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Lerwick, Shetland Islands vs Low Head Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Lerwick, Shetland Islands, Uk and Low Head, Australia is approximately 16,967 km or 10,544 mi.
  • To reach Lerwick, Shetland Islands in this distance one would set out from Low Head bearing 325° or NW and follow the great circles arc to approach Lerwick, Shetland Islands bearing 240.4° or WSW .
  • Both have a marine west coast climate (Cfb).
  • The average annual temperature is 6.4 °C (11.5°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 0 °C (0°F) less in Lerwick, Shetland Islands. The continentality subtype is barely hyperoceanic for both.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 537.8 mm (21.2 in) more which is equivalent to 537.8 l/m² (13.2 US gal/ft²) or 5,378,000 l/ha (574,944 US gal/ac) more. About 1 4/5 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 18.4° lower in Lerwick, Shetland Islands than in Low Head.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) -16 (-28) -17 (-31) -15 (-27) -11 (-19) -5 (-10) +0 (-1) +1 (+3) +1 (+2) -2 (-3) -6 (-10) -11 (-19) -13 (-24) -8 (-14)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -14 (-25) -15 (-27) -13 (-23) -9 (-17) -4 (-8) +0 (+0) +2 (+4) +2 (+4) -1 (-1) -4 (-7) -9 (-16) -12 (-21) -6 (-11)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) -12 (-22) -13 (-23) -11 (-20) -8 (-15) -4 (-6) +1 (+1) +3 (+6) +3 (+6) +0 (+1) -3 (-5) -7 (-13) -10 (-18) -5 (-9)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +101 (+4) +61 (+2) +65 (+3) +11 (+0) -5 (0) -3 (0) -25 (-1) +3 (+0) +59 (+2) +82 (+3) +95 (+4) +92 (+4) +538 (+21)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -8h 10' -4h 54' -0h 53' +3h 21' +7h 08' +9h 17' +8h 18' +4h 54' +0h 45' -3h 28' -7h 14' -9h 17'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -58.7 -40 -18.6 +4.6 +21.3 +27.8 +21.8 +5.1 -17.7 -40.3 -58.7 -65.9   -18.4

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