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Lerwick, Shetland Islands vs Haines Junction, Yukon Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Lerwick, Shetland Islands, Uk and Haines Junction, Yukon, Canada is approximately 6,059 km or 3,765 mi.
  • To reach Lerwick, Shetland Islands in this distance one would set out from Haines Junction, Yukon bearing 24.9° or NNE and follow the great circles arc to approach Lerwick, Shetland Islands bearing 155.6° or SSE .
  • Lerwick, Shetland Islands has a marine west coast climate (Cfb) whereas Haines Junction, Yukon has a boreal subarctic climate with dry summers (Dsc).
  • The average annual temperature is 9.8 °C (17.6°F) warmer.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 25.4 °C (45.7°F) less in Lerwick, Shetland Islands. The continentality subtype is barely hyperoceanic as opposed to truly continental.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 903.2 mm (35.6 in) more which is equivalent to 903.2 l/m² (22.17 US gal/ft²) or 9,032,000 l/ha (965,581 US gal/ac) more. About 4 as much.
  • There are 698 fewer hours of sunlight per year in Lerwick, Shetland Islands. In whichever way circa 1h 54' less per day or about 3/5 as many.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 0.6° higher in Lerwick, Shetland Islands than in Haines Junction, Yukon.
  • Relative humidity levels are 23.3% higher.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 14.4°C (25.9°F) higher.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) +21 (+38) +13 (+24) +7 (+13) +2 (+3) +-3 (-5) -5 (-10) -6 (-11) +-5 (-8) +-1 (-1) +5 (+10) +14 (+26) +22 (+39) +5 (+10)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) +25 (+44) +18 (+33) +13 (+23) +6 (+10) +2 (+4) 0 (-1) -1 (-2) +1 (+2) +4 (+7) +9 (+15) +18 (+32) +25 (+45) +10 (+18)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) +28 (+51) +23 (+42) +19 (+33) +10 (+17) +7 (+13) +5 (+9) +4 (+7) +7 (+12) +9 (+16) +12 (+22) +21 (+38) +29 (+51) +15 (+26)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +99 (+4) +73 (+3) +105 (+4) +63 (+2) +46 (+2) +32 (+1) +27 (+1) +51 (+2) +84 (+3) +99 (+4) +113 (+4) +113 (+4) +903 (+36)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) +15 (+48) +14 (+50) +12 (+39) +16 (+53) +10 (+32) +6 (+20) +10 (+32) +9 (+29) +9 (+30) +12 (+39) +15 (+50) +14 (+45)   +142 (+39)
sunshine iconAverage Sunlight Hours/ Day +0h 11' -0h 38' -2h 00' -2h 54' -4h 01' -3h 24' -4h 56' -3h 34' -1h 36' -0h 34' +0h 14' +0h 25'   -1h 54'
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day +0h 10' +0h 05' +0h 00' -0h 03' -0h 08' -0h 13' -0h 11' -0h 05' -0h 00' +0h 03' +0h 09' +0h 13'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) +0.6 +0.5 +0.5 +0.5 +0.6 +0.6 +0.7 +0.7 +0.8 +0.8 +0.7 +0.6   +0.6
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) +5 +11 +21 +29 +38 +36 +40 +37 +33 +18 +7 +5   +23.3
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) +24.5 (+44) +19.3 (+35) +15.8 (+28) +10.6 (+19) +10.6 (+19) +7.9 (+14) +8.6 (+15) +9.4 (+17) +10.7 (+19) +10.8 (+19) +19 (+34) +25.6 (+46) +14.4 (+26)

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