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Lerwick, Shetland Islands vs Fresno, California Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Lerwick, Shetland Islands, Uk and Fresno, California, Usa is approximately 7,875 km or 4,893 mi.
  • To reach Lerwick, Shetland Islands in this distance one would set out from Fresno, California bearing 27.6° or NNE and follow the great circles arc to approach Lerwick, Shetland Islands bearing 131.8° or SE .
  • Lerwick, Shetland Islands has a marine west coast climate (Cfb) whereas Fresno, California has a mid-latitude cool steppe climate (BSk).
  • The annual average temperature is 10.5 °C (18.9°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 11.6 °C (20.9°F) less in Lerwick, Shetland Islands. The continentality subtype is barely hyperoceanic as opposed to semicontinental.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 939.7 mm (37 in) more which is equivalent to 939.7 l/m² (23.06 US gal/ft²) or 9,397,000 l/ha (1,004,602 US gal/ac) more. About 4 1/2 as much.
  • There are 2626 fewer hours of sunlight per year in Lerwick, Shetland Islands. In whichever way circa 7h 10' less per day or about 2/7 as many.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 23.3° lower in Lerwick, Shetland Islands than in Fresno, California.
  • Relative humidity levels are 32.6% higher.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 1.8°C (3.2°F) lower.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) -7 (-13) -11 (-21) -13 (-24) -16 (-29) -19 (-34) -21 (-38) -23 (-42) -22 (-39) -20 (-36) -16 (-29) -11 (-20) -6 (-11) -16 (-28)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -4 (-8) -8 (-14) -9 (-16) -11 (-20) -13 (-23) -15 (-27) -16 (-29) -15 (-27) -14 (-24) -10 (-18) -7 (-12) -4 (-6) -11 (-19)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) -2 (-3) -4 (-6) -5 (-8) -6 (-10) -7 (-12) -8 (-15) -9 (-17) -8 (-15) -7 (-12) -4 (-7) -3 (-5) -1 (-2) -5 (-9)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +81 (+3) +46 (+2) +66 (+3) +47 (+2) +54 (+2) +58 (+2) +62 (+2) +78 (+3) +112 (+4) +121 (+5) +108 (+4) +106 (+4) +940 (+37)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) +17 (+55) +14 (+50) +14 (+45) +17 (+57) +13 (+42) +14 (+47) +16.5 (+53) +16.5 (+53) +18 (+60) +20 (+65) +21 (+70) +17 (+55)   +198 (+54)
sunshine iconAverage Sunlight Hours/ Day -4h 27' -5h 24' -6h 46' -6h 38' -6h 52' -8h 54' -9h 58' -9h 25' -8h 18' -8h 00' -6h 30' -4h 56'   -7h 10'
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -3h 22' -1h 55' -0h 20' +1h 17' +2h 53' +3h 54' +3h 25' +1h 55' +0h 17' -1h 20' -2h 56' -3h 54'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -23.3 -23.4 -23.5 -23.5 -23.4 -23.4 -23.2 -23.3 -23.2 -23.1 -23.2 -23.3   -23.3
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) +8 +15 +25 +32 +39 +46 +52 +50 +46 +39 +29 +10   +32.6
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) -3.1 (-6) -4.7 (-8) -3.3 (-6) -2.9 (-5) -1.9 (-3) -1.4 (-3) -0.4 (-1) -0.5 (-1) -0.7 (-1) -1 (-2) +0 (+0) -1.1 (-2) -1.8 (-3)

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