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Lerwick, Shetland Islands vs Taumarunui Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Lerwick, Shetland Islands, Uk and Taumarunui, New Zealand is approximately 17,637 km or 10,960 mi.
  • To reach Lerwick, Shetland Islands in this distance one would set out from Taumarunui bearing 355.1° or N and follow the great circles arc to approach Lerwick, Shetland Islands bearing 187.7° or S .
  • Both have a marine west coast climate (Cfb).
  • The average temperature is 6.1 °C (11°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 2.4 °C (4.3°F) less in Lerwick, Shetland Islands. The continentality subtype is barely hyperoceanic as opposed to truly oceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 240.6 mm (9.5 in) less which is equivalent to 240.6 l/m² (5.9 US gal/ft²) or 2,406,000 l/ha (257,217 US gal/ac) less. About 5/6 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 20.5° lower in Lerwick, Shetland Islands than in Taumarunui.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -15 (-27) -15 (-28) -13 (-23) -8 (-15) -3 (-5) +2 (+4) +4 (+7) +3 (+6) -1 (-1) -5 (-8) -10 (-18) -13 (-24) -6 (-11)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +24 (+1) +11 (+0) +22 (+1) -24 (-1) -71 (-3) -77 (-3) -80 (-3) -51 (-2) -22 (-1) +5 (+0) +16 (+1) +5 (+0) -241 (-9)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -7h 58' -4h 46' -0h 51' +3h 16' +6h 58' +9h 03' +8h 06' +4h 47' +0h 44' -3h 23' -7h 04' -9h 04'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -60.8 -42.2 -20.8 +2.4 +19.1 +25.6 +19.7 +3 -19.8 -42.4 -60.8 -68   -20.5

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