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Lerwick, Shetland Islands vs Xi’An Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Lerwick, Shetland Islands, Uk and Xi’An, China is approximately 7,747 km or 4,814 mi.
  • To reach Lerwick, Shetland Islands in this distance one would set out from Xi’An bearing 330.1° or NNW and follow the great circles arc to approach Lerwick, Shetland Islands bearing 235.8° or SW .
  • Lerwick, Shetland Islands has a marine west coast climate (Cfb) whereas Xi’An has a humid subtropical climate with dry winters (Cwa).
  • The mean temperature is 6.5 °C (11.7°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 635.9 mm (25 in) more which is equivalent to 635.9 l/m² (15.61 US gal/ft²) or 6,359,000 l/ha (679,819 US gal/ac) more. About 2 1/9 as much.
  • There are 655 fewer hours of sunlight per year in Lerwick, Shetland Islands. In whichever way circa 1h 47' less per day or about 5/8 as many.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 25.8° lower in Lerwick, Shetland Islands than in Xi’An.
  • Relative humidity levels are 15.8% higher.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 3°C (5.3°F) lower.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) +1 (+1) +-3 (-5) -8 (-14) -13 (-23) -16 (-28) -19 (-34) -18 (-33) -17 (-31) -12 (-22) -9 (-16) -5 (-9) +0 (0) -10 (-18)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) +4 (+7) +1 (+2) -4 (-7) -9 (-16) -12 (-21) -15 (-27) -15 (-27) -14 (-24) -9 (-17) -6 (-10) -2 (-3) +3 (+5) -7 (-12)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) +5 (+10) +3 (+5) -2 (-3) -6 (-11) -9 (-15) -11 (-20) -13 (-23) -11 (-20) -8 (-14) -4 (-6) +0 (+1) +5 (+8) -4 (-7)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +125 (+5) +81 (+3) +88 (+3) +23 (+1) -3 (0) +9 (+0) -31 (-1) +12 (+0) +11 (+0) +68 (+3) +117 (+5) +137 (+5) +636 (+25)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) +22 (+71) +17 (+60) +13 (+42) +13 (+43) +7 (+23) +7 (+23) +6 (+19) +6 (+19) +7 (+23) +15 (+48) +18 (+60) +21 (+68)   +152 (+42)
sunshine iconAverage Sunlight Hours/ Day -2h 42' -1h 58' -0h 56' -0h 12' -0h 13' -0h 54' -2h 58' -2h 34' -0h 56' -2h 13' -2h 38' -3h 09'   -1h 47'
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -3h 33' -2h 02' -0h 21' +1h 22' +3h 04' +4h 08' +3h 37' +2h 03' +0h 18' -1h 25' -3h 06' -4h 08'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -25.6 -25.6 -25.7 -25.7 -25.7 -25.8 -25.8 -25.9 -25.9 -25.8 -25.8 -25.8   -25.8
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) +18 +17 +20 +16 +17 +24 +20 +14 +8 +9 +13 +14   +15.8
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) +6 (+11) +3.5 (+6) +0.1 (+0) -5.1 (-9) -7.3 (-13) -8.8 (-16) -9.6 (-17) -10.1 (-18) -7.2 (-13) -4 (-7) +1.5 (+3) +5.5 (+10) -3 (-5)

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