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Lerwick, Shetland Islands vs Golden, Bc Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Lerwick, Shetland Islands, Uk and Golden, Bc, Canada is approximately 6,362 km or 3,954 mi.
  • To reach Lerwick, Shetland Islands in this distance one would set out from Golden, Bc bearing 32.2° or NNE and follow the great circles arc to approach Lerwick, Shetland Islands bearing 138° or SE .
  • Lerwick, Shetland Islands has a marine west coast climate (Cfb) whereas Golden, Bc has a warm summer continental/ hemiboreal climate with no dry season (Dfb).
  • The annual average temperature is 2.3 °C (4.1°F) warmer.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 18.6 °C (33.5°F) less in Lerwick, Shetland Islands. The continentality subtype is barely hyperoceanic as opposed to subcontinental.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 718.2 mm (28.3 in) more which is equivalent to 718.2 l/m² (17.63 US gal/ft²) or 7,182,000 l/ha (767,803 US gal/ac) more. About 2 1/2 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 8.8° lower in Lerwick, Shetland Islands than in Golden, Bc.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) +11 (+20) +5 (+9) +0 (0) -5 (-9) -8 (-15) -10 (-17) -11 (-20) -10 (-18) -6 (-10) +0 (0) +6 (+11) +11 (+20) +-1 (-3)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) +13 (+24) +8 (+15) +4 (+6) -1 (-1) -3 (-6) -5 (-9) -6 (-10) -5 (-8) -1 (-2) +3 (+6) +8 (+14) +13 (+23) +2 (+4)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) +16 (+28) +12 (+21) +8 (+14) +4 (+7) +2 (+3) 0 (0) 0 (-1) +1 (+1) +4 (+7) +7 (+12) +9 (+16) +14 (+25) +6 (+11)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +68 (+3) +60 (+2) +94 (+4) +49 (+2) +28 (+1) +17 (+1) +14 (+1) +36 (+1) +79 (+3) +100 (+4) +94 (+4) +79 (+3) +718 (+28)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -1h 46' -0h 58' -0h 10' +0h 39' +1h 30' +2h 06' +1h 49' +0h 58' +0h 08' -0h 40' -1h 31' -2h 06'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -8.8 -8.9 -8.9 -9 -8.9 -8.8 -8.7 -8.7 -8.7 -8.7 -8.8 -8.8   -8.8

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