45.6 in) less which is equivalent to 1157.2 l/m² (28.4 US gal/ft²) or 11,572,000 l/ha (1,237,124 US gal/ac) less. About 1/2 as much.
  • There are 1146 fewer hours of sunlight per year in Lerwick, Shetland Islands. In whichever way circa 3h 08' less per day or about 1/2 as many.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 44.7° lower in Lerwick, Shetland Islands than in Kuala Lumpur.
  • Relative humidity levels are 21.4% higher.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 14.1°C (25.4°F) lower.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) -27 (-48) -28 (-50) -27 (-49) -25 (-46) -23 (-41) -21 (-37) -18 (-33) -18 (-32) -20 (-35) -22 (-39) -25 (-45) -26 (-47) -23 (-42)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -23 (-41) -23 (-42) -23 (-41) -22 (-39) -20 (-35) -17 (-31) -15 (-27) -15 (-27) -16 (-29) -18 (-33) -21 (-38) -22 (-40) -20 (-35)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) -21 (-37) -21 (-38) -21 (-39) -20 (-37) -18 (-32) -16 (-28) -13 (-23) -14 (-24) -14 (-25) -17 (-30) -20 (-36) -20 (-36) -18 (-32)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -32 (-1) -53 (-2) -104 (-4) -213 (-8) -122 (-5) -67 (-3) -67 (-3) -67 (-3) -74 (-3) -138 (-5) -132 (-5) -88 (-3) -1157 (-46)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) +9 (+29) +7 (+25) +3 (+10) 0 ( 0) -2 ( -6) +2 (+7) +6 (+19) +3 (+10) +2 (+7) +2 (+6) +2 (+7) +7 (+23)   +41 (+11)
sunshine iconAverage Sunlight Hours/ Day -5h 23' -5h 35' -3h 36' -1h 54' -0h 58' -1h 20' -2h 29' -2h 30' -2h 06' -3h 07' -3h 48' -4h 56'   -3h 08'
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -5h 25' -3h 11' -0h 34' +2h 10' +4h 42' +6h 12' +5h 30' +3h 12' +0h 29' -2h 15' -4h 46' -6h 12'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -56.7 -56.5 -56.4 -39.5 -22.8 -16.4 -22.3 -39 -56.6 -56.6 -56.8 -57   -44.7
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) +26 +24 +25 +17 +13 +18 +22 +23 +21 +20 +22 +26   +21.4
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) -16.8 (-30) -17.5 (-32) -16.4 (-30) -17.1 (-31) -15.7 (-28) -12.5 (-23) -9.4 (-17) -9.1 (-16) -10.9 (-20) -13.6 (-24) -15.1 (-27) -15.4 (-28) -14.1 (-25)

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