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Lerwick, Shetland Islands vs Yinchuan Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Lerwick, Shetland Islands, Uk and Yinchuan, China is approximately 7,224 km or 4,489 mi.
  • To reach Lerwick, Shetland Islands in this distance one would set out from Yinchuan bearing 328.4° or NNW and follow the great circles arc to approach Lerwick, Shetland Islands bearing 235.6° or SW .
  • Lerwick, Shetland Islands has a marine west coast climate (Cfb) whereas Yinchuan has a mid-latitude cool desert climate (BWk).
  • The annual average temperature is 1.8 °C (3.2°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 23 °C (41.4°F) less in Lerwick, Shetland Islands. The continentality subtype is barely hyperoceanic as opposed to truly continental.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 1015.3 mm (40 in) more which is equivalent to 1015.3 l/m² (24.92 US gal/ft²) or 10,153,000 l/ha (1,085,423 US gal/ac) more. About 6 1/4 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 21.6° lower in Lerwick, Shetland Islands than in Yinchuan.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) +7 (+12) +2 (+4) +-4 (-8) -11 (-19) -14 (-26) -15 (-28) -16 (-28) -13 (-24) -10 (-19) -6 (-12) +0 (0) +6 (+11) -6 (-11)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) +12 (+21) +8 (+14) +1 (+2) -6 (-10) -10 (-17) -11 (-20) -12 (-21) -10 (-18) -6 (-11) -1 (-2) +4 (+7) +10 (+18) -2 (-3)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) +16 (+28) +12 (+21) +5 (+9) -1 (-1) -5 (-8) -7 (-13) -9 (-15) -7 (-12) -2 (-4) +3 (+5) +7 (+12) +13 (+23) +2 (+4)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +130 (+5) +90 (+4) +108 (+4) +60 (+2) +45 (+2) +41 (+2) +20 (+1) +27 (+1) +95 (+4) +120 (+5) +139 (+5) +141 (+6) +1015 (+40)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -3h 13' -1h 50' -0h 19' +1h 14' +2h 46' +3h 44' +3h 17' +1h 50' +0h 16' -1h 17' -2h 48' -3h 45'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -21.5 -21.5 -21.5 -21.6 -21.6 -21.7 -21.7 -21.8 -21.8 -21.7 -21.7 -21.6   -21.6

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