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Lerwick, Shetland Islands vs Yap Island/ Caroline Islands Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Lerwick, Shetland Islands, Uk and Yap Island/ Caroline Islands, Micronesia is approximately 11,478 km or 7,133 mi.
  • To reach Lerwick, Shetland Islands in this distance one would set out from Yap Island/ Caroline Islands bearing 340.5° or NNW and follow the great circles arc to approach Lerwick, Shetland Islands bearing 221.4° or SW .
  • Lerwick, Shetland Islands has a marine west coast climate (Cfb) whereas Yap Island/ Caroline Islands has a tropical rainforest climate (Af).
  • The mean annual temperature is 20.3 °C (36.5°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 7.9 °C (14.2°F) more in Lerwick, Shetland Islands. The continentality subtype is barely hyperoceanic as opposed to extremely hyperoceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 1840.5 mm (72.5 in) less which is equivalent to 1840.5 l/m² (45.17 US gal/ft²) or 18,405,000 l/ha (1,967,617 US gal/ac) less. About 2/5 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 43.8° lower in Lerwick, Shetland Islands than in Yap Island/ Caroline Islands.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) -25 (-44) -25 (-45) -25 (-44) -23 (-42) -21 (-38) -18 (-33) -17 (-30) -16 (-29) -18 (-33) -21 (-37) -24 (-42) -24 (-44) -21 (-38)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -24 (-42) -24 (-43) -23 (-42) -22 (-40) -20 (-36) -17 (-31) -16 (-28) -15 (-28) -17 (-31) -19 (-34) -22 (-40) -23 (-42) -20 (-36)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) -23 (-41) -23 (-41) -22 (-40) -21 (-39) -19 (-34) -16 (-30) -15 (-26) -14 (-25) -16 (-28) -17 (-31) -21 (-37) -22 (-40) -19 (-34)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -55 (-2) -60 (-2) -37 (-1) -74 (-3) -168 (-7) -262 (-10) -307 (-12) -307 (-12) -225 (-9) -170 (-7) -87 (-3) -86 (-3) -1841 (-72)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -5h 05' -2h 59' -0h 32' +2h 02' +4h 25' +5h 50' +5h 10' +2h 59' +0h 27' -2h 06' -4h 29' -5h 50'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -50.3 -50.2 -50.3 -45.9 -29.2 -22.8 -28.6 -45.3 -50.6 -50.4 -50.5 -50.6   -43.8

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