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Lerwick, Shetland Islands vs Ofunato Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Lerwick, Shetland Islands, Uk and Ofunato, Japan is approximately 8,474 km or 5,266 mi.
  • To reach Lerwick, Shetland Islands in this distance one would set out from Ofunato bearing 342° or NNW and follow the great circles arc to approach Lerwick, Shetland Islands bearing 208.8° or SSW .
  • Lerwick, Shetland Islands has a marine west coast climate (Cfb) whereas Ofunato has a humid subtropical climate (Cfa).
  • The mean temperature is 4 °C (7.2°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 13.9 °C (25°F) less in Lerwick, Shetland Islands. The continentality subtype is barely hyperoceanic as opposed to subcontinental.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 270 mm (10.6 in) less which is equivalent to 270 l/m² (6.63 US gal/ft²) or 2,700,000 l/ha (288,648 US gal/ac) less. About 4/5 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 21° lower in Lerwick, Shetland Islands than in Ofunato.
  • Relative humidity levels are 12.4% higher.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 1.5°C (2.7°F) lower.

Climate Comparison Table

The table shows values for Lerwick, Shetland Islands relative to Ofunato. You can also view this comparison the other way around from the perspective of Ofunato 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 (+2) +1 (+1) +-2 (-3) -6 (-10) -9 (-15) -9 (-16) -11 (-19) -13 (-23) -11 (-19) -8 (-14) -6 (-10) +-1 (-2) -6 (-11)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) +3 (+5) +3 (+5) +1 (+1) -4 (-6) -6 (-11) -7 (-13) -9 (-17) -11 (-20) -9 (-16) -5 (-9) -3 (-5) +1 (+1) -4 (-7)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) +4 (+8) +4 (+8) +3 (+5) -1 (-2) -4 (-6) -6 (-11) -9 (-15) -10 (-19) -7 (-13) -2 (-4) 0 (-1) +3 (+5) -2 (-4)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +85 (+3) +31 (+1) +27 (+1) -70 (-3) -88 (-3) -94 (-4) -103 (-4) -119 (-5) -77 (-3) -5 (0) +43 (+2) +98 (+4) -270 (-11)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -3h 10' -1h 48' -0h 19' +1h 13' +2h 43' +3h 41' +3h 13' +1h 48' +0h 16' -1h 15' -2h 45' -3h 41'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -20.9 -20.8 -20.9 -20.9 -21 -21.1 -21.1 -21.2 -21.2 -21.1 -21.1 -21   -21
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) +24 +21 +20 +13 +7 +1 +1 +3 +5 +11 +20 +23   +12.4
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) +6.2 (+11) +5.7 (+10) +4.2 (+8) -0.7 (-1) -4.1 (-7) -6.9 (-12) -8.4 (-15) -10.2 (-18) -7.4 (-13) -3.3 (-6) +1.6 (+3) +5.1 (+9) -1.5 (-3)

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