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Lerwick, Shetland Islands vs Clinton, Ia Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Lerwick, Shetland Islands, Uk and Clinton, Ia, Usa is approximately 6,004 km or 3,731 mi.
  • To reach Lerwick, Shetland Islands in this distance one would set out from Clinton, Ia bearing 38° or NE and follow the great circles arc to approach Lerwick, Shetland Islands bearing 113.3° or ESE .
  • Lerwick, Shetland Islands has a marine west coast climate (Cfb) whereas Clinton, Ia has a hot summer continental climate with no dry season (Dfa).
  • The average annual temperature is 3.2 °C (5.8°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 21.7 °C (39.1°F) less in Lerwick, Shetland Islands. The continentality subtype is barely hyperoceanic as opposed to truly continental.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 314.8 mm (12.4 in) more which is equivalent to 314.8 l/m² (7.73 US gal/ft²) or 3,148,000 l/ha (336,542 US gal/ac) more. About 1 1/3 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 18.1° lower in Lerwick, Shetland Islands than in Clinton, Ia.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) +7 (+12) +3 (+6) +-3 (-5) -9 (-17) -14 (-25) -16 (-28) -16 (-30) -15 (-27) -13 (-23) -8 (-15) +-3 (-5) +5 (+9) -7 (-12)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) +10 (+17) +7 (+12) +1 (+1) -6 (-10) -9 (-17) -12 (-21) -13 (-23) -11 (-20) -8 (-15) -4 (-7) +1 (+1) +7 (+13) -3 (-6)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) +13 (+23) +10 (+18) +4 (+7) -2 (-3) -5 (-9) -8 (-14) -9 (-16) -7 (-12) -4 (-7) +1 (+1) +4 (+7) +10 (+18) +1 (+1)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +97 (+4) +64 (+3) +50 (+2) -15 (-1) -32 (-1) -51 (-2) -36 (-1) -36 (-1) +30 (+1) +64 (+3) +88 (+3) +92 (+4) +315 (+12)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -2h 53' -1h 38' -0h 17' +1h 06' +2h 28' +3h 22' +2h 57' +1h 38' +0h 14' -1h 08' -2h 31' -3h 23'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -18.1 -18.1 -18.2 -18.2 -18.2 -18.1 -18 -18.1 -18 -17.9 -18 -18.1   -18.1

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