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Lerwick, Shetland Islands vs Bedford, Ma Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Lerwick, Shetland Islands, Uk and Bedford, Ma, Usa is approximately 4,997 km or 3,105 mi.
  • To reach Lerwick, Shetland Islands in this distance one would set out from Bedford, Ma bearing 41.4° or NE and follow the great circles arc to approach Lerwick, Shetland Islands bearing 99° or E .
  • Lerwick, Shetland Islands has a marine west coast climate (Cfb) whereas Bedford, Ma has a warm summer continental/ hemiboreal climate with no dry season (Dfb).
  • The annual mean temperature is 2.1 °C (3.8°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 17.4 °C (31.3°F) less in Lerwick, Shetland Islands. The continentality subtype is barely hyperoceanic as opposed to subcontinental.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 71.9 mm (2.8 in) more which is equivalent to 71.9 l/m² (1.76 US gal/ft²) or 719,000 l/ha (76,866 US gal/ac) more. About 1 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 18.1° lower in Lerwick, Shetland Islands than in Bedford, Ma.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) +4 (+7) +2 (+4) +-2 (-3) -7 (-12) -11 (-19) -13 (-23) -14 (-26) -13 (-23) -10 (-18) -7 (-12) +-3 (-6) +3 (+5) -6 (-10)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) +8 (+14) +6 (+11) +2 (+3) -3 (-5) -6 (-11) -9 (-16) -10 (-19) -9 (-16) -6 (-11) -2 (-4) +0 (+0) +6 (+10) -2 (-4)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) +11 (+20) +10 (+17) +5 (+9) +1 (+2) -2 (-4) -5 (-9) -7 (-12) -5 (-9) -2 (-3) +2 (+4) +4 (+6) +9 (+15) +2 (+3)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +37 (+1) +1 (+0) +18 (+1) -27 (-1) -32 (-1) -29 (-1) -25 (-1) -7 (0) +31 (+1) +41 (+2) +26 (+1) +37 (+1) +72 (+3)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -2h 53' -1h 38' -0h 17' +1h 06' +2h 28' +3h 22' +2h 57' +1h 38' +0h 14' -1h 08' -2h 31' -3h 23'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -18.1 -18.1 -18.2 -18.2 -18.2 -18.1 -18.1 -18.1 -18 -18 -18 -18.1   -18.1

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