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Lerwick, Shetland Islands vs Nagasaki Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Lerwick, Shetland Islands, Uk and Nagasaki, Japan is approximately 8,763 km or 5,445 mi.
  • To reach Lerwick, Shetland Islands in this distance one would set out from Nagasaki bearing 337.5° or NNW and follow the great circles arc to approach Lerwick, Shetland Islands bearing 220.3° or SW .
  • Lerwick, Shetland Islands has a marine west coast climate (Cfb) whereas Nagasaki has a humid subtropical climate (Cfa).
  • The annual average temperature is 9.8 °C (17.6°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 12.5 °C (22.5°F) less in Lerwick, Shetland Islands. The continentality subtype is barely hyperoceanic as opposed to subcontinental.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 736.2 mm (29 in) less which is equivalent to 736.2 l/m² (18.07 US gal/ft²) or 7,362,000 l/ha (787,047 US gal/ac) less. About 5/8 as much.
  • There are 1049 fewer hours of sunlight per year in Lerwick, Shetland Islands. In whichever way circa 2h 52' less per day or about 1/2 as many.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 27.4° lower in Lerwick, Shetland Islands than in Nagasaki.
  • Relative humidity levels are 11.8% higher.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 7°C (12.5°F) lower.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) -5 (-8) -6 (-10) -8 (-15) -12 (-21) -13 (-24) -13 (-24) -16 (-29) -17 (-31) -16 (-28) -13 (-24) -11 (-19) -7 (-12) -11 (-20)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -3 (-6) -4 (-7) -6 (-11) -10 (-18) -11 (-21) -12 (-22) -15 (-27) -16 (-28) -14 (-26) -11 (-19) -9 (-15) -5 (-9) -10 (-17)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) -2 (-3) -3 (-5) -5 (-8) -9 (-15) -10 (-18) -12 (-21) -15 (-27) -15 (-27) -13 (-24) -9 (-16) -7 (-13) -4 (-6) -9 (-15)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +53 (+2) +6 (+0) -2 (0) -102 (-4) -131 (-5) -272 (-11) -272 (-11) -108 (-4) -72 (-3) +30 (+1) +58 (+2) +76 (+3) -736 (-29)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) +13 (+42) +13 (+46) +9 (+29) +10 (+33) +2 (+6) +2 (+7) +5 (+16) +8 (+26) +7 (+23) +17 (+55) +18 (+60) +17 (+55)   +121 (+33)
sunshine iconAverage Sunlight Hours/ Day -2h 52' -2h 52' -2h 48' -1h 52' -1h 11' -0h 28' -2h 44' -4h 21' -2h 42' -4h 17' -4h 34' -3h 40'   -2h 52'
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -3h 41' -2h 07' -0h 22' +1h 25' +3h 10' +4h 16' +3h 45' +2h 07' +0h 19' -1h 29' -3h 13' -4h 16'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -27.2 -27.1 -27.2 -27.3 -27.3 -27.4 -27.4 -27.5 -27.5 -27.4 -27.4 -27.4   -27.4
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) +18 +17 +16 +9 +6 +1 +4 +8 +10 +16 +19 +18   +11.8
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) +0 (+0) -0.7 (-1) -2.9 (-5) -7.7 (-14) -9.5 (-17) -11.8 (-21) -13.5 (-24) -13.6 (-24) -11.5 (-21) -7.6 (-14) -3.9 (-7) -0.9 (-2) -7 (-13)

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