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Lerwick, Shetland Islands vs Lord Howe Island Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Lerwick, Shetland Islands, Uk and Lord Howe Island, Australia is approximately 16,517 km or 10,264 mi.
  • To reach Lerwick, Shetland Islands in this distance one would set out from Lord Howe Island bearing 341.2° or NNW and follow the great circles arc to approach Lerwick, Shetland Islands bearing 213.5° or SSW .
  • Lerwick, Shetland Islands has a marine west coast climate (Cfb) whereas Lord Howe Island has a humid subtropical climate (Cfa).
  • The annual average temperature is 12.5 °C (22.5°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 289.6 mm (11.4 in) less which is equivalent to 289.6 l/m² (7.11 US gal/ft²) or 2,896,000 l/ha (309,602 US gal/ac) less. About 4/5 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 27.8° lower in Lerwick, Shetland Islands than in Lord Howe Island.

Climate Comparison Table

The table shows values for Lerwick, Shetland Islands relative to Lord Howe Island. You can also view this comparison the other way around from the perspective of Lord Howe Island 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 (-35) -20 (-36) -19 (-33) -15 (-28) -11 (-20) -7 (-12) -5 (-8) -4 (-8) -7 (-13) -10 (-18) -15 (-26) -18 (-32) -13 (-22)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -19 (-34) -20 (-36) -19 (-34) -16 (-29) -11 (-21) -7 (-13) -5 (-9) -4 (-7) -7 (-12) -10 (-18) -15 (-26) -18 (-32) -13 (-22)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) -18 (-33) -20 (-35) -19 (-34) -17 (-30) -12 (-21) -7 (-13) -5 (-9) -4 (-6) -6 (-11) -9 (-17) -14 (-26) -18 (-32) -12 (-22)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +40 (+2) -15 (-1) -2 (0) -47 (-2) -93 (-4) -101 (-4) -94 (-4) -62 (-2) -5 (0) +30 (+1) +23 (+1) +38 (+1) -290 (-11)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -7h 23' -4h 25' -0h 47' +3h 01' +6h 27' +8h 24' +7h 30' +4h 25' +0h 41' -3h 07' -6h 32' -8h 24'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -68 -49.5 -28.1 -4.9 +11.8 +18.3 +12.4 -4.4 -27.1 -49.7 -68 -75.4   -27.8

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