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Lerwick, Shetland Islands vs Petauke Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Lerwick, Shetland Islands, Uk and Petauke, Zambia is approximately 8,766 km or 5,448 mi.
  • To reach Lerwick, Shetland Islands in this distance one would set out from Petauke bearing 344.2° or NNW and follow the great circles arc to approach Lerwick, Shetland Islands bearing 328° or NNW .
  • Lerwick, Shetland Islands has a marine west coast climate (Cfb) whereas Petauke has a humid subtropical climate with dry winters (Cwa).
  • The average temperature is 14.2 °C (25.6°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 2.2 °C (4°F) more in Lerwick, Shetland Islands. The continentality subtype is barely hyperoceanic as opposed to truly hyperoceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 242.2 mm (9.5 in) more which is equivalent to 242.2 l/m² (5.94 US gal/ft²) or 2,422,000 l/ha (258,928 US gal/ac) more. About 1 1/4 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 41.4° lower in Lerwick, Shetland Islands than in Petauke.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) -22 (-39) -22 (-40) -21 (-38) -19 (-34) -16 (-28) -11 (-20) -10 (-17) -11 (-20) -16 (-28) -20 (-35) -22 (-39) -21 (-38) -17 (-31)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -19 (-34) -19 (-35) -19 (-34) -17 (-31) -12 (-22) -7 (-13) -6 (-10) -7 (-13) -12 (-21) -15 (-28) -18 (-33) -18 (-33) -14 (-25)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) -16 (-29) -16 (-30) -16 (-29) -15 (-27) -9 (-17) -3 (-6) -2 (-3) -3 (-6) -8 (-14) -11 (-20) -15 (-26) -16 (-28) -11 (-20)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -116 (-5) -137 (-5) -27 (-1) +42 (+2) +54 (+2) +60 (+2) +62 (+2) +79 (+3) +118 (+5) +118 (+5) +56 (+2) -66 (-3) +242 (+10)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -6h 19' -3h 45' -0h 40' +2h 34' +5h 30' +7h 12' +6h 25' +3h 46' +0h 34' -2h 39' -5h 35' -7h 13'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -73.7 -65.6 -45.2 -22.1 -5.4 +1 -5 -21.8 -44.5 -65.8 -73.5 -74.3   -41.4

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