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Lerwick, Shetland Islands vs Chapel Hill, Nc Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Lerwick, Shetland Islands, Uk and Chapel Hill, Nc, Usa is approximately 5,950 km or 3,698 mi.
  • To reach Lerwick, Shetland Islands in this distance one would set out from Chapel Hill, Nc bearing 37.2° or NE and follow the great circles arc to approach Lerwick, Shetland Islands bearing 100.4° or E .
  • Lerwick, Shetland Islands has a marine west coast climate (Cfb) whereas Chapel Hill, Nc has a humid subtropical climate (Cfa).
  • The mean temperature is 7.5 °C (13.5°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 13.3 °C (23.9°F) less in Lerwick, Shetland Islands. The continentality subtype is barely hyperoceanic as opposed to subcontinental.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 40.1 mm (1.6 in) more which is equivalent to 40.1 l/m² (0.98 US gal/ft²) or 401,000 l/ha (42,870 US gal/ac) more. About 1 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 24.1° lower in Lerwick, Shetland Islands than in Chapel Hill, Nc.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) +-4 (-7) -6 (-11) -10 (-19) -14 (-25) -16 (-28) -17 (-30) -18 (-32) -17 (-30) -15 (-28) -12 (-21) -10 (-18) -5 (-10) -12 (-22)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) +0 (+1) -2 (-3) -6 (-10) -9 (-17) -11 (-20) -13 (-23) -14 (-24) -13 (-23) -11 (-19) -6 (-12) -5 (-9) -1 (-2) -8 (-13)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) +5 (+8) +3 (+6) -1 (-1) -4 (-8) -7 (-12) -9 (-16) -9 (-17) -8 (-15) -6 (-11) -1 (-1) +0 (+1) +3 (+6) -3 (-5)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +36 (+1) -6 (0) +7 (+0) -10 (0) -52 (-2) -51 (-2) -41 (-2) -34 (-1) +37 (+1) +46 (+2) +54 (+2) +54 (+2) +40 (+2)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -3h 25' -1h 57' -0h 20' +1h 19' +2h 57' +3h 58' +3h 29' +1h 58' +0h 17' -1h 22' -2h 59' -3h 59'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -24.1 -24.1 -24.2 -24.2 -24.2 -24.1 -24 -24.1 -24 -23.9 -24 -24.1   -24.1

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