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Lerwick, Shetland Islands vs Davis Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Lerwick, Shetland Islands, Uk and Davis, Antarctica is approximately 15,638 km or 9,718 mi.
  • To reach Lerwick, Shetland Islands in this distance one would set out from Davis bearing 309.6° or NW and follow the great circles arc to approach Lerwick, Shetland Islands bearing 325.6° or NW .
  • Lerwick, Shetland Islands has a marine west coast climate (Cfb) whereas Davis has a tundra climate (ET).
  • The mean annual temperature is 17.1 °C (30.9°F) warmer.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 10.1 °C (18.2°F) less in Lerwick, Shetland Islands. The continentality subtype is barely hyperoceanic as opposed to semicontinental.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 1137.1 mm (44.8 in) more which is equivalent to 1137.1 l/m² (27.91 US gal/ft²) or 11,371,000 l/ha (1,215,635 US gal/ac) more. About 16 4/5 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 9° higher in Lerwick, Shetland Islands than in Davis.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) +2 (+4) +6 (+10) +12 (+22) +18 (+32) +23 (+41) +25 (+45) +28 (+51) +28 (+51) +25 (+45) +20 (+35) +10 (+18) +4 (+6) +17 (+30)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) +2 (+4) +6 (+10) +12 (+22) +18 (+33) +23 (+42) +26 (+46) +29 (+52) +29 (+53) +27 (+48) +21 (+37) +10 (+19) +4 (+7) +17 (+31)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) +2 (+4) +6 (+10) +13 (+23) +19 (+33) +24 (+43) +26 (+47) +30 (+53) +30 (+54) +28 (+50) +22 (+39) +11 (+20) +4 (+7) +18 (+32)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +129 (+5) +86 (+3) +104 (+4) +61 (+2) +50 (+2) +51 (+2) +56 (+2) +75 (+3) +115 (+5) +129 (+5) +141 (+6) +139 (+5) +1137 (+45)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -15h 54' -8h 22' -1h 27' +5h 37' +13h 16' +18h 23' +16h 15' +8h 24' +1h 15' -5h 49' -13h 30' -18h 23'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -31.2 -12.6 +9 +32.1 +48.5 +55.1 +49 +32.5 +9.7 -13 -31.4 -38.4   +9

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