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Lerwick, Shetland Islands vs Covington, La Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Lerwick, Shetland Islands, Uk and Covington, La, Usa is approximately 6,995 km or 4,347 mi.
  • To reach Lerwick, Shetland Islands in this distance one would set out from Covington, La bearing 34° or NE and follow the great circles arc to approach Lerwick, Shetland Islands bearing 105.7° or ESE .
  • Lerwick, Shetland Islands has a marine west coast climate (Cfb) whereas Covington, La has a humid subtropical climate (Cfa).
  • The annual mean temperature is 12.4 °C (22.3°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 8.5 °C (15.3°F) less in Lerwick, Shetland Islands. The continentality subtype is barely hyperoceanic as opposed to truly oceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 383.3 mm (15.1 in) less which is equivalent to 383.3 l/m² (9.41 US gal/ft²) or 3,833,000 l/ha (409,773 US gal/ac) less. About 3/4 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 29.1° lower in Lerwick, Shetland Islands than in Covington, La.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) -11 (-20) -13 (-24) -16 (-30) -19 (-33) -20 (-35) -20 (-36) -20 (-35) -19 (-34) -19 (-33) -17 (-30) -15 (-26) -12 (-21) -17 (-30)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -7 (-12) -9 (-16) -12 (-21) -14 (-26) -16 (-28) -16 (-29) -16 (-29) -15 (-28) -15 (-27) -12 (-21) -10 (-18) -8 (-14) -12 (-22)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) -3 (-5) -4 (-7) -7 (-13) -10 (-18) -11 (-20) -12 (-22) -12 (-22) -12 (-21) -11 (-20) -6 (-11) -6 (-10) -4 (-6) -8 (-15)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +4 (+0) -63 (-2) -36 (-1) -48 (-2) -65 (-3) -63 (-2) -103 (-4) -69 (-3) -11 (0) +54 (+2) +29 (+1) -11 (0) -383 (-15)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -3h 48' -2h 11' -0h 23' +1h 29' +3h 17' +4h 24' +3h 52' +2h 12' +0h 20' -1h 32' -3h 20' -4h 24'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -29.1 -29.1 -29.2 -29.2 -29.2 -29.1 -29 -29 -29 -28.9 -29 -29.1   -29.1

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