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Lerwick, Shetland Islands vs Pohang Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Lerwick, Shetland Islands, Uk and Pohang, North Korea is approximately 8,407 km or 5,224 mi.
  • To reach Lerwick, Shetland Islands in this distance one would set out from Pohang bearing 337° or NNW and follow the great circles arc to approach Lerwick, Shetland Islands bearing 219.4° or SW .
  • Lerwick, Shetland Islands has a marine west coast climate (Cfb) whereas Pohang has a humid subtropical climate (Cfa).
  • The average annual temperature is 6.5 °C (11.7°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 16.1 °C (29°F) less in Lerwick, Shetland Islands. The continentality subtype is barely hyperoceanic as opposed to subcontinental.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 118.1 mm (4.6 in) more which is equivalent to 118.1 l/m² (2.9 US gal/ft²) or 1,181,000 l/ha (126,257 US gal/ac) more. About 1 1/9 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 24.1° lower in Lerwick, Shetland Islands than in Pohang.
  • Relative humidity levels are 17.8% higher.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 2.7°C (4.9°F) lower.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) +2 (+4) +1 (+1) -3 (-6) -8 (-14) -10 (-18) -11 (-19) -13 (-24) -14 (-25) -11 (-19) -8 (-14) -4 (-8) +1 (+1) -7 (-12)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +97 (+4) +47 (+2) +50 (+2) -11 (0) -10 (0) -69 (-3) -133 (-5) -94 (-4) -37 (-1) +71 (+3) +91 (+4) +116 (+5) +118 (+5)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -3h 25' -1h 57' -0h 20' +1h 19' +2h 56' +3h 58' +3h 29' +1h 58' +0h 17' -1h 22' -2h 59' -3h 59'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -23.9 -23.9 -23.9 -24 -24 -24.1 -24.1 -24.2 -24.2 -24.1 -24.1 -24.1   -24.1
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) +33.5 +28 +23.9 +16.5 +13.3 +5.8 +5.5 +6 +8.1 +16 +25.9 +31.6   +17.8
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) +7.8 (+14) +5.5 (+10) +1.9 (+3) -3.7 (-7) -6.5 (-12) -9.3 (-17) -11.3 (-20) -12.1 (-22) -8.6 (-15) -4.4 (-8) +1.7 (+3) +6.6 (+12) -2.7 (-5)

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