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Lerwick, Shetland Islands vs Shanghai Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Lerwick, Shetland Islands, Uk and Shanghai, China is approximately 8,594 km or 5,340 mi.
  • To reach Lerwick, Shetland Islands in this distance one would set out from Shanghai bearing 334.5° or NNW and follow the great circles arc to approach Lerwick, Shetland Islands bearing 227.6° or SW .
  • Lerwick, Shetland Islands has a marine west coast climate (Cfb) whereas Shanghai has a humid subtropical climate (Cfa).
  • The mean temperature is 8.9 °C (16°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 15.4 °C (27.7°F) less in Lerwick, Shetland Islands. The continentality subtype is barely hyperoceanic as opposed to subcontinental.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 98 mm (3.9 in) more which is equivalent to 98 l/m² (2.41 US gal/ft²) or 980,000 l/ha (104,769 US gal/ac) more. About 1 as much.
  • There are 792 fewer hours of sunlight per year in Lerwick, Shetland Islands. In whichever way circa 2h 09' less per day or about 4/7 as many.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 28.9° lower in Lerwick, Shetland Islands than in Shanghai.
  • Relative humidity levels are 3.7% higher.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 7.7°C (13.9°F) lower.

Climate Comparison Table

The table shows values for Lerwick, Shetland Islands relative to Shanghai. You can also view this comparison the other way around from the perspective of Shanghai 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) -4 (-6) -7 (-12) -11 (-20) -14 (-24) -15 (-26) -18 (-32) -17 (-31) -15 (-27) -12 (-22) -10 (-17) -5 (-8) -11 (-19)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -1 (-1) -2 (-3) -5 (-8) -9 (-16) -12 (-21) -13 (-24) -16 (-30) -16 (-29) -14 (-24) -10 (-18) -7 (-13) -2 (-4) -9 (-16)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) +1 (+1) 0 (-1) -4 (-6) -8 (-14) -11 (-19) -13 (-23) -16 (-28) -15 (-27) -13 (-23) -8 (-15) -6 (-10) -1 (-1) -8 (-14)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +92 (+4) +33 (+1) +33 (+1) -30 (-1) -53 (-2) -92 (-4) -66 (-3) -54 (-2) -38 (-1) +74 (+3) +92 (+4) +107 (+4) +98 (+4)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) +15 (+48) +12 (+42) +8 (+26) +8 (+27) +3 (+10) +1 (+3) +6 (+19) +6 (+19) +7 (+23) +14 (+45) +16 (+53) +17 (+55)   +113 (+31)
sunshine iconAverage Sunlight Hours/ Day -3h 09' -1h 54' -1h 29' -0h 22' -0h 07' +0h 32' -2h 50' -3h 42' -1h 46' -3h 27' -3h 36' -4h 00'   -2h 09'
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -3h 47' -2h 11' -0h 23' +1h 28' +3h 16' +4h 23' +3h 51' +2h 11' +0h 19' -1h 31' -3h 19' -4h 23'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -28.7 -28.7 -28.7 -28.8 -28.8 -28.9 -28.9 -29 -29 -28.9 -28.9 -28.9   -28.9
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) +8 +5 +4 +1 -1 -3 +1 +1 +2 +6 +10 +10   +3.7
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) +0.7 (+1) -0.7 (-1) -3.7 (-7) -8.3 (-15) -11.1 (-20) -13.6 (-24) -15.2 (-27) -15.1 (-27) -12.4 (-22) -9 (-16) -4.5 (-8) +0.1 (+0) -7.7 (-14)

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