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Lerwick, Shetland Islands vs Columbia, South Carolina Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Lerwick, Shetland Islands, Uk and Columbia, South Carolina, Usa is approximately 6,248 km or 3,883 mi.
  • To reach Lerwick, Shetland Islands in this distance one would set out from Columbia, South Carolina bearing 36.1° or NE and follow the great circles arc to approach Lerwick, Shetland Islands bearing 100.6° or E .
  • Lerwick, Shetland Islands has a marine west coast climate (Cfb) whereas Columbia, South Carolina has a humid subtropical climate (Cfa).
  • The average temperature is 10.3 °C (18.5°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 11.8 °C (21.2°F) less in Lerwick, Shetland Islands. The continentality subtype is barely hyperoceanic as opposed to semicontinental.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 58.7 mm (2.3 in) less which is equivalent to 58.7 l/m² (1.44 US gal/ft²) or 587,000 l/ha (62,754 US gal/ac) less. About 1 as much.
  • There are 1929 fewer hours of sunlight per year in Lerwick, Shetland Islands. In whichever way circa 5h 16' less per day or about 1/3 as many.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 26.1° lower in Lerwick, Shetland Islands than in Columbia, South Carolina.
  • Relative humidity levels are 32.7% higher.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 2.4°C (4.3°F) lower.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) -8 (-14) -10 (-18) -14 (-25) -17 (-31) -19 (-33) -19 (-34) -19 (-35) -18 (-33) -17 (-31) -14 (-26) -13 (-23) -9 (-16) -15 (-27)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -3 (-6) -5 (-9) -9 (-16) -12 (-22) -14 (-25) -15 (-27) -16 (-28) -15 (-26) -13 (-24) -9 (-17) -8 (-14) -4 (-8) -10 (-19)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) +1 (+2) 0 (0) -4 (-7) -7 (-13) -9 (-17) -11 (-21) -12 (-22) -11 (-20) -9 (-17) -4 (-7) -2 (-4) +0 (+0) -6 (-10)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +19 (+1) -13 (0) -8 (0) -11 (0) -32 (-1) -62 (-2) -78 (-3) -76 (-3) +25 (+1) +57 (+2) +69 (+3) +51 (+2) -59 (-2)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) +17 (+55) +13 (+46) +11 (+35) +13 (+43) +7 (+23) +6 (+20) +5 (+16) +6 (+19) +11 (+37) +18 (+58) +18 (+60) +16 (+52)   +141 (+39)
sunshine iconAverage Sunlight Hours/ Day -5h 15' -5h 01' -4h 34' -5h 06' -4h 32' -5h 36' -5h 48' -6h 05' -4h 26' -5h 19' -5h 48' -5h 46'   -5h 16'
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -3h 35' -2h 03' -0h 21' +1h 23' +3h 05' +4h 09' +3h 39' +2h 04' +0h 18' -1h 26' -3h 08' -4h 10'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -26.1 -26.1 -26.2 -26.3 -26.2 -26.2 -26.1 -26.1 -26.1 -26 -26.1 -26.1   -26.1
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) +30 +33 +34 +35 +33 +31 +31 +30 +30 +35 +39 +32   +32.8
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) +2.3 (+4) +1.8 (+3) -1.1 (-2) -2.9 (-5) -4.9 (-9) -7.1 (-13) -7.4 (-13) -7.1 (-13) -5.8 (-10) -1.3 (-2) +2 (+4) +2.7 (+5) -2.4 (-4)

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