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Lerwick, Shetland Islands vs Cold Bay, Alaska Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Lerwick, Shetland Islands, Uk and Cold Bay, Alaska, Usa is approximately 7,085 km or 4,403 mi.
  • To reach Lerwick, Shetland Islands in this distance one would set out from Cold Bay, Alaska bearing 10.1° or N and follow the great circles arc to approach Lerwick, Shetland Islands bearing 168.4° or SSE .
  • Lerwick, Shetland Islands has a marine west coast climate (Cfb) whereas Cold Bay, Alaska has a subpolar oceanic climate (Cfc).
  • The mean temperature is 3.4 °C (6.1°F) warmer.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 4.7 °C (8.5°F) less in Lerwick, Shetland Islands. The continentality subtype is barely hyperoceanic as opposed to truly oceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 294.7 mm (11.6 in) more which is equivalent to 294.7 l/m² (7.23 US gal/ft²) or 2,947,000 l/ha (315,054 US gal/ac) more. About 1 1/3 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 4.9° lower in Lerwick, Shetland Islands than in Cold Bay, Alaska.

Climate Comparison Table

The table shows values for Lerwick, Shetland Islands relative to Cold Bay, Alaska. You can also view this comparison the other way around from the perspective of Cold Bay, Alaska 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 (+8) +5 (+9) +4 (+8) +4 (+8) +3 (+6) +2 (+4) +1 (+2) +1 (+1) +1 (+2) +3 (+6) +3 (+6) +4 (+8) +3 (+6)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) +5 (+9) +6 (+10) +5 (+9) +5 (+8) +3 (+6) +2 (+4) +1 (+2) +1 (+2) +1 (+3) +4 (+7) +4 (+7) +5 (+8) +3 (+6)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) +6 (+10) +6 (+11) +6 (+10) +5 (+8) +4 (+6) +3 (+5) +1 (+2) +1 (+2) +2 (+3) +5 (+8) +4 (+8) +5 (+9) +4 (+7)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +59 (+2) +34 (+1) +59 (+2) +22 (+1) +4 (+0) +7 (+0) -2 (0) -3 (0) +6 (+0) +24 (+1) +37 (+1) +49 (+2) +295 (+12)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) +7 (+23) +1 (+4) +1 (+3) +10 (+33) 0 ( 0) 0 ( 0) +3 (+10) -4 ( -13) 0 ( 0) +3 (+10) +5 (+17) +8 (+26)   +34 (+9)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -1h 07' -0h 36' -0h 06' +0h 24' +0h 56' +1h 20' +1h 09' +0h 36' +0h 05' -0h 25' -0h 57' -1h 21'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -5 -5.1 -5.1 -5.1 -5 -4.9 -4.8 -4.8 -4.8 -4.7 -4.8 -4.9   -4.9

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