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Lerwick, Shetland Islands vs Cortland, Ny Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Lerwick, Shetland Islands, Uk and Cortland, Ny, Usa is approximately 5,231 km or 3,250 mi.
  • To reach Lerwick, Shetland Islands in this distance one would set out from Cortland, Ny bearing 41.1° or NE and follow the great circles arc to approach Lerwick, Shetland Islands bearing 103.6° or ESE .
  • Lerwick, Shetland Islands has a marine west coast climate (Cfb) whereas Cortland, Ny has a warm summer continental/ hemiboreal climate with no dry season (Dfb).
  • The mean temperature is 1 °C (1.8°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 17.7 °C (31.9°F) less in Lerwick, Shetland Islands. The continentality subtype is barely hyperoceanic as opposed to subcontinental.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 197.4 mm (7.8 in) more which is equivalent to 197.4 l/m² (4.84 US gal/ft²) or 1,974,000 l/ha (211,034 US gal/ac) more. About 1 1/5 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 17.5° lower in Lerwick, Shetland Islands than in Cortland, Ny.

Climate Comparison Table

The table shows values for Lerwick, Shetland Islands relative to Cortland, Ny. You can also view this comparison the other way around from the perspective of Cortland, Ny 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) +5 (+10) +1 (+1) -5 (-8) -9 (-17) -12 (-21) -13 (-24) -12 (-21) -9 (-17) -5 (-9) +-1 (-2) +5 (+9) -4 (-7)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) +9 (+16) +8 (+15) +3 (+6) -2 (-3) -6 (-10) -8 (-15) -9 (-17) -8 (-14) -6 (-10) -2 (-3) +1 (+2) +7 (+12) -1 (-2)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) +11 (+20) +11 (+20) +6 (+11) +1 (+3) -2 (-3) -4 (-8) -5 (-10) -4 (-7) -1 (-3) +2 (+4) +3 (+6) +8 (+15) +2 (+4)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +65 (+3) +27 (+1) +41 (+2) -13 (-1) -24 (-1) -40 (-2) -24 (-1) -5 (0) +25 (+1) +51 (+2) +48 (+2) +47 (+2) +197 (+8)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -2h 50' -1h 36' -0h 16' +1h 04' +2h 25' +3h 18' +2h 53' +1h 36' +0h 14' -1h 07' -2h 27' -3h 18'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -17.5 -17.5 -17.6 -17.6 -17.6 -17.5 -17.5 -17.5 -17.4 -17.4 -17.5 -17.5   -17.5

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