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Lerwick, Shetland Islands vs Albany, New York Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Lerwick, Shetland Islands, Uk and Albany, New York, Usa is approximately 5,087 km or 3,161 mi.
  • To reach Lerwick, Shetland Islands in this distance one would set out from Albany, New York bearing 41.5° or NE and follow the great circles arc to approach Lerwick, Shetland Islands bearing 101.9° or ESE .
  • Lerwick, Shetland Islands has a marine west coast climate (Cfb) whereas Albany, New York has a hot summer continental climate with no dry season (Dfa).
  • The annual mean temperature is 1.6 °C (2.9°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 19.7 °C (35.5°F) less in Lerwick, Shetland Islands. The continentality subtype is barely hyperoceanic as opposed to truly continental.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 290.5 mm (11.4 in) more which is equivalent to 290.5 l/m² (7.13 US gal/ft²) or 2,905,000 l/ha (310,564 US gal/ac) more. About 1 1/3 as much.
  • There are 1324 fewer hours of sunlight per year in Lerwick, Shetland Islands. In whichever way circa 3h 37' less per day or about 4/9 as many.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 17.4° lower in Lerwick, Shetland Islands than in Albany, New York.
  • Relative humidity levels are 26.9% higher.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 4°C (7.3°F) higher.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) +6 (+11) +4 (+8) +-1 (-1) -7 (-12) -11 (-20) -14 (-24) -15 (-27) -13 (-24) -11 (-19) -6 (-12) +-2 (-4) +4 (+8) -5 (-10)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) +10 (+17) +8 (+14) +3 (+5) -3 (-5) -7 (-12) -9 (-17) -11 (-19) -9 (-16) -6 (-11) -2 (-3) +1 (+1) +7 (+13) -2 (-3)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) +13 (+23) +11 (+20) +6 (+10) +1 (+2) -2 (-4) -5 (-9) -6 (-11) -5 (-9) -2 (-3) +3 (+5) +4 (+7) +10 (+17) +2 (+4)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +71 (+3) +34 (+1) +40 (+2) -4 (0) -25 (-1) -32 (-1) -19 (-1) -9 (0) +43 (+2) +62 (+2) +61 (+2) +68 (+3) +291 (+11)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) +12 (+39) +11 (+39) +8 (+26) +8 (+27) +2 (+6) +4 (+13) +6 (+19) +7 (+23) +9 (+30) +14 (+45) +13 (+43) +14 (+45)   +108 (+30)
sunshine iconAverage Sunlight Hours/ Day -3h 19' -3h 40' -3h 23' -2h 38' -2h 40' -4h 14' -5h 48' -4h 46' -3h 24' -3h 46' -2h 38' -3h 07'   -3h 37'
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -2h 49' -1h 35' -0h 16' +1h 04' +2h 24' +3h 17' +2h 52' +1h 35' +0h 14' -1h 06' -2h 27' -3h 17'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -17.3 -17.4 -17.4 -17.5 -17.4 -17.4 -17.3 -17.3 -17.3 -17.2 -17.3 -17.4   -17.4
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) +21 +22 +26 +28 +28 +27 +33 +32 +28 +29 +27 +22   +26.9
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) +12.1 (+22) +10.8 (+19) +7 (+13) +3.4 (+6) +0.4 (+1) -3 (-5) -2.2 (-4) -1.4 (-3) +0.3 (+1) +3.9 (+7) +6.5 (+12) +10.6 (+19) +4 (+7)

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