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Lerwick, Shetland Islands vs Highland Home, Al Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Lerwick, Shetland Islands, Uk and Highland Home, Al, Usa is approximately 6,689 km or 4,157 mi.
  • To reach Lerwick, Shetland Islands in this distance one would set out from Highland Home, Al bearing 34.9° or NE and follow the great circles arc to approach Lerwick, Shetland Islands bearing 103.2° or ESE .
  • Lerwick, Shetland Islands has a marine west coast climate (Cfb) whereas Highland Home, Al has a humid subtropical climate (Cfa).
  • The mean temperature is 10.8 °C (19.4°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 10.6 °C (19.1°F) less in Lerwick, Shetland Islands. The continentality subtype is barely hyperoceanic as opposed to semicontinental.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 215.2 mm (8.5 in) less which is equivalent to 215.2 l/m² (5.28 US gal/ft²) or 2,152,000 l/ha (230,063 US gal/ac) less. About 6/7 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 28.1° lower in Lerwick, Shetland Islands than in Highland Home, Al.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) -8 (-14) -11 (-19) -15 (-26) -17 (-31) -19 (-33) -19 (-35) -19 (-34) -18 (-33) -18 (-33) -15 (-28) -13 (-23) -9 (-17) -15 (-27)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -4 (-7) -6 (-11) -10 (-18) -13 (-23) -14 (-26) -15 (-28) -15 (-27) -14 (-26) -14 (-25) -10 (-18) -8 (-15) -5 (-9) -11 (-19)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) +0 (+0) -2 (-3) -5 (-9) -8 (-15) -10 (-18) -11 (-20) -11 (-20) -11 (-19) -10 (-17) -5 (-9) -4 (-7) -1 (-2) -6 (-12)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +2 (+0) -51 (-2) -59 (-2) -41 (-2) -51 (-2) -54 (-2) -64 (-3) -31 (-1) +16 (+1) +70 (+3) +36 (+1) +14 (+1) -215 (-8)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -3h 44' -2h 09' -0h 22' +1h 27' +3h 13' +4h 19' +3h 48' +2h 09' +0h 19' -1h 30' -3h 16' -4h 19'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -28.1 -28.1 -28.2 -28.2 -28.2 -28.1 -28 -28.1 -28 -27.9 -28 -28.1   -28.1

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