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Lerwick, Shetland Islands vs Highmore, Sd Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Lerwick, Shetland Islands, Uk and Highmore, Sd, Usa is approximately 6,180 km or 3,840 mi.
  • To reach Lerwick, Shetland Islands in this distance one would set out from Highmore, Sd bearing 36.7° or NE and follow the great circles arc to approach Lerwick, Shetland Islands bearing 121.9° or ESE .
  • Lerwick, Shetland Islands has a marine west coast climate (Cfb) whereas Highmore, Sd has a hot summer continental climate with no dry season (Dfa).
  • The mean temperature is 0.7 °C (1.3°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 24.7 °C (44.5°F) less in Lerwick, Shetland Islands. The continentality subtype is barely hyperoceanic as opposed to truly continental.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 709.3 mm (27.9 in) more which is equivalent to 709.3 l/m² (17.41 US gal/ft²) or 7,093,000 l/ha (758,289 US gal/ac) more. About 2 3/7 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 15.1° lower in Lerwick, Shetland Islands than in Highmore, Sd.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) +9 (+16) +5 (+10) +0 (-1) -8 (-14) -12 (-22) -15 (-27) -18 (-33) -17 (-30) -13 (-23) -7 (-13) +1 (+1) +8 (+14) -6 (-10)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) +13 (+23) +9 (+17) +4 (+7) -3 (-5) -7 (-12) -10 (-18) -12 (-22) -11 (-19) -7 (-12) -2 (-3) +5 (+9) +11 (+21) -1 (-1)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) +17 (+31) +14 (+24) +8 (+14) +2 (+4) -1 (-3) -5 (-8) -6 (-11) -5 (-8) 0 (-1) +4 (+8) +9 (+16) +15 (+27) +4 (+8)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +123 (+5) +80 (+3) +82 (+3) +13 (+1) -8 (0) -21 (-1) -15 (-1) +20 (+1) +76 (+3) +100 (+4) +129 (+5) +131 (+5) +709 (+28)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -2h 35' -1h 27' -0h 15' +0h 58' +2h 12' +3h 01' +2h 38' +1h 27' +0h 13' -1h 00' -2h 14' -3h 01'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -15.1 -15.2 -15.2 -15.2 -15.2 -15.1 -15 -15.1 -15 -15 -15 -15.1   -15.1

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