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Lerwick, Shetland Islands vs Burlington, Iowa Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Lerwick, Shetland Islands, Uk and Burlington, Iowa, Usa is approximately 6,168 km or 3,833 mi.
  • To reach Lerwick, Shetland Islands in this distance one would set out from Burlington, Iowa bearing 37.2° or NE and follow the great circles arc to approach Lerwick, Shetland Islands bearing 113.2° or ESE .
  • Lerwick, Shetland Islands has a marine west coast climate (Cfb) whereas Burlington, Iowa has a hot summer continental climate with no dry season (Dfa).
  • The mean temperature is 3.9 °C (6.9°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 20.8 °C (37.4°F) less in Lerwick, Shetland Islands. The continentality subtype is barely hyperoceanic as opposed to truly continental.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 332 mm (13.1 in) more which is equivalent to 332 l/m² (8.15 US gal/ft²) or 3,320,000 l/ha (354,930 US gal/ac) more. About 1 3/8 as much.
  • There are 1962 fewer hours of sunlight per year in Lerwick, Shetland Islands. In whichever way circa 5h 22' less per day or about 1/3 as many.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 19.3° lower in Lerwick, Shetland Islands than in Burlington, Iowa.
  • Relative humidity levels are 23.3% higher.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 1.2°C (2.2°F) higher.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) +5 (+10) +2 (+4) +-2 (-4) -8 (-15) -13 (-23) -16 (-28) -17 (-31) -16 (-29) -13 (-23) -9 (-16) +-2 (-3) +3 (+5) -7 (-13)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) +8 (+14) +5 (+9) +1 (+1) -5 (-10) -9 (-17) -12 (-22) -14 (-24) -12 (-22) -9 (-16) -5 (-9) +1 (+2) +6 (+11) -4 (-7)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) +10 (+18) +8 (+15) +4 (+6) -2 (-4) -6 (-10) -9 (-15) -10 (-18) -9 (-15) -5 (-9) -1 (-1) +4 (+7) +9 (+16) 0 (-1)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +90 (+4) +56 (+2) +45 (+2) -14 (-1) -40 (-2) -67 (-3) -24 (-1) -12 (0) +37 (+1) +65 (+3) +95 (+4) +101 (+4) +332 (+13)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) +17 (+55) +15 (+53) +9 (+29) +10 (+33) +2 (+6) +4 (+13) +9 (+29) +8 (+26) +11 (+37) +16 (+52) +16 (+53) +17 (+55)   +134 (+37)
sunshine iconAverage Sunlight Hours/ Day -4h 11' -4h 38' -4h 13' -3h 58' -4h 23' -6h 14' -7h 25' -7h 05' -6h 10' -6h 15' -5h 14' -4h 34'   -5h 22'
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -3h 00' -1h 42' -0h 17' +1h 09' +2h 35' +3h 30' +3h 04' +1h 42' +0h 15' -1h 11' -2h 37' -3h 30'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -19.3 -19.4 -19.4 -19.4 -19.4 -19.4 -19.3 -19.3 -19.2 -19.2 -19.2 -19.3   -19.3
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) +15 +14 +20 +25 +23 +22 +28 +27 +31 +31 +26 +18   +23.3
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) +9.4 (+17) +6.8 (+12) +4.4 (+8) +0.5 (+1) -3.6 (-6) -6.7 (-12) -6.3 (-11) -5.6 (-10) -1.4 (-3) +1.7 (+3) +6.5 (+12) +8.9 (+16) +1.2 (+2)

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