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Lerwick, Shetland Islands vs Seoul Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Lerwick, Shetland Islands, Uk and Seoul, South Korea is approximately 8,165 km or 5,074 mi.
  • To reach Lerwick, Shetland Islands in this distance one would set out from Seoul bearing 335.9° or NNW and follow the great circles arc to approach Lerwick, Shetland Islands bearing 220.6° or SW .
  • Lerwick, Shetland Islands has a marine west coast climate (Cfb) whereas Seoul has a hot summer continental climate with dry winters (Dwa).
  • The annual mean temperature is 4.9 °C (8.9°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 20.1 °C (36.2°F) less in Lerwick, Shetland Islands. The continentality subtype is barely hyperoceanic as opposed to truly continental.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 161.5 mm (6.4 in) less which is equivalent to 161.5 l/m² (3.96 US gal/ft²) or 1,615,000 l/ha (172,654 US gal/ac) less. About 7/8 as much.
  • There are 1346 fewer hours of sunlight per year in Lerwick, Shetland Islands. In whichever way circa 3h 41' less per day or about 4/9 as many.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 22.5° lower in Lerwick, Shetland Islands than in Seoul.
  • Relative humidity levels are 15.5% higher.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 1.7°C (3.1°F) lower.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) +5 (+10) +2 (+4) -3 (-5) -9 (-17) -13 (-23) -15 (-26) -15 (-28) -17 (-30) -14 (-25) -10 (-18) -5 (-9) +3 (+5) -7 (-13)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) +7 (+12) +4 (+8) -1 (-1) -7 (-12) -10 (-18) -12 (-21) -13 (-24) -14 (-24) -11 (-19) -6 (-11) -2 (-3) +4 (+8) -5 (-9)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) +11 (+20) +8 (+15) +3 (+5) -2 (-4) -6 (-10) -9 (-15) -12 (-21) -13 (-23) -8 (-14) -2 (-3) +2 (+4) +7 (+12) -2 (-3)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +108 (+4) +67 (+3) +67 (+3) -22 (-1) -30 (-1) -74 (-3) -307 (-12) -215 (-8) -51 (-2) +85 (+3) +90 (+4) +121 (+5) -162 (-6)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) +22 (+71) +19 (+67) +14 (+45) +15 (+50) +8 (+26) +6 (+20) +3 (+10) +7 (+23) +12 (+40) +18 (+58) +19 (+63) +20 (+65)   +163 (+45)
sunshine iconAverage Sunlight Hours/ Day -5h 00' -4h 38' -3h 46' -3h 12' -2h 58' -1h 52' -1h 44' -2h 44' -3h 24' -5h 17' -4h 54' -4h 44'   -3h 41'
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -3h 18' -1h 53' -0h 19' +1h 16' +2h 50' +3h 50' +3h 21' +1h 53' +0h 17' -1h 19' -2h 52' -3h 50'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -22.4 -22.3 -22.4 -22.4 -22.5 -22.6 -22.6 -22.7 -22.7 -22.6 -22.6 -22.5   -22.5
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) +21.6 +20 +19.9 +18.7 +14.5 +8.8 +3.7 +6.1 +12.5 +17.6 +21.7 +21.1   +15.5
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) +9.4 (+17) +7 (+13) +3.1 (+6) -2.3 (-4) -6 (-11) -9.4 (-17) -11.6 (-21) -11.9 (-21) -7.4 (-13) -2.7 (-5) +3.4 (+6) +7.9 (+14) -1.7 (-3)

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