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Lerwick, Shetland Islands vs Macquarie Island Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Lerwick, Shetland Islands, Uk and Macquarie Island, Australia is approximately 18,673 km or 11,604 mi.
  • To reach Lerwick, Shetland Islands in this distance one would set out from Macquarie Island bearing 305.9° or NW and follow the great circles arc to approach Lerwick, Shetland Islands bearing 250.9° or WSW .
  • Lerwick, Shetland Islands has a marine west coast climate (Cfb) whereas Macquarie Island has a tundra climate (ET).
  • The average temperature is 2 °C (3.6°F) warmer.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 5 °C (9°F) more in Lerwick, Shetland Islands. The continentality subtype is barely hyperoceanic as opposed to truly hyperoceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 303.1 mm (11.9 in) more which is equivalent to 303.1 l/m² (7.44 US gal/ft²) or 3,031,000 l/ha (324,034 US gal/ac) more. About 1 1/3 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 5° lower in Lerwick, Shetland Islands than in Macquarie Island.

Climate Comparison Table

The table shows values for Lerwick, Shetland Islands relative to Macquarie Island. You can also view this comparison the other way around from the perspective of Macquarie 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) -4 (-6) -4 (-7) -2 (-4) 1 (+1) +4 (+7) +7 (+13) +9 (+15) +9 (+16) +7 (+12) +4 (+8) +1 (+1) -2 (-3) +3 (+5)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -4 (-7) -4 (-7) -3 (-5) 0 (0) +3 (+6) +7 (+12) +8 (+14) +8 (+15) +7 (+12) +4 (+8) +0 (+1) -2 (-4) +2 (+4)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) -4 (-8) -4 (-8) -3 (-6) -1 (-2) +3 (+5) +6 (+10) +7 (+13) +8 (+14) +7 (+12) +4 (+8) +0 (+1) -3 (-5) +2 (+3)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +52 (+2) +10 (+0) +23 (+1) -19 (-1) -13 (-1) -11 (0) -7 (0) +16 (+1) +47 (+2) +62 (+2) +73 (+3) +68 (+3) +303 (+12)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -9h 54' -5h 54' -1h 03' +4h 02' +8h 39' +11h 16' +10h 03' +5h 55' +0h 54' -4h 11' -8h 46' -11h 16'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -45.3 -26.7 -5.2 +18 +34.7 +41.2 +35.3 +18.6 -4.2 -26.9 -45.4 -52.4   -5

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