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Lerwick, Shetland Islands vs Detroit, Michigan Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Lerwick, Shetland Islands, Uk and Detroit, Michigan, Usa is approximately 5,639 km or 3,504 mi.
  • To reach Lerwick, Shetland Islands in this distance one would set out from Detroit, Michigan bearing 39.6° or NE and follow the great circles arc to approach Lerwick, Shetland Islands bearing 108.6° or ESE .
  • Lerwick, Shetland Islands has a marine west coast climate (Cfb) whereas Detroit, Michigan has a hot summer continental climate with no dry season (Dfa).
  • The average temperature is 2.3 °C (4.1°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 380.5 mm (15 in) more which is equivalent to 380.5 l/m² (9.34 US gal/ft²) or 3,805,000 l/ha (406,780 US gal/ac) more. About 1 1/2 as much.
  • There are 1256 fewer hours of sunlight per year in Lerwick, Shetland Islands. In whichever way circa 3h 25' less per day or about 1/2 as many.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 17.9° lower in Lerwick, Shetland Islands than in Detroit, Michigan.
  • Relative humidity levels are 24.8% higher.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 3.1°C (5.5°F) higher.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) +6 (+11) +4 (+8) +-1 (-2) -7 (-12) -11 (-20) -14 (-24) -15 (-27) -13 (-24) -11 (-20) -6 (-11) +-2 (-3) +4 (+8) -5 (-10)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) +8 (+15) +7 (+12) +2 (+3) -3 (-6) -7 (-13) -10 (-18) -11 (-20) -10 (-17) -7 (-13) -3 (-5) +1 (+1) +6 (+11) -2 (-4)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) +10 (+19) +9 (+16) +4 (+8) 0 (0) -3 (-6) -6 (-11) -7 (-13) -6 (-10) -3 (-6) +1 (+3) +3 (+5) +8 (+14) +1 (+2)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +86 (+3) +48 (+2) +49 (+2) -3 (0) -12 (0) -32 (-1) -19 (-1) -8 (0) +45 (+2) +81 (+3) +75 (+3) +70 (+3) +381 (+15)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) +12 (+39) +10 (+35) +7 (+23) +9 (+30) +3 (+10) +4 (+13) +9 (+29) +9 (+29) +10 (+33) +14 (+45) +13 (+43) +12 (+39)   +112 (+31)
sunshine iconAverage Sunlight Hours/ Day -2h 00' -2h 22' -2h 36' -2h 20' -3h 05' -4h 32' -5h 09' -5h 36' -4h 26' -4h 15' -2h 16' -2h 29'   -3h 25'
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -2h 52' -1h 37' -0h 17' +1h 05' +2h 27' +3h 21' +2h 55' +1h 37' +0h 14' -1h 08' -2h 29' -3h 21'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -17.8 -17.9 -18 -18 -17.9 -17.9 -17.8 -17.8 -17.8 -17.7 -17.8 -17.9   -17.9
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) +14 +16 +21 +26 +27 +28 +34 +32 +31 +30 +23 +16   +24.8
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) +9.8 (+18) +8.8 (+16) +5.3 (+10) +2.5 (+5) -0.4 (-1) -3.1 (-6) -2.2 (-4) -1.8 (-3) +0.2 (+0) +3.6 (+6) +5.4 (+10) +8.6 (+15) +3.1 (+6)

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