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Lerwick, Shetland Islands vs Boise, Idaho Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Lerwick, Shetland Islands, Uk and Boise, Idaho, Usa is approximately 7,069 km or 4,393 mi.
  • To reach Lerwick, Shetland Islands in this distance one would set out from Boise, Idaho bearing 30.2° or NNE and follow the great circles arc to approach Lerwick, Shetland Islands bearing 132.9° or SE .
  • Lerwick, Shetland Islands has a marine west coast climate (Cfb) whereas Boise, Idaho has a mid-latitude cool steppe climate (BSk).
  • The annual mean temperature is 3.6 °C (6.5°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 16.3 °C (29.3°F) less in Lerwick, Shetland Islands. The continentality subtype is barely hyperoceanic as opposed to subcontinental.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 901.5 mm (35.5 in) more which is equivalent to 901.5 l/m² (22.12 US gal/ft²) or 9,015,000 l/ha (963,763 US gal/ac) more. About 4 as much.
  • There are 1999 fewer hours of sunlight per year in Lerwick, Shetland Islands. In whichever way circa 5h 27' less per day or about 1/3 as many.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 16.5° lower in Lerwick, Shetland Islands than in Boise, Idaho.
  • Relative humidity levels are 31.8% higher.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 4.2°C (7.5°F) higher.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) +3 (+5) +-2 (-3) -6 (-10) -9 (-15) -12 (-21) -15 (-26) -19 (-33) -17 (-31) -13 (-23) -8 (-14) +-2 (-4) +3 (+5) -8 (-14)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) +5 (+9) +1 (+2) -2 (-4) -4 (-8) -7 (-12) -9 (-17) -12 (-21) -11 (-19) -7 (-12) -3 (-5) +1 (+1) +5 (+9) -4 (-6)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) +7 (+13) +4 (+6) +2 (+3) +0 (+0) -1 (-3) -4 (-7) -5 (-9) -4 (-8) -1 (-2) +2 (+4) +4 (+6) +7 (+13) +1 (+1)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +94 (+4) +65 (+3) +81 (+3) +41 (+2) +35 (+1) +39 (+2) +53 (+2) +68 (+3) +98 (+4) +115 (+5) +105 (+4) +108 (+4) +902 (+35)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) +13 (+42) +11 (+39) +10 (+32) +13 (+43) +7 (+23) +9 (+30) +15 (+48) +15 (+48) +16 (+53) +17 (+55) +15 (+50) +14 (+45)   +155 (+42)
sunshine iconAverage Sunlight Hours/ Day -2h 27' -3h 32' -4h 05' -4h 42' -5h 11' -6h 50' -9h 38' -8h 29' -7h 10' -5h 50' -4h 12' -3h 23'   -5h 27'
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -2h 44' -1h 32' -0h 16' +1h 02' +2h 20' +3h 12' +2h 47' +1h 32' +0h 13' -1h 04' -2h 22' -3h 12'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -16.5 -16.6 -16.7 -16.7 -16.6 -16.6 -16.5 -16.5 -16.4 -16.4 -16.5 -16.5   -16.5
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) +12 +15 +26 +33 +34 +39 +51 +52 +47 +37 +24 +12   +31.8
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) +6.2 (+11) +3.2 (+6) +3.2 (+6) +3.4 (+6) +2.2 (+4) +0.9 (+2) +3 (+5) +4.2 (+8) +5.5 (+10) +5.2 (+9) +5.8 (+10) +7 (+13) +4.2 (+8)

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