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Lerwick, Shetland Islands vs Sakai Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Lerwick, Shetland Islands, Uk and Sakai, Japan is approximately 8,589 km or 5,337 mi.
  • To reach Lerwick, Shetland Islands in this distance one would set out from Sakai bearing 338.6° or NNW and follow the great circles arc to approach Lerwick, Shetland Islands bearing 216.6° or SW .
  • Lerwick, Shetland Islands has a marine west coast climate (Cfb) whereas Sakai has a humid subtropical climate (Cfa).
  • The average annual temperature is 7.7 °C (13.9°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 14 °C (25.2°F) less in Lerwick, Shetland Islands. The continentality subtype is barely hyperoceanic as opposed to subcontinental.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 775.5 mm (30.5 in) less which is equivalent to 775.5 l/m² (19.03 US gal/ft²) or 7,755,000 l/ha (829,061 US gal/ac) less. About 3/5 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 24.5° lower in Lerwick, Shetland Islands than in Sakai.
  • Relative humidity levels are 9.5% higher.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 5.5°C (9.9°F) lower.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) -2 (-4) -3 (-5) -6 (-10) -10 (-18) -12 (-22) -13 (-23) -16 (-28) -17 (-30) -14 (-25) -11 (-19) -9 (-15) -5 (-8) -10 (-17)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -1 (-1) -1 (-2) -3 (-6) -8 (-14) -10 (-17) -11 (-20) -14 (-25) -15 (-27) -12 (-22) -9 (-15) -6 (-11) -3 (-5) -8 (-14)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) +0 (+1) +0 (+0) -1 (-3) -5 (-9) -7 (-13) -10 (-18) -13 (-24) -14 (-25) -11 (-20) -6 (-11) -4 (-8) -1 (-2) -6 (-11)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -48 (-2) -61 (-2) -19 (-1) -57 (-2) -59 (-2) -124 (-5) -180 (-7) -66 (-3) -108 (-4) -14 (-1) -18 (-1) -21 (-1) -776 (-31)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -3h 28' -1h 59' -0h 20' +1h 20' +2h 59' +4h 01' +3h 32' +1h 59' +0h 18' -1h 23' -3h 01' -4h 01'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -24.4 -24.3 -24.4 -24.5 -24.5 -24.6 -24.6 -24.7 -24.7 -24.6 -24.6 -24.5   -24.5
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) +12 +11 +13 +9 +8 +4 +6 +8 +7 +10 +13 +13   +9.5
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) +1.1 (+2) +0.7 (+1) -0.7 (-1) -5.3 (-10) -7.3 (-13) -9.9 (-18) -12 (-22) -12.7 (-23) -10.3 (-19) -6.7 (-12) -2.9 (-5) +0.1 (+0) -5.5 (-10)

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