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Lerwick, Shetland Islands vs Edmonton, Alberta Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Lerwick, Shetland Islands, Uk and Edmonton, Alberta, Canada is approximately 6,023 km or 3,743 mi.
  • To reach Lerwick, Shetland Islands in this distance one would set out from Edmonton, Alberta bearing 34.6° or NE and follow the great circles arc to approach Lerwick, Shetland Islands bearing 137.4° or SE .
  • Lerwick, Shetland Islands has a marine west coast climate (Cfb) whereas Edmonton, Alberta has a warm summer continental/ hemiboreal climate with no dry season (Dfb).
  • The average temperature is 3.3 °C (5.9°F) warmer.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 21.3 °C (38.3°F) less in Lerwick, Shetland Islands. The continentality subtype is barely hyperoceanic as opposed to truly continental.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 747.9 mm (29.4 in) more which is equivalent to 747.9 l/m² (18.36 US gal/ft²) or 7,479,000 l/ha (799,555 US gal/ac) more. About 2 5/8 as much.
  • There are 1123 fewer hours of sunlight per year in Lerwick, Shetland Islands. In whichever way circa 3h 03' less per day or about 1/2 as many.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 6.6° lower in Lerwick, Shetland Islands than in Edmonton, Alberta.
  • Relative humidity levels are 23.4% higher.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 8.2°C (14.8°F) higher.

Climate Comparison Table

The table shows values for Lerwick, Shetland Islands relative to Edmonton, Alberta. You can also view this comparison the other way around from the perspective of Edmonton, Alberta 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 (+24) +9 (+17) +5 (+9) +-3 (-5) -8 (-14) -9 (-16) -9 (-17) -8 (-14) -4 (-8) +-1 (-2) +7 (+13) +12 (+22) +1 (+1)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) +16 (+28) +12 (+22) +7 (+13) +0 (+1) -4 (-7) -6 (-10) -6 (-11) -5 (-9) -1 (-2) +2 (+4) +9 (+17) +14 (+26) +3 (+6)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) +18 (+33) +15 (+27) +10 (+18) +3 (+6) -1 (-1) -2 (-4) -3 (-5) -2 (-3) +2 (+4) +6 (+10) +12 (+21) +17 (+30) +6 (+11)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +108 (+4) +75 (+3) +97 (+4) +50 (+2) +19 (+1) -20 (-1) -32 (-1) +12 (+0) +76 (+3) +117 (+5) +127 (+5) +120 (+5) +748 (+29)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) +14 (+45) +11 (+39) +10 (+32) +13 (+43) +6 (+19) +2 (+7) +4 (+13) +5 (+16) +10 (+33) +16 (+52) +16 (+53) +14 (+45)   +121 (+33)
sunshine iconAverage Sunlight Hours/ Day -2h 05' -2h 13' -2h 25' -2h 52' -3h 13' -3h 08' -5h 48' -4h 40' -2h 48' -2h 58' -2h 26' -2h 07'   -3h 03'
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -1h 25' -0h 46' -0h 07' +0h 30' +1h 11' +1h 41' +1h 27' +0h 46' +0h 06' -0h 32' -1h 13' -1h 41'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -6.6 -6.6 -6.7 -6.7 -6.6 -6.6 -6.5 -6.5 -6.4 -6.4 -6.5 -6.6   -6.6
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) +6 +9 +16 +31 +38 +32 +34 +31 +33 +29 +15 +7   +23.4
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) +15.8 (+28) +12.7 (+23) +9.7 (+17) +6.7 (+12) +5.7 (+10) +2 (+4) +2.3 (+4) +2.3 (+4) +6.5 (+12) +7.5 (+14) +12.1 (+22) +15.5 (+28) +8.2 (+15)

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