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Lerwick, Shetland Islands vs Phuket Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Lerwick, Shetland Islands, Uk and Phuket, Thailand is approximately 9,772 km or 6,072 mi.
  • To reach Lerwick, Shetland Islands in this distance one would set out from Phuket bearing 330.6° or NNW and follow the great circles arc to approach Lerwick, Shetland Islands bearing 257.8° or WSW .
  • Lerwick, Shetland Islands has a marine west coast climate (Cfb) whereas Phuket has a tropical monsoonal climate (Am).
  • The mean annual temperature is 21.2 °C (38.2°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 6.5 °C (11.7°F) more in Lerwick, Shetland Islands. The continentality subtype is barely hyperoceanic as opposed to extremely hyperoceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 1109 mm (43.7 in) less which is equivalent to 1109 l/m² (27.22 US gal/ft²) or 11,090,000 l/ha (1,185,595 US gal/ac) less. About 1/2 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 44.1° lower in Lerwick, Shetland Islands than in Phuket.
  • Relative humidity levels are 12.9% higher.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 17.7°C (31.8°F) lower.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) -26 (-46) -27 (-48) -27 (-49) -25 (-46) -21 (-38) -19 (-33) -17 (-31) -17 (-30) -18 (-32) -21 (-37) -24 (-43) -25 (-45) -22 (-40)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -25 (-44) -26 (-46) -26 (-46) -24 (-44) -21 (-37) -18 (-33) -16 (-30) -16 (-29) -17 (-31) -19 (-35) -22 (-40) -24 (-43) -21 (-38)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) -22 (-39) -22 (-39) -22 (-40) -22 (-40) -20 (-36) -18 (-32) -16 (-29) -15 (-26) -16 (-29) -18 (-32) -21 (-38) -22 (-40) -19 (-35)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +101 (+4) +71 (+3) +65 (+3) -50 (-2) -257 (-10) -209 (-8) -229 (-9) -194 (-8) -281 (-11) -176 (-7) -33 (-1) +83 (+3) -1109 (-44)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) +21 (+68) +19 (+67) +14 (+45) +6 (+20) -4 ( -13) -4 ( -13) 0 ( 0) 0 ( 0) 0 ( 0) +4 (+13) +10 (+33) +17 (+55)   +83 (+23)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -5h 10' -3h 02' -0h 32' +2h 04' +4h 29' +5h 56' +5h 15' +3h 03' +0h 28' -2h 08' -4h 33' -5h 56'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -52 -51.8 -51.9 -44.2 -27.6 -21.1 -27 -43.8 -52.2 -52 -52.1 -52.2   -44.1
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) +22 +21 +19 +9 +5 +8 +12 +9 +8 +8 +15 +19   +12.9
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) -19.6 (-35) -20.4 (-37) -20.4 (-37) -21.4 (-39) -18.7 (-34) -16.1 (-29) -12.9 (-23) -13.7 (-25) -14.8 (-27) -17.4 (-31) -18 (-32) -18.7 (-34) -17.7 (-32)

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