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Lerwick, Shetland Islands vs Taiyuan Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Lerwick, Shetland Islands, Uk and Taiyuan, China is approximately 7,589 km or 4,716 mi.
  • To reach Lerwick, Shetland Islands in this distance one would set out from Taiyuan bearing 330.6° or NNW and follow the great circles arc to approach Lerwick, Shetland Islands bearing 231.3° or SW .
  • Lerwick, Shetland Islands has a marine west coast climate (Cfb) whereas Taiyuan has a mid-latitude cool steppe climate (BSk).
  • The mean annual temperature is 2.7 °C (4.9°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 20.6 °C (37.1°F) less in Lerwick, Shetland Islands. The continentality subtype is barely hyperoceanic as opposed to truly continental.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 752.1 mm (29.6 in) more which is equivalent to 752.1 l/m² (18.46 US gal/ft²) or 7,521,000 l/ha (804,045 US gal/ac) more. About 2 2/3 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 22.5° lower in Lerwick, Shetland Islands than in Taiyuan.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) +4 (+7) +1 (+1) -5 (-10) -12 (-21) -15 (-28) -16 (-29) -16 (-28) -14 (-25) -11 (-19) -7 (-13) +-2 (-4) +4 (+6) -8 (-13)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) +9 (+17) +6 (+11) 0 (0) -7 (-12) -10 (-19) -12 (-21) -12 (-21) -10 (-18) -6 (-11) -2 (-3) +3 (+5) +8 (+15) -3 (-5)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) +13 (+24) +10 (+18) +4 (+7) -2 (-3) -5 (-9) -7 (-13) -9 (-16) -7 (-13) -3 (-5) +2 (+4) +6 (+11) +12 (+21) +1 (+2)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +128 (+5) +86 (+3) +103 (+4) +48 (+2) +27 (+1) +5 (+0) -58 (-2) -15 (-1) +54 (+2) +105 (+4) +131 (+5) +139 (+5) +752 (+30)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -3h 17' -1h 52' -0h 19' +1h 16' +2h 49' +3h 49' +3h 21' +1h 53' +0h 17' -1h 18' -2h 52' -3h 50'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -22.3 -22.3 -22.4 -22.4 -22.4 -22.5 -22.5 -22.6 -22.6 -22.5 -22.5 -22.5   -22.5

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