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Lerwick, Shetland Islands vs Lhasa, Tibet Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Lerwick, Shetland Islands, Uk and Lhasa, Tibet, China is approximately 7,303 km or 4,538 mi.
  • To reach Lerwick, Shetland Islands in this distance one would set out from Lhasa, Tibet bearing 326.9° or NNW and follow the great circles arc to approach Lerwick, Shetland Islands bearing 252.3° or WSW .
  • Lerwick, Shetland Islands has a marine west coast climate (Cfb) whereas Lhasa, Tibet has a mid-latitude cool steppe climate (BSk).
  • The mean temperature is 0.6 °C (1.1°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 8.9 °C (16°F) less in Lerwick, Shetland Islands. The continentality subtype is barely hyperoceanic as opposed to truly oceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 788.5 mm (31 in) more which is equivalent to 788.5 l/m² (19.35 US gal/ft²) or 7,885,000 l/ha (842,959 US gal/ac) more. About 2 7/8 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 30.4° lower in Lerwick, Shetland Islands than in Lhasa, Tibet.
  • Relative humidity levels are 15.3% higher.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 2.5°C (4.4°F) higher.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) +-2 (-3) +-4 (-7) -6 (-11) -8 (-14) -9 (-17) -10 (-18) -8 (-15) -7 (-13) -7 (-13) +-6 (-11) +-4 (-7) +-2 (-3) -6 (-11)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) +5 (+10) +2 (+4) -1 (-1) -3 (-5) -4 (-8) -6 (-10) -4 (-7) -3 (-5) -3 (-5) +0 (+0) +3 (+5) +6 (+10) -1 (-1)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) +11 (+20) +8 (+14) +5 (+8) +2 (+3) +0 (+0) -2 (-3) -1 (-2) +0 (+0) +1 (+1) +5 (+9) +8 (+14) +11 (+19) +4 (+7)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +131 (+5) +91 (+4) +112 (+4) +67 (+3) +35 (+1) -12 (0) -57 (-2) -44 (-2) +60 (+2) +124 (+5) +141 (+6) +141 (+6) +789 (+31)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) +25 (+81) +21.5 (+76) +19 (+61) +20.5 (+68) +12 (+39) +7 (+23) +4 (+13) +7 (+23) +12 (+40) +21 (+68) +23.5 (+78) +25 (+81)   +197.5 (+54)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -3h 54' -2h 15' -0h 23' +1h 31' +3h 22' +4h 30' +3h 58' +2h 15' +0h 20' -1h 34' -3h 25' -4h 31'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -30.3 -30.2 -30.3 -30.4 -30.4 -30.5 -30.4 -30.5 -30.5 -30.4 -30.4 -30.4   -30.4
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) +15 +13 +11 +13 +20 +17 +14 +13 +14 +21 +17 +16   +15.3
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) +7 (+13) +3.8 (+7) +1.4 (+3) +0 (+0) +0.5 (+1) -1.8 (-3) -0.5 (-1) +0.1 (+0) +0.4 (+1) +3.9 (+7) +6.4 (+12) +8.2 (+15) +2.5 (+5)

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