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Lerwick, Shetland Islands vs Birmingham, Alabama Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Lerwick, Shetland Islands, Uk and Birmingham, Alabama, Usa is approximately 6,587 km or 4,093 mi.
  • To reach Lerwick, Shetland Islands in this distance one would set out from Birmingham, Alabama bearing 35.3° or NE and follow the great circles arc to approach Lerwick, Shetland Islands bearing 104.8° or ESE .
  • Lerwick, Shetland Islands has a marine west coast climate (Cfb) whereas Birmingham, Alabama has a humid subtropical climate (Cfa).
  • The annual average temperature is 9.7 °C (17.5°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 12.6 °C (22.7°F) less in Lerwick, Shetland Islands. The continentality subtype is barely hyperoceanic as opposed to subcontinental.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 177.3 mm (7 in) less which is equivalent to 177.3 l/m² (4.35 US gal/ft²) or 1,773,000 l/ha (189,545 US gal/ac) less. About 7/8 as much.
  • There are 1611 fewer hours of sunlight per year in Lerwick, Shetland Islands. In whichever way circa 4h 24' less per day or about 2/5 as many.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 26.5° lower in Lerwick, Shetland Islands than in Birmingham, Alabama.
  • Relative humidity levels are 29.5% higher.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 2.6°C (4.7°F) lower.

Climate Comparison Table

The table shows values for Lerwick, Shetland Islands relative to Birmingham, Alabama. You can also view this comparison the other way around from the perspective of Birmingham, Alabama 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 (-10) -9 (-16) -13 (-23) -16 (-29) -17 (-31) -18 (-33) -19 (-33) -18 (-32) -17 (-30) -14 (-24) -11 (-20) -7 (-13) -14 (-24)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -2 (-4) -5 (-8) -9 (-15) -12 (-21) -13 (-24) -15 (-26) -15 (-27) -14 (-26) -13 (-23) -9 (-16) -7 (-12) -3 (-6) -10 (-17)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) +2 (+3) 0 (-1) -4 (-7) -7 (-12) -9 (-16) -11 (-20) -12 (-21) -11 (-20) -9 (-17) -4 (-7) -2 (-4) +0 (+0) -6 (-10)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +2 (+0) -28 (-1) -43 (-2) -54 (-2) -61 (-2) -35 (-1) -71 (-3) -12 (0) +18 (+1) +63 (+2) +33 (+1) +12 (+0) -177 (-7)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) +14 (+45) +11 (+39) +9 (+29) +11 (+37) +6 (+19) +5 (+17) +4 (+13) +6 (+19) +12 (+40) +17 (+55) +16 (+53) +14 (+45)   +125 (+34)
sunshine iconAverage Sunlight Hours/ Day -3h 19' -3h 40' -3h 36' -4h 14' -3h 56' -4h 40' -5h 01' -5h 07' -4h 26' -5h 19' -5h 14' -4h 17'   -4h 24'
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -3h 37' -2h 04' -0h 22' +1h 24' +3h 07' +4h 11' +3h 41' +2h 05' +0h 18' -1h 27' -3h 09' -4h 12'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -26.5 -26.5 -26.6 -26.6 -26.6 -26.6 -26.4 -26.5 -26.4 -26.3 -26.4 -26.5   -26.5
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) +25 +26 +31 +30 +29 +28 +28 +29 +32 +34 +36 +26   +29.5
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) +2.3 (+4) +0.7 (+1) -1.3 (-2) -3.9 (-7) -5.4 (-10) -7.5 (-14) -7.8 (-14) -7 (-13) -4.8 (-9) -1.1 (-2) +2 (+4) +2.2 (+4) -2.6 (-5)

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