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Lerwick, Shetland Islands vs Longreach Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Lerwick, Shetland Islands, Uk and Longreach, Australia is approximately 15,138 km or 9,407 mi.
  • To reach Lerwick, Shetland Islands in this distance one would set out from Longreach bearing 336° or NNW and follow the great circles arc to approach Lerwick, Shetland Islands bearing 228.7° or SW .
  • Lerwick, Shetland Islands has a marine west coast climate (Cfb) whereas Longreach has a subtropical hot steppe climate (BSh).
  • The average annual temperature is 16.5 °C (29.6°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 6.5 °C (11.7°F) less in Lerwick, Shetland Islands. The continentality subtype is barely hyperoceanic as opposed to truly oceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 792.1 mm (31.2 in) more which is equivalent to 792.1 l/m² (19.44 US gal/ft²) or 7,921,000 l/ha (846,807 US gal/ac) more. About 2 8/9 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 35.7° lower in Lerwick, Shetland Islands than in Longreach.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) -32 (-57) -31 (-55) -28 (-51) -23 (-42) -17 (-30) -11 (-19) -9 (-17) -11 (-21) -17 (-31) -23 (-42) -29 (-52) -32 (-57) -22 (-40)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -27 (-48) -26 (-47) -23 (-42) -19 (-33) -12 (-21) -6 (-10) -4 (-6) -5 (-9) -11 (-19) -17 (-30) -23 (-41) -26 (-47) -16 (-30)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) -22 (-39) -21 (-39) -19 (-33) -14 (-24) -7 (-12) 0 (-1) +2 (+4) +1 (+2) -4 (-7) -10 (-18) -17 (-30) -20 (-36) -11 (-19)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +61 (+2) +19 (+1) +64 (+3) +31 (+1) +30 (+1) +46 (+2) +39 (+2) +65 (+3) +110 (+4) +116 (+5) +117 (+5) +94 (+4) +792 (+31)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -6h 51' -4h 05' -0h 44' +2h 47' +5h 58' +7h 48' +6h 57' +4h 05' +0h 38' -2h 53' -6h 03' -7h 48'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -75.5 -57.4 -36.1 -13 +3.7 +10.2 +4.3 -12.5 -35.2 -57.6 -75.2 -83   -35.7

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