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Lerwick, Shetland Islands vs Sydney, New South Wales Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Lerwick, Shetland Islands, Uk and Sydney, New South Wales, Australia is approximately 16,474 km or 10,237 mi.
  • To reach Lerwick, Shetland Islands in this distance one would set out from Sydney, New South Wales bearing 334.1° or NNW and follow the great circles arc to approach Lerwick, Shetland Islands bearing 226.9° or SW .
  • Lerwick, Shetland Islands has a marine west coast climate (Cfb) whereas Sydney, New South Wales has a humid subtropical climate (Cfa).
  • The average annual temperature is 11.3 °C (20.3°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 1.3 °C (2.3°F) less in Lerwick, Shetland Islands. The continentality subtype is barely hyperoceanic for both.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 93.1 mm (3.7 in) less which is equivalent to 93.1 l/m² (2.28 US gal/ft²) or 931,000 l/ha (99,530 US gal/ac) less. About 1 as much.
  • There are 1344 fewer hours of sunlight per year in Lerwick, Shetland Islands. In whichever way circa 3h 40' less per day or about 4/9 as many.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 25.5° lower in Lerwick, Shetland Islands than in Sydney, New South Wales.
  • Relative humidity levels are 22.7% higher.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 5.9°C (10.7°F) lower.

Climate Comparison Table

The table shows values for Lerwick, Shetland Islands relative to Sydney, New South Wales. You can also view this comparison the other way around from the perspective of Sydney, New South Wales 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 (-37) -21 (-38) -19 (-35) -16 (-28) -10 (-19) -5 (-9) -3 (-6) -4 (-7) -8 (-15) -12 (-22) -17 (-30) -20 (-35) -13 (-23)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -19 (-35) -20 (-35) -18 (-32) -14 (-25) -9 (-15) -4 (-7) -1 (-2) -2 (-4) -6 (-11) -10 (-18) -15 (-27) -18 (-32) -11 (-20)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) -18 (-32) -18 (-33) -16 (-29) -13 (-23) -7 (-12) -2 (-4) +1 (+1) +0 (+0) -4 (-6) -8 (-14) -13 (-23) -16 (-29) -9 (-17)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +0 (+0) -34 (-1) -50 (-2) -61 (-2) -39 (-2) -80 (-3) +6 (+0) -20 (-1) +53 (+2) +46 (+2) +27 (+1) +57 (+2) -93 (-4)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) +12 (+39) +9 (+32) +6 (+19) +8 (+27) +1 (+3) +3 (+10) +5 (+16) +6 (+19) +8 (+27) +11 (+35) +12 (+40) +12 (+39)   +93 (+26)
sunshine iconAverage Sunlight Hours/ Day -6h 29' -4h 55' -3h 23' -1h 42' -0h 29' -0h 02' -2h 03' -3h 01' -3h 36' -5h 07' -6h 30' -6h 50'   -3h 40'
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -7h 33' -4h 31' -0h 48' +3h 05' +6h 36' +8h 35' +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 (°) -65.8 -47.2 -25.8 -2.6 +14.1 +20.6 +14.7 -2.1 -24.8 -47.4 -65.7 -73.1   -25.5
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) +22 +18 +18 +15 +15 +18 +26 +29 +30 +28 +28 +25   +22.7
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) -14.5 (-26) -15.5 (-28) -13.3 (-24) -10.2 (-18) -4.7 (-8) +0.2 (+0) +4.7 (+8) +4.4 (+8) +1.2 (+2) -3.9 (-7) -7.7 (-14) -11.7 (-21) -5.9 (-11)

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