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Lerwick, Shetland Islands vs Buffalo, New York Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Lerwick, Shetland Islands, Uk and Buffalo, New York, Usa is approximately 5,335 km or 3,315 mi.
  • To reach Lerwick, Shetland Islands in this distance one would set out from Buffalo, New York bearing 40.9° or NE and follow the great circles arc to approach Lerwick, Shetland Islands bearing 105.8° or ESE .
  • Lerwick, Shetland Islands has a marine west coast climate (Cfb) whereas Buffalo, New York has a warm summer continental/ hemiboreal climate with no dry season (Dfb).
  • The mean annual temperature is 1.8 °C (3.2°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 17.7 °C (31.9°F) less in Lerwick, Shetland Islands. The continentality subtype is barely hyperoceanic as opposed to subcontinental.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 229 mm (9 in) more which is equivalent to 229 l/m² (5.62 US gal/ft²) or 2,290,000 l/ha (244,816 US gal/ac) more. About 1 1/4 as much.
  • There are 1316 fewer hours of sunlight per year in Lerwick, Shetland Islands. In whichever way circa 3h 35' less per day or about 4/9 as many.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 17.2° lower in Lerwick, Shetland Islands than in Buffalo, New York.
  • Relative humidity levels are 20.2% higher.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 2.5°C (4.4°F) higher.

Climate Comparison Table

The table shows values for Lerwick, Shetland Islands relative to Buffalo, New York. You can also view this comparison the other way around from the perspective of Buffalo, New York 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 (+11) +5 (+10) +1 (+1) -5 (-8) -9 (-16) -12 (-21) -13 (-24) -11 (-21) -9 (-17) -5 (-9) +-1 (-2) +4 (+8) -4 (-7)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) +8 (+14) +7 (+13) +3 (+5) -2 (-4) -6 (-11) -9 (-16) -10 (-19) -9 (-16) -7 (-12) -2 (-4) +0 (+1) +6 (+10) -2 (-3)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) +10 (+17) +9 (+17) +5 (+9) +0 (+1) -3 (-6) -6 (-11) -8 (-14) -6 (-11) -4 (-7) +0 (+1) +2 (+4) +7 (+12) +1 (+1)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +62 (+2) +33 (+1) +46 (+2) -1 (0) -18 (-1) -30 (-1) -16 (-1) -27 (-1) +29 (+1) +56 (+2) +46 (+2) +49 (+2) +229 (+9)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) +5 (+16) +5 (+18) +4 (+13) +6 (+20) +2 (+6) +5 (+17) +8 (+26) +8 (+26) +9 (+30) +12 (+39) +9 (+30) +7 (+23)   +80 (+22)
sunshine iconAverage Sunlight Hours/ Day -2h 11' -2h 15' -2h 36' -2h 34' -3h 17' -5h 26' -6h 50' -5h 36' -4h 08' -3h 50' -1h 58' -2h 21'   -3h 35'
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -2h 48' -1h 34' -0h 16' +1h 03' +2h 23' +3h 16' +2h 51' +1h 35' +0h 14' -1h 06' -2h 26' -3h 16'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -17.1 -17.2 -17.2 -17.3 -17.2 -17.2 -17.1 -17.1 -17.1 -17 -17.1 -17.2   -17.2
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) +11 +12 +15 +19 +20 +22 +30 +28 +26 +25 +20 +14   +20.2
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) +8.9 (+16) +8.6 (+15) +5.2 (+9) +2 (+4) -1.2 (-2) -3.7 (-7) -2.7 (-5) -2.2 (-4) -0.5 (-1) +2.4 (+4) +4.8 (+9) +7.8 (+14) +2.5 (+5)

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