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Lerwick, Shetland Islands vs Erie, Pa Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Lerwick, Shetland Islands, Uk and Erie, Pa, Usa is approximately 5,486 km or 3,409 mi.
  • To reach Lerwick, Shetland Islands in this distance one would set out from Erie, Pa bearing 40.1° or NE and follow the great circles arc to approach Lerwick, Shetland Islands bearing 106.1° or ESE .
  • Lerwick, Shetland Islands has a marine west coast climate (Cfb) whereas Erie, Pa has a warm summer continental/ hemiboreal climate with no dry season (Dfb).
  • The mean annual temperature is 2.6 °C (4.7°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 16.8 °C (30.2°F) less in Lerwick, Shetland Islands. The continentality subtype is barely hyperoceanic as opposed to subcontinental.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 154.1 mm (6.1 in) more which is equivalent to 154.1 l/m² (3.78 US gal/ft²) or 1,541,000 l/ha (164,743 US gal/ac) more. About 1 1/7 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 18° lower in Lerwick, Shetland Islands than in Erie, Pa.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) +5 (+9) +4 (+8) +0 (-1) -5 (-9) -9 (-16) -12 (-21) -13 (-23) -12 (-21) -10 (-18) -6 (-11) -3 (-5) +3 (+5) -5 (-8)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) +7 (+12) +7 (+12) +2 (+3) -3 (-5) -6 (-11) -9 (-17) -10 (-19) -9 (-17) -8 (-14) -4 (-6) -1 (-2) +4 (+8) -3 (-5)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) +9 (+16) +9 (+16) +4 (+7) -1 (-1) -4 (-6) -7 (-12) -8 (-14) -7 (-13) -5 (-10) -1 (-2) +0 (+1) +6 (+10) 0 (-1)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +75 (+3) +34 (+1) +38 (+1) -10 (0) -25 (-1) -44 (-2) -25 (-1) -24 (-1) +7 (+0) +38 (+2) +41 (+2) +51 (+2) +154 (+6)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -2h 53' -1h 38' -0h 17' +1h 05' +2h 28' +3h 22' +2h 56' +1h 38' +0h 14' -1h 08' -2h 30' -3h 22'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -18 -18 -18.1 -18.1 -18.1 -18.1 -18 -18 -17.9 -17.9 -18 -18   -18

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