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Lerwick, Shetland Islands vs Niigata Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Lerwick, Shetland Islands, Uk and Niigata, Japan is approximately 8,521 km or 5,295 mi.
  • To reach Lerwick, Shetland Islands in this distance one would set out from Niigata bearing 340.9° or NNW and follow the great circles arc to approach Lerwick, Shetland Islands bearing 211.3° or SSW .
  • Lerwick, Shetland Islands has a marine west coast climate (Cfb) whereas Niigata has a humid subtropical climate (Cfa).
  • The average temperature is 6.3 °C (11.3°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 15.4 °C (27.7°F) less in Lerwick, Shetland Islands. The continentality subtype is barely hyperoceanic as opposed to subcontinental.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 569.4 mm (22.4 in) less which is equivalent to 569.4 l/m² (13.97 US gal/ft²) or 5,694,000 l/ha (608,726 US gal/ac) less. About 2/3 as much.
  • There are 777 fewer hours of sunlight per year in Lerwick, Shetland Islands. In whichever way circa 2h 07' less per day or about 4/7 as many.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 22.2° lower in Lerwick, Shetland Islands than in Niigata.
  • Relative humidity levels are 10.7% higher.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 3.9°C (7.1°F) lower.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) +1 (+1) +0 (0) -3 (-5) -8 (-14) -11 (-19) -11 (-21) -14 (-26) -16 (-29) -13 (-24) -9 (-17) -7 (-12) -2 (-4) -8 (-14)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) +1 (+2) +1 (+2) -1 (-2) -6 (-10) -9 (-15) -10 (-18) -13 (-23) -14 (-26) -12 (-21) -7 (-13) -5 (-9) -1 (-2) -6 (-11)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) +2 (+3) +2 (+3) +0 (+0) -4 (-7) -7 (-12) -10 (-17) -12 (-22) -13 (-24) -10 (-19) -6 (-10) -3 (-6) 0 (0) -5 (-9)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -60 (-2) -37 (-1) +11 (+0) -20 (-1) -36 (-1) -57 (-2) -120 (-5) -55 (-2) -39 (-2) -25 (-1) -54 (-2) -77 (-3) -569 (-22)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) +3 (+10) +3 (+11) +3 (+10) +9 (+30) +5 (+16) +4 (+13) +4 (+13) +6 (+19) +6 (+20) +9 (+29) +6 (+20) +1 (+3)   +59 (+16)
sunshine iconAverage Sunlight Hours/ Day -1h 27' -1h 05' -1h 36' -2h 18' -1h 46' -1h 28' -2h 38' -4h 25' -2h 08' -2h 30' -2h 34' -1h 27'   -2h 07'
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -3h 16' -1h 51' -0h 19' +1h 15' +2h 48' +3h 48' +3h 20' +1h 52' +0h 16' -1h 18' -2h 51' -3h 48'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -22 -22 -22 -22.1 -22.1 -22.2 -22.2 -22.4 -22.3 -22.2 -22.2 -22.2   -22.2
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) +11 +11 +14 +12 +9 +5 +7 +10 +10 +12 +15 +12   +10.7
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) +2.5 (+5) +2.5 (+5) +1.6 (+3) -2.9 (-5) -6 (-11) -8.9 (-16) -10.6 (-19) -11.8 (-21) -8.9 (-16) -5.1 (-9) -1.1 (-2) +1.7 (+3) -3.9 (-7)

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