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Yakushima vs Lerwick, Shetland Islands Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Yakushima, Japan and Lerwick, Shetland Islands, Uk is approximately 9,033 km or 5,614 mi.
  • To reach Yakushima in this distance one would set out from Lerwick, Shetland Islands bearing 40.6° or NE and follow the great circles arc to approach Yakushima bearing 158° or SSE .
  • Yakushima has a humid subtropical climate (Cfa) whereas Lerwick, Shetland Islands has a marine west coast climate (Cfb).
  • The annual average temperature is 12.2 °C (22°F) warmer.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 7.2 °C (13°F) more in Yakushima. The continentality subtype is truly oceanic as opposed to barely hyperoceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 3081.7 mm (121.3 in) more 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) more. About 3 5/9 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 29.7° higher in Yakushima than in Lerwick, Shetland Islands.
  • Relative humidity levels are 9.3% lower.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 9.8°C (17.7°F) higher.

Climate Comparison Table

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

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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