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Lerwick, Shetland Islands vs Sydney (airport) Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Lerwick, Shetland Islands, Uk and Sydney (airport), Australia is approximately 16,481 km or 10,241 mi.
  • To reach Lerwick, Shetland Islands in this distance one would set out from Sydney (airport) bearing 334° or NNW and follow the great circles arc to approach Lerwick, Shetland Islands bearing 227° or SW .
  • Lerwick, Shetland Islands has a marine west coast climate (Cfb) whereas Sydney (airport) has a humid subtropical climate (Cfa).
  • The mean temperature is 10.8 °C (19.4°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 2.2 °C (4°F) less in Lerwick, Shetland Islands. The continentality subtype is barely hyperoceanic for both.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 31.7 mm (1.2 in) more which is equivalent to 31.7 l/m² (0.78 US gal/ft²) or 317,000 l/ha (33,889 US gal/ac) more. About 1 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 25.4° lower in Lerwick, Shetland Islands than in Sydney (airport).

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) -21 (-38) -21 (-38) -19 (-35) -15 (-28) -10 (-18) -5 (-9) -3 (-6) -4 (-7) -8 (-15) -12 (-22) -17 (-30) -20 (-36) -13 (-23)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -19 (-35) -20 (-35) -17 (-31) -13 (-24) -8 (-14) -3 (-5) 0 (-1) -1 (-2) -5 (-9) -10 (-17) -15 (-26) -18 (-32) -11 (-19)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) -17 (-31) -18 (-32) -16 (-28) -11 (-21) -5 (-10) -1 (-1) +3 (+5) +2 (+3) -2 (-4) -7 (-12) -12 (-22) -16 (-28) -8 (-15)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +15 (+1) -21 (-1) -34 (-1) -49 (-2) -26 (-1) -68 (-3) +8 (+0) -11 (0) +58 (+2) +55 (+2) +42 (+2) +61 (+2) +32 (+1)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -7h 33' -4h 31' -0h 48' +3h 06' +6h 36' +8h 36' +7h 41' +4h 32' +0h 42' -3h 12' -6h 42' -8h 36'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -65.7 -47.1 -25.7 -2.5 +14.2 +20.7 +14.8 -2 -24.7 -47.3 -65.7 -73   -25.4

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