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Lerwick, Shetland Islands vs Decatur, Il Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Lerwick, Shetland Islands, Uk and Decatur, Il, Usa is approximately 6,129 km or 3,808 mi.
  • To reach Lerwick, Shetland Islands in this distance one would set out from Decatur, Il bearing 37.3° or NE and follow the great circles arc to approach Lerwick, Shetland Islands bearing 111.1° or ESE .
  • Lerwick, Shetland Islands has a marine west coast climate (Cfb) whereas Decatur, Il has a hot summer continental climate with no dry season (Dfa).
  • The average annual temperature is 4.7 °C (8.5°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 19.7 °C (35.5°F) less in Lerwick, Shetland Islands. The continentality subtype is barely hyperoceanic as opposed to truly continental.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 188.8 mm (7.4 in) more which is equivalent to 188.8 l/m² (4.63 US gal/ft²) or 1,888,000 l/ha (201,840 US gal/ac) more. About 1 1/5 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 20.1° lower in Lerwick, Shetland Islands than in Decatur, Il.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) +4 (+7) +1 (+2) -5 (-9) -11 (-20) -15 (-26) -17 (-30) -17 (-31) -16 (-28) -14 (-26) -10 (-17) -4 (-8) +2 (+4) -8 (-15)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) +7 (+13) +4 (+8) -2 (-3) -7 (-12) -10 (-18) -13 (-23) -13 (-24) -12 (-21) -10 (-17) -5 (-9) -1 (-2) +5 (+9) -5 (-8)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) +10 (+18) +8 (+14) +2 (+4) -3 (-5) -6 (-10) -8 (-15) -9 (-16) -7 (-13) -5 (-9) 0 (-1) +2 (+4) +7 (+13) -1 (-1)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +81 (+3) +42 (+2) +27 (+1) -25 (-1) -48 (-2) -38 (-2) -47 (-2) -24 (-1) +32 (+1) +62 (+2) +66 (+3) +62 (+2) +189 (+7)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -3h 05' -1h 45' -0h 18' +1h 10' +2h 38' +3h 35' +3h 08' +1h 45' +0h 15' -1h 13' -2h 41' -3h 35'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -20.1 -20.1 -20.2 -20.2 -20.2 -20.1 -20 -20.1 -20 -19.9 -20 -20.1   -20.1

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