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Lerwick, Shetland Islands vs Pohnpei Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Lerwick, Shetland Islands, Uk and Pohnpei, Micronesia is approximately 12,335 km or 7,665 mi.
  • To reach Lerwick, Shetland Islands in this distance one would set out from Pohnpei bearing 349.2° or N and follow the great circles arc to approach Lerwick, Shetland Islands bearing 202° or SSW .
  • Lerwick, Shetland Islands has a marine west coast climate (Cfb) whereas Pohnpei has a tropical rainforest climate (Af).
  • The annual mean temperature is 20.3 °C (36.5°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 8.2 °C (14.8°F) more in Lerwick, Shetland Islands. The continentality subtype is barely hyperoceanic as opposed to extremely hyperoceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 3560.1 mm (140.2 in) less which is equivalent to 3560.1 l/m² (87.37 US gal/ft²) or 35,601,000 l/ha (3,805,983 US gal/ac) less. About 1/4 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 44.3° lower in Lerwick, Shetland Islands than in Pohnpei.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) -25 (-45) -25 (-46) -25 (-44) -23 (-42) -21 (-38) -18 (-33) -17 (-31) -17 (-31) -19 (-34) -21 (-38) -24 (-43) -25 (-44) -22 (-39)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -24 (-43) -24 (-44) -24 (-42) -22 (-40) -20 (-35) -17 (-31) -16 (-28) -15 (-27) -17 (-30) -19 (-34) -22 (-40) -23 (-42) -20 (-36)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) -23 (-41) -23 (-42) -23 (-41) -21 (-38) -19 (-33) -16 (-29) -14 (-25) -13 (-24) -15 (-26) -16 (-30) -20 (-36) -22 (-40) -19 (-34)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -176 (-7) -182 (-7) -230 (-9) -346 (-14) -424 (-17) -375 (-15) -405 (-16) -341 (-13) -290 (-11) -290 (-11) -257 (-10) -245 (-10) -3560 (-140)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -5h 13' -3h 04' -0h 32' +2h 05' +4h 32' +5h 59' +5h 18' +3h 04' +0h 28' -2h 10' -4h 36' -5h 59'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -52.9 -52.7 -52.7 -43.4 -26.7 -20.2 -26.1 -42.8 -53.1 -52.9 -53.1 -53.1   -44.3

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