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Lerwick, Shetland Islands vs Tawau Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Lerwick, Shetland Islands, Uk and Tawau, Malaysia is approximately 11,138 km or 6,921 mi.
  • To reach Lerwick, Shetland Islands in this distance one would set out from Tawau bearing 333.8° or NNW and follow the great circles arc to approach Lerwick, Shetland Islands bearing 242.3° or WSW .
  • Lerwick, Shetland Islands has a marine west coast climate (Cfb) whereas Tawau has a tropical rainforest climate (Af).
  • The annual mean temperature is 19.7 °C (35.4°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 7.6 °C (13.7°F) more in Lerwick, Shetland Islands. The continentality subtype is barely hyperoceanic as opposed to extremely hyperoceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 553.8 mm (21.8 in) less which is equivalent to 553.8 l/m² (13.59 US gal/ft²) or 5,538,000 l/ha (592,049 US gal/ac) less. About 2/3 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 44.6° lower in Lerwick, Shetland Islands than in Tawau.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -23 (-41) -23 (-41) -23 (-41) -22 (-39) -20 (-35) -17 (-30) -15 (-27) -15 (-27) -16 (-30) -19 (-33) -22 (-39) -22 (-40) -20 (-35)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -7 (0) -10 (0) +14 (+1) -18 (-1) -64 (-3) -102 (-4) -145 (-6) -123 (-5) -61 (-2) -37 (-1) -7 (0) +6 (+0) -554 (-22)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -5h 21' -3h 09' -0h 33' +2h 09' +4h 39' +6h 08' +5h 27' +3h 10' +0h 29' -2h 13' -4h 43' -6h 08'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -55.6 -55.4 -55.3 -40.6 -24 -17.5 -23.4 -40.2 -55.6 -55.5 -55.7 -55.8   -44.6

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