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Lerwick, Shetland Islands vs Death Valley, California Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Lerwick, Shetland Islands, Uk and Death Valley, California, Usa is approximately 7,786 km or 4,838 mi.
  • To reach Lerwick, Shetland Islands in this distance one would set out from Death Valley, California bearing 28.5° or NNE and follow the great circles arc to approach Lerwick, Shetland Islands bearing 129.5° or SE .
  • Lerwick, Shetland Islands has a marine west coast climate (Cfb) whereas Death Valley, California has a subtropical hot desert climate (BWh).
  • The mean annual temperature is 17.6 °C (31.7°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 18.8 °C (33.8°F) less in Lerwick, Shetland Islands. The continentality subtype is barely hyperoceanic as opposed to subcontinental.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 1161.5 mm (45.7 in) more which is equivalent to 1161.5 l/m² (28.51 US gal/ft²) or 11,615,000 l/ha (1,241,721 US gal/ac) more. About 25 5/7 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 23.6° lower in Lerwick, Shetland Islands than in Death Valley, California.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) -14 (-25) -17 (-30) -21 (-38) -25 (-46) -27 (-49) -30 (-53) -32 (-58) -31 (-56) -29 (-52) -24 (-43) -18 (-32) -13 (-23) -23 (-42)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -8 (-14) -11 (-20) -15 (-27) -20 (-36) -22 (-39) -24 (-43) -27 (-49) -25 (-45) -22 (-40) -17 (-31) -11 (-21) -8 (-14) -18 (-32)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) -2 (-3) -5 (-9) -9 (-17) -14 (-26) -17 (-30) -19 (-33) -22 (-39) -20 (-35) -16 (-29) -11 (-19) -5 (-9) -2 (-4) -12 (-21)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +126 (+5) +86 (+3) +109 (+4) +68 (+3) +60 (+2) +60 (+2) +59 (+2) +75 (+3) +115 (+5) +132 (+5) +138 (+5) +134 (+5) +1162 (+46)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) +24 (+77) +20 (+71) +18 (+58) +20 (+67) +14 (+45) +14.5 (+48) +16.5 (+53) +16 (+52) +18 (+60) +22 (+71) +23 (+77) +23 (+74)   +229 (+63)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -3h 23' -1h 56' -0h 20' +1h 18' +2h 55' +3h 56' +3h 27' +1h 56' +0h 17' -1h 21' -2h 57' -3h 56'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -23.6 -23.7 -23.8 -23.8 -23.7 -23.7 -23.6 -23.6 -23.5 -23.4 -23.6 -23.6   -23.6

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