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Lerwick, Shetland Islands vs Whatawhata Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Lerwick, Shetland Islands, Uk and Whatawhata, New Zealand is approximately 17,518 km or 10,886 mi.
  • To reach Lerwick, Shetland Islands in this distance one would set out from Whatawhata bearing 355.1° or N and follow the great circles arc to approach Lerwick, Shetland Islands bearing 187.8° or S .
  • Both have a marine west coast climate (Cfb).
  • The annual mean temperature is 6.8 °C (12.2°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 0.7 °C (1.3°F) less in Lerwick, Shetland Islands. The continentality subtype is barely hyperoceanic for both.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 382.6 mm (15.1 in) less which is equivalent to 382.6 l/m² (9.39 US gal/ft²) or 3,826,000 l/ha (409,025 US gal/ac) less. About 3/4 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 21.6° lower in Lerwick, Shetland Islands than in Whatawhata.

Climate Comparison Table

The table shows values for Lerwick, Shetland Islands relative to Whatawhata. You can also view this comparison the other way around from the perspective of Whatawhata 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 (-24) -9 (-17) -4 (-7) +0 (+1) +2 (+4) +2 (+3) -1 (-3) -5 (-9) -10 (-17) -13 (-23) -7 (-12)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +25 (+1) -4 (0) -3 (0) -45 (-2) -81 (-3) -105 (-4) -105 (-4) -83 (-3) -21 (-1) -3 (0) +20 (+1) +21 (+1) -383 (-15)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -7h 52' -4h 43' -0h 51' +3h 13' +6h 53' +8h 57' +8h 00' +4h 44' +0h 44' -3h 20' -6h 59' -8h 57'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -61.9 -43.3 -21.8 +1.4 +18 +24.5 +18.6 +1.9 -20.9 -43.5 -61.9 -69.1   -21.6

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