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Lerwick, Shetland Islands vs Horton, Ks Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Lerwick, Shetland Islands, Uk and Horton, Ks, Usa is approximately 6,490 km or 4,033 mi.
  • To reach Lerwick, Shetland Islands in this distance one would set out from Horton, Ks bearing 35.7° or NE and follow the great circles arc to approach Lerwick, Shetland Islands bearing 115.6° or ESE .
  • Lerwick, Shetland Islands has a marine west coast climate (Cfb) whereas Horton, Ks has a hot summer continental climate with no dry season (Dfa).
  • The mean temperature is 5.3 °C (9.5°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 21 °C (37.8°F) less in Lerwick, Shetland Islands. The continentality subtype is barely hyperoceanic as opposed to truly continental.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 284.6 mm (11.2 in) more which is equivalent to 284.6 l/m² (6.98 US gal/ft²) or 2,846,000 l/ha (304,256 US gal/ac) more. About 1 1/3 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 20.4° lower in Lerwick, Shetland Islands than in Horton, Ks.

Climate Comparison Table

The table shows values for Lerwick, Shetland Islands relative to Horton, Ks. You can also view this comparison the other way around from the perspective of Horton, Ks 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 (+5) +-1 (-1) -7 (-12) -12 (-22) -15 (-27) -18 (-32) -19 (-34) -18 (-32) -15 (-27) -11 (-19) -5 (-9) +2 (+3) -10 (-17)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) +7 (+12) +4 (+6) -2 (-4) -8 (-14) -11 (-19) -13 (-24) -15 (-26) -13 (-23) -10 (-18) -6 (-10) -1 (-2) +5 (+9) -5 (-9)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) +11 (+20) +8 (+14) +2 (+4) -3 (-5) -6 (-11) -9 (-16) -10 (-18) -8 (-15) -5 (-10) 0 (-1) +3 (+6) +9 (+16) -1 (-1)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +107 (+4) +66 (+3) +54 (+2) -10 (0) -61 (-2) -83 (-3) -31 (-1) -26 (-1) +4 (+0) +58 (+2) +97 (+4) +110 (+4) +285 (+11)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -3h 07' -1h 46' -0h 18' +1h 11' +2h 40' +3h 37' +3h 10' +1h 46' +0h 16' -1h 14' -2h 42' -3h 37'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -20.4 -20.5 -20.5 -20.6 -20.5 -20.5 -20.4 -20.4 -20.3 -20.3 -20.4 -20.4   -20.4

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