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Lerwick, Shetland Islands vs Bettles, Ak Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Lerwick, Shetland Islands, Uk and Bettles, Ak, Usa is approximately 5,679 km or 3,529 mi.
  • To reach Lerwick, Shetland Islands in this distance one would set out from Bettles, Ak bearing 18.5° or NNE and follow the great circles arc to approach Lerwick, Shetland Islands bearing 165.6° or SSE .
  • Lerwick, Shetland Islands has a marine west coast climate (Cfb) whereas Bettles, Ak has a boreal subarctic climate with no dry season (Dfc).
  • The mean temperature is 12.5 °C (22.5°F) warmer.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 31.3 °C (56.3°F) less in Lerwick, Shetland Islands. The continentality subtype is barely hyperoceanic as opposed to truly continental.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 859.7 mm (33.8 in) more which is equivalent to 859.7 l/m² (21.1 US gal/ft²) or 8,597,000 l/ha (919,076 US gal/ac) more. About 3 1/2 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 6.7° higher in Lerwick, Shetland Islands than in Bettles, Ak.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) +26 (+46) +23 (+41) +16 (+28) +8 (+14) +-2 (-3) -7 (-13) -7 (-13) -3 (-5) +3 (+5) +14 (+25) +22 (+40) +25 (+45) +10 (+18)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) +28 (+50) +26 (+47) +20 (+36) +12 (+21) +1 (+3) -4 (-7) -4 (-7) 0 (0) +5 (+9) +16 (+28) +24 (+43) +27 (+48) +13 (+23)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) +30 (+55) +29 (+52) +24 (+44) +15 (+27) +4 (+8) -1 (-1) -1 (-1) +3 (+5) +8 (+14) +17 (+31) +26 (+46) +29 (+52) +15 (+28)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +114 (+4) +76 (+3) +97 (+4) +56 (+2) +47 (+2) +23 (+1) +13 (+1) +19 (+1) +74 (+3) +104 (+4) +120 (+5) +119 (+5) +860 (+34)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day +3h 10' +1h 18' +0h 12' -0h 50' -2h 19' -5h 01' -3h 21' -1h 18' -0h 10' +0h 52' +2h 22' +5h 04'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) +6.6 +6.6 +6.6 +6.6 +6.7 +6.8 +6.9 +6.9 +6.9 +6.9 +6.7 +6.3   +6.7

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