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Lerwick, Shetland Islands vs Tontouta Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Lerwick, Shetland Islands, Uk and Tontouta, New Caledonia is approximately 15,661 km or 9,732 mi.
  • To reach Lerwick, Shetland Islands in this distance one would set out from Tontouta bearing 350.1° or N and follow the great circles arc to approach Lerwick, Shetland Islands bearing 198.7° or SSW .
  • Lerwick, Shetland Islands has a marine west coast climate (Cfb) whereas Tontouta has a tropical wet and dry/ savanna climate with dry winters (Aw).
  • The average annual temperature is 15.7 °C (28.3°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 1.6 °C (2.9°F) more in Lerwick, Shetland Islands. The continentality subtype is barely hyperoceanic for both.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 256.1 mm (10.1 in) more which is equivalent to 256.1 l/m² (6.29 US gal/ft²) or 2,561,000 l/ha (273,788 US gal/ac) more. About 1 1/4 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 36.9° lower in Lerwick, Shetland Islands than in Tontouta.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) -25 (-46) -25 (-46) -24 (-43) -21 (-37) -17 (-30) -12 (-22) -10 (-18) -10 (-18) -13 (-23) -17 (-31) -22 (-39) -24 (-43) -18 (-33)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -23 (-41) -23 (-41) -22 (-39) -18 (-33) -14 (-26) -10 (-19) -8 (-14) -7 (-13) -10 (-17) -14 (-24) -19 (-33) -21 (-38) -16 (-28)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) -20 (-36) -21 (-37) -20 (-35) -16 (-29) -12 (-21) -8 (-15) -5 (-9) -5 (-8) -6 (-12) -10 (-18) -15 (-28) -18 (-33) -13 (-23)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +7 (+0) -53 (-2) -6 (0) -2 (0) -4 (0) -37 (-1) -2 (0) +23 (+1) +86 (+3) +88 (+3) +82 (+3) +73 (+3) +256 (+10)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -6h 45' -4h 02' -0h 43' +2h 45' +5h 54' +7h 42' +6h 52' +4h 02' +0h 37' -2h 51' -5h 59' -7h 42'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -76.6 -58.8 -37.6 -14.4 +2.2 +8.7 +2.8 -13.9 -36.6 -58.9 -76.1 -82   -36.9

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