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Lerwick, Shetland Islands vs Tanegashima Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Lerwick, Shetland Islands, Uk and Tanegashima, Japan is approximately 9,010 km or 5,599 mi.
  • To reach Lerwick, Shetland Islands in this distance one would set out from Tanegashima bearing 338.1° or NNW and follow the great circles arc to approach Lerwick, Shetland Islands bearing 220.2° or SW .
  • Lerwick, Shetland Islands has a marine west coast climate (Cfb) whereas Tanegashima has a humid subtropical climate (Cfa).
  • The mean temperature is 12.5 °C (22.5°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 7.6 °C (13.7°F) less in Lerwick, Shetland Islands. The continentality subtype is barely hyperoceanic as opposed to truly oceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 1028.6 mm (40.5 in) less which is equivalent to 1028.6 l/m² (25.24 US gal/ft²) or 10,286,000 l/ha (1,099,642 US gal/ac) less. About 1/2 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 29.4° lower in Lerwick, Shetland Islands than in Tanegashima.
  • Relative humidity levels are 8.4% higher.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 10.2°C (18.4°F) lower.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) -9 (-15) -9 (-17) -11 (-19) -13 (-23) -14 (-24) -14 (-24) -16 (-29) -16 (-29) -16 (-29) -14 (-26) -13 (-24) -10 (-18) -13 (-23)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -8 (-14) -9 (-15) -10 (-18) -13 (-23) -13 (-24) -14 (-24) -16 (-28) -16 (-28) -16 (-28) -14 (-24) -13 (-23) -10 (-17) -13 (-22)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) -7 (-13) -8 (-14) -10 (-17) -12 (-22) -13 (-23) -14 (-25) -16 (-28) -16 (-28) -15 (-28) -13 (-23) -12 (-21) -9 (-16) -12 (-22)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +25 (+1) -13 (-1) -46 (-2) -135 (-5) -226 (-9) -292 (-11) -127 (-5) -126 (-5) -135 (-5) -27 (-1) +25 (+1) +49 (+2) -1029 (-40)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -3h 49' -2h 12' -0h 23' +1h 29' +3h 18' +4h 25' +3h 54' +2h 12' +0h 20' -1h 32' -3h 21' -4h 26'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -29.2 -29.2 -29.2 -29.3 -29.3 -29.4 -29.4 -29.5 -29.5 -29.4 -29.4 -29.4   -29.4
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) +18 +15 +12 +5 +0 -4 +0 +2 +4 +12 +18 +19   +8.4
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) -4.6 (-8) -5.6 (-10) -7.4 (-13) -11 (-20) -12.3 (-22) -13.9 (-25) -14.7 (-26) -14.8 (-27) -14 (-25) -11.1 (-20) -8 (-14) -5.2 (-9) -10.2 (-18)

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