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Lerwick, Shetland Islands vs Shantou Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Lerwick, Shetland Islands, Uk and Shantou, China is approximately 9,170 km or 5,698 mi.
  • To reach Lerwick, Shetland Islands in this distance one would set out from Shantou bearing 333.6° or NNW and follow the great circles arc to approach Lerwick, Shetland Islands bearing 234.9° or SW .
  • Lerwick, Shetland Islands has a marine west coast climate (Cfb) whereas Shantou has a humid subtropical climate with dry winters (Cwa).
  • The annual average temperature is 14.3 °C (25.7°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 6.3 °C (11.3°F) less in Lerwick, Shetland Islands. The continentality subtype is barely hyperoceanic as opposed to truly oceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 322.1 mm (12.7 in) less which is equivalent to 322.1 l/m² (7.91 US gal/ft²) or 3,221,000 l/ha (344,346 US gal/ac) less. About 4/5 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 36.6° lower in Lerwick, Shetland Islands than in Shantou.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) -12 (-22) -13 (-23) -14 (-25) -16 (-29) -17 (-31) -17 (-31) -18 (-32) -17 (-31) -18 (-32) -17 (-30) -16 (-29) -14 (-24) -16 (-28)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -10 (-18) -11 (-19) -12 (-22) -15 (-27) -17 (-30) -17 (-30) -17 (-30) -16 (-29) -16 (-30) -15 (-27) -14 (-26) -11 (-20) -14 (-26)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) -9 (-16) -10 (-18) -12 (-22) -15 (-28) -17 (-30) -17 (-30) -16 (-30) -16 (-29) -16 (-28) -14 (-25) -13 (-23) -10 (-17) -14 (-25)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +101 (+4) +36 (+1) +32 (+1) -83 (-3) -148 (-6) -243 (-10) -144 (-6) -136 (-5) -27 (-1) +72 (+3) +104 (+4) +114 (+4) -322 (-13)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -4h 18' -2h 30' -0h 26' +1h 41' +3h 43' +4h 58' +4h 23' +2h 30' +0h 22' -1h 45' -3h 46' -4h 58'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -36.5 -36.4 -36.5 -36.6 -36.6 -36.3 -36.4 -36.8 -36.8 -36.7 -36.7 -36.7   -36.6

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