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Lerwick, Shetland Islands vs Yining Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Lerwick, Shetland Islands, Uk and Yining, China is approximately 5,510 km or 3,424 mi.
  • To reach Lerwick, Shetland Islands in this distance one would set out from Yining bearing 319.6° or NW and follow the great circles arc to approach Lerwick, Shetland Islands bearing 249.7° or WSW .
  • Lerwick, Shetland Islands has a marine west coast climate (Cfb) whereas Yining has a mid-latitude cool steppe climate (BSk).
  • The annual mean temperature is 1.8 °C (3.2°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 23.3 °C (41.9°F) less in Lerwick, Shetland Islands. The continentality subtype is barely hyperoceanic as opposed to truly continental.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 954.4 mm (37.6 in) more which is equivalent to 954.4 l/m² (23.42 US gal/ft²) or 9,544,000 l/ha (1,020,317 US gal/ac) more. About 4 3/4 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 16.2° lower in Lerwick, Shetland Islands than in Yining.

Climate Comparison Table

The table shows values for Lerwick, Shetland Islands relative to Yining. You can also view this comparison the other way around from the perspective of Yining 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 (+14) +6 (+10) +-4 (-6) -13 (-23) -15 (-27) -16 (-28) -17 (-31) -16 (-29) -13 (-24) -7 (-13) +-1 (-2) +5 (+10) -7 (-12)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) +12 (+22) +10 (+18) +1 (+1) -7 (-13) -10 (-17) -11 (-19) -11 (-21) -10 (-18) -7 (-12) -1 (-2) +4 (+6) +9 (+16) -2 (-3)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) +17 (+30) +14 (+26) +4 (+7) -3 (-5) -5 (-9) -6 (-10) -6 (-11) -4 (-7) -1 (-1) +4 (+7) +7 (+12) +12 (+21) +3 (+5)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +114 (+4) +74 (+3) +93 (+4) +45 (+2) +37 (+1) +33 (+1) +38 (+2) +67 (+3) +103 (+4) +110 (+4) +118 (+5) +123 (+5) +954 (+38)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -2h 41' -1h 31' -0h 15' +1h 01' +2h 18' +3h 09' +2h 45' +1h 31' +0h 13' -1h 03' -2h 20' -3h 09'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -16 -16 -16.1 -16.1 -16.1 -16.2 -16.2 -16.3 -16.3 -16.2 -16.2 -16.2   -16.2

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