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Lerwick, Shetland Islands vs Tokyo Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Lerwick, Shetland Islands, Uk and Tokyo, Japan is approximately 8,777 km or 5,454 mi.
  • To reach Lerwick, Shetland Islands in this distance one would set out from Tokyo bearing 341.4° or NNW and follow the great circles arc to approach Lerwick, Shetland Islands bearing 211.4° or SSW .
  • Lerwick, Shetland Islands has a marine west coast climate (Cfb) whereas Tokyo has a humid subtropical climate (Cfa).
  • The annual mean temperature is 8.7 °C (15.7°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 13.2 °C (23.8°F) less in Lerwick, Shetland Islands. The continentality subtype is barely hyperoceanic as opposed to subcontinental.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 196.5 mm (7.7 in) less which is equivalent to 196.5 l/m² (4.82 US gal/ft²) or 1,965,000 l/ha (210,072 US gal/ac) less. About 6/7 as much.
  • There are 938 fewer hours of sunlight per year in Lerwick, Shetland Islands. In whichever way circa 2h 34' less per day or about 1/2 as many.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 24.4° lower in Lerwick, Shetland Islands than in Tokyo.
  • Relative humidity levels are 20.3% higher.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 4.1°C (7.4°F) lower.

Climate Comparison Table

The table shows values for Lerwick, Shetland Islands relative to Tokyo. You can also view this comparison the other way around from the perspective of Tokyo 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 (-8) -5 (-8) -7 (-12) -11 (-19) -13 (-23) -13 (-23) -15 (-27) -17 (-30) -14 (-26) -11 (-20) -9 (-17) -6 (-11) -10 (-19)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -2 (-4) -3 (-5) -5 (-8) -9 (-16) -11 (-20) -12 (-21) -14 (-25) -15 (-28) -13 (-24) -9 (-17) -8 (-14) -4 (-7) -9 (-16)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) 0 (0) -1 (-1) -3 (-5) -7 (-13) -10 (-17) -11 (-20) -13 (-24) -15 (-26) -12 (-22) -8 (-14) -6 (-10) -2 (-4) -7 (-13)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +86 (+3) +32 (+1) +15 (+1) -53 (-2) -76 (-3) -125 (-5) -64 (-3) -69 (-3) -62 (-2) -30 (-1) +54 (+2) +96 (+4) -197 (-8)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) +19 (+61) +15 (+53) +10 (+32) +10 (+33) +3 (+10) +3 (+10) +6 (+19) +7 (+23) +6 (+20) +11 (+35) +16 (+53) +20 (+65)   +126 (+35)
sunshine iconAverage Sunlight Hours/ Day -5h 11' -4h 04' -2h 46' -1h 36' -0h 54' +0h 18' -1h 48' -2h 48' -1h 02' -2h 13' -3h 42' -5h 00'   -2h 34'
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -3h 27' -1h 58' -0h 20' +1h 20' +2h 58' +4h 00' +3h 31' +1h 59' +0h 18' -1h 23' -3h 01' -4h 00'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -24.2 -24.2 -24.3 -24.3 -24.3 -24.4 -24.5 -24.6 -24.6 -24.5 -24.5 -24.4   -24.4
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) +36 +32 +27 +17 +13 +8 +9 +12 +12 +18 +27 +33   +20.3
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) +4.8 (+9) +3.7 (+7) +1.2 (+2) -4.9 (-9) -7.5 (-14) -9.8 (-18) -11.1 (-20) -12.2 (-22) -10 (-18) -5.8 (-10) -1.1 (-2) +3.2 (+6) -4.1 (-7)

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