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Lerwick, Shetland Islands vs Nelson Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Lerwick, Shetland Islands, Uk and Nelson, New Zealand is approximately 17,884 km or 11,113 mi.
  • To reach Lerwick, Shetland Islands in this distance one would set out from Nelson bearing 351.4° or N and follow the great circles arc to approach Lerwick, Shetland Islands bearing 193° or SSW .
  • Both have a marine west coast climate (Cfb).
  • The average temperature is 5.5 °C (9.9°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 2.2 °C (4°F) less in Lerwick, Shetland Islands. The continentality subtype is barely hyperoceanic for both.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 214.5 mm (8.4 in) more which is equivalent to 214.5 l/m² (5.26 US gal/ft²) or 2,145,000 l/ha (229,315 US gal/ac) more. About 1 2/9 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 18.1° lower in Lerwick, Shetland Islands than in Nelson.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -14 (-26) -14 (-26) -12 (-22) -8 (-14) -2 (-4) +3 (+5) +5 (+8) +4 (+7) 0 (0) -4 (-7) -9 (-16) -12 (-22) -6 (-10)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +51 (+2) +36 (+1) +32 (+1) -21 (-1) -30 (-1) -20 (-1) -28 (-1) -17 (-1) +39 (+2) +45 (+2) +59 (+2) +69 (+3) +215 (+8)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -8h 11' -4h 54' -0h 53' +3h 21' +7h 10' +9h 18' +8h 19' +4h 55' +0h 45' -3h 28' -7h 15' -9h 19'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -58.4 -39.8 -18.4 +4.8 +21.5 +28 +22.1 +5.4 -17.4 -40 -58.4 -65.6   -18.1

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