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Lerwick, Shetland Islands vs Atlanta, Georgia Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Lerwick, Shetland Islands, Uk and Atlanta, Georgia, Usa is approximately 6,454 km or 4,011 mi.
  • To reach Lerwick, Shetland Islands in this distance one would set out from Atlanta, Georgia bearing 35.6° or NE and follow the great circles arc to approach Lerwick, Shetland Islands bearing 103° or ESE .
  • Lerwick, Shetland Islands has a marine west coast climate (Cfb) whereas Atlanta, Georgia has a humid subtropical climate (Cfa).
  • The annual mean temperature is 9.4 °C (16.9°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 12.3 °C (22.1°F) less in Lerwick, Shetland Islands. The continentality subtype is barely hyperoceanic as opposed to subcontinental.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 80.7 mm (3.2 in) less which is equivalent to 80.7 l/m² (1.98 US gal/ft²) or 807,000 l/ha (86,274 US gal/ac) less. About 1 as much.
  • There are 1581 fewer hours of sunlight per year in Lerwick, Shetland Islands. In whichever way circa 4h 19' less per day or about 2/5 as many.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 26.4° lower in Lerwick, Shetland Islands than in Atlanta, Georgia.
  • Relative humidity levels are 29.1% higher.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 2.5°C (4.4°F) lower.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) -5 (-9) -8 (-14) -12 (-21) -15 (-27) -16 (-30) -17 (-31) -17 (-31) -17 (-30) -15 (-28) -12 (-22) -10 (-18) -6 (-11) -13 (-23)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -2 (-3) -4 (-7) -8 (-15) -11 (-20) -13 (-24) -14 (-26) -15 (-26) -14 (-25) -13 (-23) -9 (-15) -7 (-12) -3 (-5) -9 (-17)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) +2 (+3) 0 (-1) -4 (-8) -7 (-13) -10 (-17) -12 (-21) -12 (-21) -11 (-20) -10 (-17) -5 (-9) -3 (-5) +0 (+0) -6 (-11)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +10 (+0) -30 (-1) -33 (-1) -36 (-1) -47 (-2) -30 (-1) -65 (-3) -14 (-1) +31 (+1) +57 (+2) +45 (+2) +32 (+1) -81 (-3)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) +14 (+45) +11 (+39) +8 (+26) +11 (+37) +6 (+19) +5 (+17) +5 (+16) +7 (+23) +12 (+40) +16 (+52) +16 (+53) +14 (+45)   +125 (+34)
sunshine iconAverage Sunlight Hours/ Day -3h 46' -3h 40' -3h 25' -4h 00' -3h 30' -4h 34' -4h 54' -5h 15' -4h 06' -5h 05' -4h 54' -4h 40'   -4h 19'
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -3h 36' -2h 04' -0h 21' +1h 24' +3h 06' +4h 11' +3h 41' +2h 04' +0h 18' -1h 27' -3h 09' -4h 11'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -26.4 -26.4 -26.5 -26.6 -26.5 -26.5 -26.4 -26.4 -26.4 -26.3 -26.4 -26.4   -26.4
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) +24 +26 +29 +31 +29 +29 +28 +29 +30 +33 +35 +26   +29.1
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) +2.4 (+4) +1.1 (+2) -1.5 (-3) -3.4 (-6) -5.3 (-10) -7 (-13) -7.2 (-13) -6.6 (-12) -5 (-9) -1.3 (-2) +1.8 (+3) +2.6 (+5) -2.5 (-5)

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