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Lerwick, Shetland Islands vs Yakushima Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Lerwick, Shetland Islands, Uk and Yakushima, Japan is approximately 9,033 km or 5,614 mi.
  • To reach Lerwick, Shetland Islands in this distance one would set out from Yakushima bearing 338° or NNW and follow the great circles arc to approach Lerwick, Shetland Islands bearing 220.6° or SW .
  • Lerwick, Shetland Islands has a marine west coast climate (Cfb) whereas Yakushima has a humid subtropical climate (Cfa).
  • The annual average temperature is 12.2 °C (22°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 7.2 °C (13°F) less in Lerwick, Shetland Islands. The continentality subtype is barely hyperoceanic as opposed to truly oceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 3081.7 mm (121.3 in) less which is equivalent to 3081.7 l/m² (75.63 US gal/ft²) or 30,817,000 l/ha (3,294,542 US gal/ac) less. About 2/7 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 29.7° lower in Lerwick, Shetland Islands than in Yakushima.
  • Relative humidity levels are 9.3% higher.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 9.8°C (17.7°F) lower.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) -8 (-15) -9 (-17) -11 (-20) -13 (-24) -14 (-25) -14 (-25) -16 (-30) -16 (-29) -16 (-29) -14 (-26) -13 (-24) -10 (-18) -13 (-23)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -8 (-14) -9 (-15) -10 (-19) -12 (-22) -13 (-23) -14 (-24) -15 (-27) -15 (-27) -15 (-27) -13 (-24) -12 (-22) -9 (-17) -12 (-22)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) -7 (-12) -8 (-14) -10 (-17) -12 (-21) -12 (-22) -13 (-24) -15 (-26) -15 (-26) -14 (-26) -12 (-22) -12 (-21) -8 (-15) -11 (-20)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -89 (-4) -213 (-8) -351 (-14) -378 (-15) -443 (-17) -565 (-22) -215 (-8) -161 (-6) -276 (-11) -154 (-6) -153 (-6) -86 (-3) -3082 (-121)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -3h 51' -2h 13' -0h 23' +1h 30' +3h 19' +4h 27' +3h 55' +2h 13' +0h 20' -1h 33' -3h 22' -4h 27'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -29.5 -29.5 -29.5 -29.6 -29.6 -29.7 -29.7 -29.9 -29.8 -29.7 -29.7 -29.7   -29.7
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) +18 +15 +11 +7 +2 -2 +3 +4 +5 +13 +17 +19   +9.3
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) -4.4 (-8) -5.6 (-10) -7.8 (-14) -10.4 (-19) -11.7 (-21) -13.6 (-24) -13.7 (-25) -13.8 (-25) -13.3 (-24) -10.7 (-19) -8 (-14) -4.9 (-9) -9.8 (-18)

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