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Lerwick, Shetland Islands vs Gulkana, Ak Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Lerwick, Shetland Islands, Uk and Gulkana, Ak, Usa is approximately 6,081 km or 3,779 mi.
  • To reach Lerwick, Shetland Islands in this distance one would set out from Gulkana, Ak bearing 20.9° or NNE and follow the great circles arc to approach Lerwick, Shetland Islands bearing 160.5° or SSE .
  • Lerwick, Shetland Islands has a marine west coast climate (Cfb) whereas Gulkana, Ak has a boreal subarctic climate with dry summers (Dsc).
  • The mean annual temperature is 9.6 °C (17.3°F) warmer.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 26.3 °C (47.3°F) less in Lerwick, Shetland Islands. The continentality subtype is barely hyperoceanic as opposed to truly continental.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 932.9 mm (36.7 in) more which is equivalent to 932.9 l/m² (22.9 US gal/ft²) or 9,329,000 l/ha (997,332 US gal/ac) more. About 4 3/8 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 2° higher in Lerwick, Shetland Islands than in Gulkana, Ak.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) +22 (+39) +15 (+28) +8 (+15) +2 (+4) +-3 (-5) -5 (-10) -7 (-12) -4 (-7) +0 (0) +8 (+15) +18 (+32) +21 (+38) +6 (+11)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) +24 (+43) +19 (+34) +13 (+23) +6 (+11) +1 (+2) -2 (-3) -3 (-5) 0 (0) +4 (+6) +11 (+19) +20 (+36) +24 (+42) +10 (+17)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) +27 (+48) +23 (+41) +18 (+32) +9 (+17) +5 (+9) +2 (+3) +1 (+2) +4 (+7) +7 (+13) +13 (+24) +22 (+40) +26 (+46) +13 (+24)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +120 (+5) +79 (+3) +105 (+4) +66 (+3) +47 (+2) +19 (+1) +17 (+1) +41 (+2) +83 (+3) +111 (+4) +128 (+5) +119 (+5) +933 (+37)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day +0h 37' +0h 18' +0h 03' -0h 12' -0h 30' -0h 46' -0h 38' -0h 18' -0h 02' +0h 12' +0h 30' +0h 46'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) +1.9 +1.9 +1.9 +1.9 +1.9 +2 +2.1 +2.1 +2.2 +2.2 +2 +1.9   +2

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