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Lerwick, Shetland Islands vs Wellington Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Lerwick, Shetland Islands, Uk and Wellington, New Zealand is approximately 17,898 km or 11,122 mi.
  • To reach Lerwick, Shetland Islands in this distance one would set out from Wellington bearing 353.8° or N and follow the great circles arc to approach Lerwick, Shetland Islands bearing 189.4° or S .
  • Both have a marine west coast climate (Cfb).
  • The annual average temperature is 5.9 °C (10.6°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 0.2 °C (0.4°F) more in Lerwick, Shetland Islands. The continentality subtype is barely hyperoceanic for both.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 55.6 mm (2.2 in) less which is equivalent to 55.6 l/m² (1.36 US gal/ft²) or 556,000 l/ha (59,440 US gal/ac) less. About 1 as much.
  • There are 930 fewer hours of sunlight per year in Lerwick, Shetland Islands. In whichever way circa 2h 33' less per day or about 1/2 as many.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 18.1° lower in Lerwick, Shetland Islands than in Wellington.
  • Relative humidity levels are 11.1% higher.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 3.3°C (5.9°F) lower.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) -15 (-26) -15 (-27) -13 (-23) -9 (-17) -4 (-7) +1 (+1) +3 (+5) +2 (+4) -1 (-1) -5 (-9) -10 (-18) -13 (-23) -7 (-12)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -14 (-25) -14 (-25) -12 (-22) -9 (-15) -4 (-6) +1 (+1) +3 (+5) +3 (+5) 0 (-1) -4 (-7) -8 (-15) -12 (-21) -6 (-10)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) -12 (-21) -12 (-21) -10 (-19) -7 (-13) -3 (-5) +2 (+3) +4 (+7) +4 (+6) +1 (+2) -3 (-5) -7 (-12) -10 (-18) -4 (-8)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +53 (+2) +32 (+1) +19 (+1) -35 (-1) -59 (-2) -79 (-3) -80 (-3) -56 (-2) +14 (+1) +35 (+1) +49 (+2) +51 (+2) -56 (-2)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) +15 (+48) +13 (+46) +10 (+32) +8 (+27) 0 ( 0) -1 ( -3) -1 ( -3) +1 (+3) +5 (+17) +9 (+29) +12 (+40) +13 (+42)   +84 (+23)
sunshine iconAverage Sunlight Hours/ Day -6h 44' -5h 05' -3h 11' -0h 38' +1h 30' +1h 44' +0h 32' -0h 42' -2h 10' -3h 44' -5h 28' -6h 42'   -2h 33'
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -8h 11' -4h 54' -0h 53' +3h 21' +7h 10' +9h 18' +8h 19' +4h 55' +0h 45' -3h 28' -7h 15' -9h 19'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -58.5 -39.8 -18.4 +4.8 +21.5 +28 +22.1 +5.4 -17.4 -40 -58.5 -65.7   -18.1
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) +19 +13 +14 +4 +2 +3 +9 +11 +10 +11 +19 +18   +11.1
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) -9.8 (-18) -11.1 (-20) -8.8 (-16) -7.3 (-13) -2.7 (-5) +1.2 (+2) +5.1 (+9) +4.9 (+9) +1.8 (+3) -1.9 (-3) -3.7 (-7) -7.3 (-13) -3.3 (-6)

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