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Lerwick, Shetland Islands vs Wonsan Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Lerwick, Shetland Islands, Uk and Wonsan, South Korea is approximately 8,018 km or 4,982 mi.
  • To reach Lerwick, Shetland Islands in this distance one would set out from Wonsan bearing 335.9° or NNW and follow the great circles arc to approach Lerwick, Shetland Islands bearing 219.5° or SW .
  • Lerwick, Shetland Islands has a marine west coast climate (Cfb) whereas Wonsan has a hot summer continental climate with dry winters (Dwa).
  • The average annual temperature is 3.5 °C (6.2°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 18.1 °C (32.6°F) less in Lerwick, Shetland Islands. The continentality subtype is barely hyperoceanic as opposed to subcontinental.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 197.3 mm (7.8 in) less which is equivalent to 197.3 l/m² (4.84 US gal/ft²) or 1,973,000 l/ha (210,927 US gal/ac) less. About 6/7 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 20.9° lower in Lerwick, Shetland Islands than in Wonsan.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) +7 (+12) +5 (+9) +1 (+2) -5 (-8) -8 (-14) -9 (-16) -11 (-20) -11 (-21) -9 (-15) -5 (-8) -1 (-2) +4 (+8) -3 (-6)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +98 (+4) +57 (+2) +63 (+2) +3 (+0) -20 (-1) -76 (-3) -243 (-10) -255 (-10) -85 (-3) +67 (+3) +82 (+3) +111 (+4) -197 (-8)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -3h 09' -1h 47' -0h 18' +1h 12' +2h 42' +3h 40' +3h 13' +1h 48' +0h 16' -1h 15' -2h 45' -3h 40'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -20.8 -20.7 -20.8 -20.8 -20.9 -21 -21 -21.1 -21.1 -21 -21 -20.9   -20.9

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