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Lerwick, Shetland Islands vs Punta Arenas Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Lerwick, Shetland Islands, Uk and Punta Arenas, Chile is approximately 14,018 km or 8,711 mi.
  • To reach Lerwick, Shetland Islands in this distance one would set out from Punta Arenas bearing 35.3° or NE and follow the great circles arc to approach Lerwick, Shetland Islands bearing 44.3° or NE .
  • Lerwick, Shetland Islands has a marine west coast climate (Cfb) whereas Punta Arenas has a subpolar oceanic climate (Cfc).
  • The annual average temperature is 1 °C (1.8°F) warmer.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 0.7 °C (1.3°F) less in Lerwick, Shetland Islands. The continentality subtype is barely hyperoceanic for both.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 833.3 mm (32.8 in) more which is equivalent to 833.3 l/m² (20.45 US gal/ft²) or 8,333,000 l/ha (890,853 US gal/ac) more. About 3 2/9 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 6.5° lower in Lerwick, Shetland Islands than in Punta Arenas.
  • Relative humidity levels are 7.7% higher.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 2.6°C (4.8°F) higher.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) -10 (-17) -10 (-18) -7 (-13) -2 (-4) +3 (+5) +8 (+14) +9 (+16) +8 (+15) +4 (+8) +-1 (-1) -5 (-9) -8 (-14) +-1 (-2)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -7 (-13) -7 (-13) -4 (-8) -1 (-1) +4 (+8) +9 (+15) +10 (+19) +10 (+18) +6 (+11) +2 (+3) -3 (-6) -6 (-10) +1 (+2)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) -6 (-10) -6 (-11) -3 (-6) -1 (-2) +3 (+6) +8 (+14) +9 (+16) +10 (+17) +6 (+11) +3 (+6) -1 (-2) -4 (-8) +1 (+3)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +92 (+4) +64 (+3) +84 (+3) +36 (+1) +20 (+1) +32 (+1) +32 (+1) +49 (+2) +94 (+4) +105 (+4) +111 (+4) +113 (+4) +833 (+33)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) +14 (+45) +12 (+42) +9 (+29) +8 (+27) +3 (+10) +4 (+13) +6 (+19) +7 (+23) +8 (+27) +15 (+48) +14 (+47) +13 (+42)   +113 (+31)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -9h 38' -5h 46' -1h 02' +3h 56' +8h 25' +10h 58' +9h 48' +5h 46' +0h 53' -4h 04' -8h 32' -10h 58'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -46.6 -27.9 -6.4 +16.8 +33.3 +39.7 +33.6 +16.8 -6 -28.6 -47 -53.9   -6.5
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) +17 +13 +8 +0 -5 -3 +1 +3 +7 +13 +19 +19   +7.7
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) -4.2 (-8) -4.5 (-8) -2.6 (-5) -0.5 (-1) +3.6 (+6) +7.7 (+14) +10.7 (+19) +10.3 (+19) +7.6 (+14) +3.9 (+7) +1.3 (+2) -1.6 (-3) +2.6 (+5)

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