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Lerwick, Shetland Islands vs Harrisburg, Pennsylvania Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Lerwick, Shetland Islands, Uk and Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, Usa is approximately 5,467 km or 3,397 mi.
  • To reach Lerwick, Shetland Islands in this distance one would set out from Harrisburg, Pennsylvania bearing 39.6° or NE and follow the great circles arc to approach Lerwick, Shetland Islands bearing 102° or ESE .
  • Lerwick, Shetland Islands has a marine west coast climate (Cfb) whereas Harrisburg, Pennsylvania has a humid subtropical climate (Cfa).
  • The mean temperature is 4.7 °C (8.5°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 17.5 °C (31.5°F) less in Lerwick, Shetland Islands. The continentality subtype is barely hyperoceanic as opposed to subcontinental.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 180.3 mm (7.1 in) more which is equivalent to 180.3 l/m² (4.42 US gal/ft²) or 1,803,000 l/ha (192,753 US gal/ac) more. About 1 1/6 as much.
  • There are 1523 fewer hours of sunlight per year in Lerwick, Shetland Islands. In whichever way circa 4h 09' less per day or about 2/5 as many.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 19.9° lower in Lerwick, Shetland Islands than in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania.
  • Relative humidity levels are 30.1% higher.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 1.9°C (3.5°F) higher.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) +3 (+6) +1 (+2) -4 (-8) -9 (-16) -13 (-23) -15 (-27) -16 (-29) -15 (-26) -12 (-22) -8 (-14) -4 (-8) +1 (+2) -8 (-14)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) +5 (+9) +4 (+6) -1 (-2) -6 (-10) -9 (-16) -12 (-21) -13 (-23) -12 (-21) -9 (-16) -4 (-8) -2 (-3) +3 (+5) -5 (-8)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) +7 (+13) +6 (+11) +2 (+3) -2 (-4) -5 (-10) -8 (-15) -10 (-17) -8 (-15) -6 (-10) -1 (-1) +1 (+1) +5 (+9) -2 (-3)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +59 (+2) +18 (+1) +31 (+1) -10 (0) -46 (-2) -38 (-1) -29 (-1) -5 (0) +29 (+1) +60 (+2) +54 (+2) +60 (+2) +180 (+7)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) +13 (+42) +13 (+46) +8 (+26) +9 (+30) +2 (+6) +4 (+13) +7 (+23) +7 (+23) +10 (+33) +14 (+45) +15 (+50) +15 (+48)   +117 (+32)
sunshine iconAverage Sunlight Hours/ Day -3h 42' -3h 45' -3h 46' -2h 50' -3h 03' -4h 46' -6h 25' -5h 27' -4h 12' -4h 27' -3h 40' -3h 52'   -4h 09'
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -3h 04' -1h 44' -0h 18' +1h 10' +2h 37' +3h 34' +3h 07' +1h 44' +0h 15' -1h 13' -2h 40' -3h 34'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -19.9 -19.9 -20 -20 -19.9 -19.9 -19.8 -19.9 -19.8 -19.7 -19.8 -19.9   -19.9
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) +26 +29 +30 +31 +28 +29 +34 +32 +30 +32 +32 +28   +30.1
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) +8.8 (+16) +8.1 (+15) +4.7 (+8) +1.7 (+3) -1.8 (-3) -4.4 (-8) -3.9 (-7) -3.7 (-7) -1.8 (-3) +2.3 (+4) +5.3 (+10) +8 (+14) +1.9 (+3)

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