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Lerwick, Shetland Islands vs Melbourne, Victoria Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Lerwick, Shetland Islands, Uk and Melbourne, Victoria, Australia is approximately 16,581 km or 10,304 mi.
  • To reach Lerwick, Shetland Islands in this distance one would set out from Melbourne, Victoria bearing 327.3° or NNW and follow the great circles arc to approach Lerwick, Shetland Islands bearing 239.1° or WSW .
  • Both have a marine west coast climate (Cfb).
  • The annual average temperature is 8.6 °C (15.4°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 2 °C (3.6°F) less in Lerwick, Shetland Islands. The continentality subtype is barely hyperoceanic for both.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 570.2 mm (22.4 in) more which is equivalent to 570.2 l/m² (13.99 US gal/ft²) or 5,702,000 l/ha (609,582 US gal/ac) more. About 1 8/9 as much.
  • There are 997 fewer hours of sunlight per year in Lerwick, Shetland Islands. In whichever way circa 2h 44' less per day or about 1/2 as many.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 21.6° lower in Lerwick, Shetland Islands than in Melbourne, Victoria.
  • Relative humidity levels are 28.2% higher.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 1.9°C (3.4°F) lower.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) -21 (-37) -21 (-38) -18 (-33) -13 (-23) -7 (-13) -2 (-3) +0 (0) +-1 (-2) -5 (-9) -10 (-17) -15 (-26) -18 (-33) -11 (-19)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -17 (-31) -18 (-32) -15 (-28) -11 (-20) -6 (-10) -1 (-1) +1 (+2) +1 (+1) -3 (-5) -7 (-12) -12 (-21) -15 (-27) -9 (-15)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) -14 (-25) -14 (-26) -13 (-23) -9 (-16) -4 (-8) +0 (+1) +3 (+5) +2 (+4) -1 (-1) -4 (-7) -9 (-16) -12 (-21) -6 (-11)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +84 (+3) +46 (+2) +71 (+3) +19 (+1) -6 (0) +18 (+1) +13 (+1) +22 (+1) +65 (+3) +69 (+3) +86 (+3) +84 (+3) +570 (+22)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) +16 (+52) +14 (+50) +11 (+35) +8 (+27) +1 (+3) -1 ( -3) 0 ( 0) 0 ( 0) +4 (+13) +9 (+29) +11 (+37) +14 (+45)   +87 (+24)
sunshine iconAverage Sunlight Hours/ Day -7h 17' -5h 37' -3h 40' -1h 18' +1h 36' +1h 52' +0h 19' -0h 48' -2h 00' -3h 44' -5h 24' -6h 50'   -2h 44'
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -7h 52' -4h 43' -0h 51' +3h 13' +6h 53' +8h 57' +8h 00' +4h 44' +0h 44' -3h 20' -6h 59' -8h 57'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -61.9 -43.3 -21.8 +1.4 +18 +24.5 +18.6 +1.9 -20.9 -43.5 -61.9 -69.1   -21.6
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) +38 +33 +32 +24 +17 +14 +20 +25 +30 +33 +36 +36   +28.2
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) -8.2 (-15) -9.7 (-17) -7.3 (-13) -5.1 (-9) -1.6 (-3) +2 (+4) +5.8 (+10) +5.8 (+10) +4 (+7) +0.4 (+1) -2.8 (-5) -6.1 (-11) -1.9 (-3)

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