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Lerwick, Shetland Islands vs Milford Sound Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Lerwick, Shetland Islands, Uk and Milford Sound, New Zealand is approximately 18,146 km or 11,276 mi.
  • To reach Lerwick, Shetland Islands in this distance one would set out from Milford Sound bearing 341° or NNW and follow the great circles arc to approach Lerwick, Shetland Islands bearing 207.8° or SSW .
  • Both have a marine west coast climate (Cfb).
  • The average temperature is 3.5 °C (6.3°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 0.7 °C (1.3°F) less in Lerwick, Shetland Islands. The continentality subtype is barely hyperoceanic for both.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 5292.8 mm (208.4 in) less which is equivalent to 5292.8 l/m² (129.9 US gal/ft²) or 52,928,000 l/ha (5,658,354 US gal/ac) less. About 1/5 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 14.8° lower in Lerwick, Shetland Islands than in Milford Sound.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -11 (-21) -12 (-21) -10 (-18) -6 (-11) -1 (-1) +4 (+8) +6 (+11) +5 (+9) +2 (+3) -2 (-3) -7 (-12) -10 (-17) -4 (-6)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -521 (-21) -380 (-15) -556 (-22) -490 (-19) -494 (-19) -345 (-14) -321 (-13) -330 (-13) -446 (-18) -505 (-20) -406 (-16) -500 (-20) -5293 (-208)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -8h 32' -5h 07' -0h 55' +3h 30' +7h 28' +9h 42' +8h 40' +5h 07' +0h 47' -3h 37' -7h 34' -9h 42'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -55.1 -36.5 -15 +8.2 +24.9 +31.4 +25.5 +8.7 -14 -36.7 -55.1 -62.3   -14.8

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