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Lerwick, Shetland Islands vs Columbus, Ga Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Lerwick, Shetland Islands, Uk and Columbus, Ga, Usa is approximately 6,032 km or 3,749 mi.
  • To reach Lerwick, Shetland Islands in this distance one would set out from Columbus, Ga bearing 37.6° or NE and follow the great circles arc to approach Lerwick, Shetland Islands bearing 108.2° or ESE .
  • Lerwick, Shetland Islands has a marine west coast climate (Cfb) whereas Columbus, Ga has a humid subtropical climate (Cfa).
  • The average annual temperature is 11.4 °C (20.5°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 11.4 °C (20.5°F) less in Lerwick, Shetland Islands. The continentality subtype is barely hyperoceanic as opposed to semicontinental.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 86.3 mm (3.4 in) less which is equivalent to 86.3 l/m² (2.12 US gal/ft²) or 863,000 l/ha (92,260 US gal/ac) less. About 1 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 20.8° lower in Lerwick, Shetland Islands than in Columbus, Ga.

Climate Comparison Table

The table shows values for Lerwick, Shetland Islands relative to Columbus, Ga. You can also view this comparison the other way around from the perspective of Columbus, Ga 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 (-15) -11 (-20) -15 (-26) -18 (-32) -19 (-34) -20 (-36) -20 (-35) -19 (-34) -18 (-32) -15 (-27) -13 (-23) -9 (-16) -15 (-27)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -4 (-8) -7 (-12) -10 (-18) -13 (-23) -15 (-27) -16 (-30) -16 (-29) -16 (-28) -15 (-26) -11 (-19) -9 (-15) -5 (-10) -11 (-20)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) -1 (-1) -2 (-4) -6 (-10) -9 (-15) -11 (-20) -13 (-23) -13 (-23) -12 (-22) -11 (-20) -6 (-11) -4 (-7) -2 (-3) -7 (-13)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +14 (+1) -31 (-1) -33 (-1) -37 (-1) -44 (-2) -43 (-2) -79 (-3) -16 (-1) +36 (+1) +78 (+3) +53 (+2) +16 (+1) -86 (-3)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -3h 09' -1h 47' -0h 18' +1h 12' +2h 42' +3h 40' +3h 12' +1h 47' +0h 16' -1h 15' -2h 44' -3h 40'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -20.8 -20.9 -20.9 -21 -20.9 -20.9 -20.8 -20.8 -20.8 -20.7 -20.8 -20.8   -20.8

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