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Lerwick, Shetland Islands vs Fargo, North Dakota Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Lerwick, Shetland Islands, Uk and Fargo, North Dakota, Usa is approximately 5,909 km or 3,672 mi.
  • To reach Lerwick, Shetland Islands in this distance one would set out from Fargo, North Dakota bearing 38.3° or NE and follow the great circles arc to approach Lerwick, Shetland Islands bearing 121.8° or ESE .
  • Lerwick, Shetland Islands has a marine west coast climate (Cfb) whereas Fargo, North Dakota has a warm summer continental/ hemiboreal climate with no dry season (Dfb).
  • The average temperature is 1.9 °C (3.4°F) warmer.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 27.5 °C (49.5°F) less in Lerwick, Shetland Islands. The continentality subtype is barely hyperoceanic as opposed to truly continental.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 715.2 mm (28.2 in) more which is equivalent to 715.2 l/m² (17.55 US gal/ft²) or 7,152,000 l/ha (764,596 US gal/ac) more. About 2 4/9 as much.
  • There are 1529 fewer hours of sunlight per year in Lerwick, Shetland Islands. In whichever way circa 4h 10' less per day or about 2/5 as many.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 13.2° lower in Lerwick, Shetland Islands than in Fargo, North Dakota.
  • Relative humidity levels are 21.6% higher.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 6.4°C (11.6°F) higher.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) +15 (+26) +11 (+20) +5 (+8) -4 (-8) -10 (-19) -13 (-23) -15 (-27) -13 (-24) -9 (-15) +-4 (-6) +5 (+8) +13 (+23) +-2 (-3)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) +18 (+32) +14 (+26) +7 (+13) -1 (-2) -6 (-10) -9 (-15) -10 (-19) -9 (-15) -4 (-8) +1 (+1) +7 (+13) +15 (+27) +2 (+4)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) +21 (+38) +17 (+31) +10 (+18) +3 (+5) -1 (-3) -5 (-8) -6 (-10) -4 (-7) +0 (+1) +5 (+9) +10 (+18) +18 (+32) +6 (+10)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +114 (+4) +81 (+3) +87 (+3) +26 (+1) 0 (0) -12 (0) -7 (0) +17 (+1) +68 (+3) +91 (+4) +125 (+5) +126 (+5) +715 (+28)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) +17 (+55) +15 (+53) +12 (+39) +13 (+43) +5 (+16) +4 (+13) +8 (+26) +7 (+23) +11 (+37) +17 (+55) +17 (+57) +18 (+58)   +144 (+40)
sunshine iconAverage Sunlight Hours/ Day -3h 23' -4h 38' -4h 01' -3h 50' -3h 54' -3h 50' -6h 34' -5h 27' -4h 00' -4h 07' -2h 42' -3h 42'   -4h 10'
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -2h 21' -1h 19' -0h 13' +0h 53' +2h 01' +2h 46' +2h 24' +1h 19' +0h 11' -0h 55' -2h 02' -2h 46'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -13.2 -13.3 -13.3 -13.3 -13.3 -13.2 -13.1 -13.2 -13.1 -13.1 -13.2 -13.2   -13.2
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) +12 +10 +12 +24 +29 +24 +30 +31 +30 +28 +18 +11   +21.6
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) +18.6 (+33) +15 (+27) +8.8 (+16) +4.1 (+7) +1.4 (+3) -3 (-5) -2.7 (-5) -1.2 (-2) +2.7 (+5) +5.9 (+11) +10.6 (+19) +16.8 (+30) +6.4 (+12)

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