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Lerwick, Shetland Islands vs Noumea Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Lerwick, Shetland Islands, Uk and Noumea, New Caledonia is approximately 15,694 km or 9,752 mi.
  • To reach Lerwick, Shetland Islands in this distance one would set out from Noumea bearing 350.2° or N and follow the great circles arc to approach Lerwick, Shetland Islands bearing 198.4° or SSW .
  • Lerwick, Shetland Islands has a marine west coast climate (Cfb) whereas Noumea has a tropical wet and dry/ savanna climate with dry winters (Aw).
  • The annual average temperature is 16.2 °C (29.2°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 2.5 °C (4.5°F) more in Lerwick, Shetland Islands. The continentality subtype is barely hyperoceanic as opposed to truly hyperoceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 137.5 mm (5.4 in) more which is equivalent to 137.5 l/m² (3.37 US gal/ft²) or 1,375,000 l/ha (146,997 US gal/ac) more. About 1 1/8 as much.
  • There are 1532 fewer hours of sunlight per year in Lerwick, Shetland Islands. In whichever way circa 4h 12' less per day or about 2/5 as many.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 36.7° lower in Lerwick, Shetland Islands than in Noumea.
  • Relative humidity levels are 14.4% higher.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 12.6°C (22.6°F) lower.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) -24 (-42) -24 (-43) -23 (-41) -19 (-35) -15 (-27) -11 (-20) -9 (-16) -9 (-16) -12 (-21) -15 (-28) -20 (-36) -22 (-40) -17 (-30)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -23 (-41) -23 (-41) -22 (-39) -19 (-34) -15 (-27) -11 (-20) -9 (-15) -8 (-15) -11 (-19) -14 (-26) -19 (-34) -21 (-38) -16 (-29)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) -22 (-39) -22 (-40) -21 (-38) -19 (-34) -15 (-26) -11 (-20) -8 (-15) -8 (-14) -10 (-17) -13 (-23) -18 (-32) -20 (-36) -15 (-28)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +18 (+1) -31 (-1) -21 (-1) -39 (-2) -29 (-1) -69 (-3) -11 (0) +9 (+0) +79 (+3) +81 (+3) +80 (+3) +69 (+3) +138 (+5)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) +16 (+52) +13 (+46) +8 (+26) +11 (+37) +5 (+16) +5 (+17) +8 (+26) +9 (+29) +12 (+40) +18 (+58) +19 (+63) +17 (+55)   +141 (+39)
sunshine iconAverage Sunlight Hours/ Day -6h 48' -6h 22' -3h 38' -2h 24' -0h 36' -0h 18' -2h 01' -2h 52' -3h 18' -6h 32' -7h 22' -8h 09'   -4h 12'
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -6h 46' -4h 02' -0h 43' +2h 45' +5h 55' +7h 43' +6h 53' +4h 03' +0h 37' -2h 51' -6h 00' -7h 43'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -76.4 -58.5 -37.3 -14.2 +2.5 +9 +3.1 -13.6 -36.4 -58.7 -76 -82.2   -36.7
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) +16 +12 +10 +6 +8 +11 +16 +17 +18 +19 +21 +19   +14.4
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) -19.2 (-35) -20.1 (-36) -19 (-34) -16.9 (-30) -12.4 (-22) -8.5 (-15) -4.4 (-8) -4.3 (-8) -6.4 (-12) -10.1 (-18) -13.2 (-24) -16.2 (-29) -12.6 (-23)

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