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Lerwick, Shetland Islands vs Rangoon, Yangon Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Lerwick, Shetland Islands, Uk and Rangoon, Yangon, Myanmar is approximately 8,794 km or 5,465 mi.
  • To reach Lerwick, Shetland Islands in this distance one would set out from Rangoon, Yangon bearing 329.8° or NNW and follow the great circles arc to approach Lerwick, Shetland Islands bearing 255.3° or WSW .
  • Lerwick, Shetland Islands has a marine west coast climate (Cfb) whereas Rangoon, Yangon has a tropical monsoonal climate (Am).
  • The mean temperature is 20.5 °C (37°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 3.1 °C (5.6°F) more in Lerwick, Shetland Islands. The continentality subtype is barely hyperoceanic as opposed to truly hyperoceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 1472 mm (58 in) less which is equivalent to 1472 l/m² (36.13 US gal/ft²) or 14,720,000 l/ha (1,573,666 US gal/ac) less. About 4/9 as much.
  • There are 1370 fewer hours of sunlight per year in Lerwick, Shetland Islands. In whichever way circa 3h 46' less per day or about 4/9 as many.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 41° lower in Lerwick, Shetland Islands than in Rangoon, Yangon.
  • Relative humidity levels are 9.6% higher.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 17.7°C (31.9°F) lower.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) -27 (-48) -29 (-53) -30 (-54) -29 (-53) -23 (-42) -18 (-32) -16 (-29) -16 (-28) -18 (-33) -21 (-38) -25 (-45) -26 (-46) -23 (-42)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -22 (-39) -24 (-43) -25 (-45) -25 (-46) -22 (-39) -17 (-31) -16 (-28) -15 (-27) -17 (-31) -20 (-35) -22 (-40) -21 (-38) -21 (-37)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) -17 (-30) -18 (-33) -20 (-36) -22 (-39) -20 (-36) -17 (-31) -15 (-27) -15 (-26) -16 (-29) -18 (-32) -19 (-35) -17 (-31) -18 (-32)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +126 (+5) +90 (+4) +107 (+4) +57 (+2) -241 (-9) -487 (-19) -497 (-20) -523 (-21) -250 (-10) -72 (-3) +83 (+3) +135 (+5) -1472 (-58)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) +25 (+81) +22 (+78) +19 (+61) +19 (+63) +1 (+3) -8 ( -27) -9 ( -29) -8 ( -26) -1 ( -3) +13 (+42) +21 (+70) +24 (+77)   +118 (+33)
sunshine iconAverage Sunlight Hours/ Day -8h 52' -7h 49' -6h 27' -5h 20' -0h 30' +2h 36' +1h 32' +0h 48' +0h 16' -4h 23' -8h 14' -8h 50'   -3h 46'
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -4h 41' -2h 44' -0h 29' +1h 51' +4h 04' +5h 24' +4h 46' +2h 45' +0h 25' -1h 55' -4h 07' -5h 24'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -43.1 -43.1 -43.2 -43.3 -36.4 -30 -35.7 -43.4 -43.4 -43.2 -43.3 -43.3   -41
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) +24 +18 +14 +14 +6 -4 -1 -2 +0 +7 +17 +22   +9.6
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) -16.4 (-30) -19.4 (-35) -21.1 (-38) -21.3 (-38) -19.3 (-35) -17.7 (-32) -14.8 (-27) -14.9 (-27) -16.5 (-30) -18.1 (-33) -17.3 (-31) -15.7 (-28) -17.7 (-32)

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