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Lerwick, Shetland Islands vs Shimonoseki Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Lerwick, Shetland Islands, Uk and Shimonoseki, Japan is approximately 8,675 km or 5,391 mi.
  • To reach Lerwick, Shetland Islands in this distance one would set out from Shimonoseki bearing 337.8° or NNW and follow the great circles arc to approach Lerwick, Shetland Islands bearing 219° or SW .
  • Lerwick, Shetland Islands has a marine west coast climate (Cfb) whereas Shimonoseki has a humid subtropical climate (Cfa).
  • The mean annual temperature is 8.9 °C (16°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 12.5 °C (22.5°F) less in Lerwick, Shetland Islands. The continentality subtype is barely hyperoceanic as opposed to subcontinental.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 450.7 mm (17.7 in) less which is equivalent to 450.7 l/m² (11.06 US gal/ft²) or 4,507,000 l/ha (481,828 US gal/ac) less. About 3/4 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 26.1° lower in Lerwick, Shetland Islands than in Shimonoseki.
  • Relative humidity levels are 11.7% higher.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 6.2°C (11.1°F) lower.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) -3 (-6) -4 (-7) -6 (-11) -10 (-17) -12 (-21) -12 (-22) -15 (-27) -16 (-29) -15 (-26) -12 (-21) -9 (-17) -5 (-10) -10 (-18)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -3 (-5) -3 (-5) -5 (-9) -9 (-15) -10 (-18) -11 (-20) -14 (-26) -15 (-27) -13 (-24) -10 (-18) -8 (-15) -5 (-8) -9 (-16)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) -2 (-4) -2 (-4) -4 (-8) -8 (-14) -10 (-17) -11 (-20) -14 (-26) -15 (-27) -13 (-23) -9 (-16) -7 (-13) -4 (-7) -8 (-15)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +58 (+2) +15 (+1) +6 (+0) -86 (-3) -99 (-4) -219 (-9) -202 (-8) -48 (-2) -62 (-2) +39 (+2) +64 (+3) +84 (+3) -451 (-18)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -3h 35' -2h 03' -0h 21' +1h 23' +3h 05' +4h 09' +3h 39' +2h 04' +0h 18' -1h 26' -3h 08' -4h 10'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -26 -25.9 -26 -26.1 -26.1 -26.2 -26.2 -26.3 -26.3 -26.2 -26.2 -26.1   -26.1
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) +21 +18 +15 +7 +4 +1 +3 +7 +9 +15 +19 +21   +11.7
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) +1.1 (+2) +0.5 (+1) -1.9 (-3) -6.7 (-12) -8.7 (-16) -10.8 (-19) -12.7 (-23) -13.2 (-24) -10.9 (-20) -7.1 (-13) -3.5 (-6) +0 (+0) -6.2 (-11)

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