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Lerwick, Shetland Islands vs Houma, La Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Lerwick, Shetland Islands, Uk and Houma, La, Usa is approximately 7,163 km or 4,451 mi.
  • To reach Lerwick, Shetland Islands in this distance one would set out from Houma, La bearing 33.5° or NNE and follow the great circles arc to approach Lerwick, Shetland Islands bearing 105.4° or ESE .
  • Lerwick, Shetland Islands has a marine west coast climate (Cfb) whereas Houma, La has a humid subtropical climate (Cfa).
  • The annual mean temperature is 13.3 °C (23.9°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 7.7 °C (13.9°F) less in Lerwick, Shetland Islands. The continentality subtype is barely hyperoceanic as opposed to truly oceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 388.8 mm (15.3 in) less which is equivalent to 388.8 l/m² (9.54 US gal/ft²) or 3,888,000 l/ha (415,653 US gal/ac) less. About 3/4 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 30.5° lower in Lerwick, Shetland Islands than in Houma, La.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) -12 (-21) -13 (-24) -16 (-29) -18 (-33) -19 (-34) -19 (-35) -19 (-34) -18 (-33) -18 (-33) -17 (-30) -15 (-28) -13 (-23) -16 (-30)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -8 (-14) -10 (-17) -13 (-23) -15 (-28) -16 (-29) -17 (-30) -16 (-29) -16 (-28) -16 (-28) -13 (-23) -12 (-21) -9 (-16) -13 (-24)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) -4 (-8) -6 (-11) -10 (-17) -13 (-23) -14 (-24) -14 (-25) -14 (-24) -13 (-23) -13 (-23) -8 (-15) -8 (-14) -5 (-9) -10 (-18)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +3 (+0) -34 (-1) +6 (+0) -42 (-2) -68 (-3) -92 (-4) -122 (-5) -97 (-4) -54 (-2) +57 (+2) +43 (+2) +12 (+0) -389 (-15)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -3h 54' -2h 15' -0h 23' +1h 31' +3h 22' +4h 31' +3h 58' +2h 15' +0h 20' -1h 34' -3h 25' -4h 31'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -30.5 -30.5 -30.6 -30.6 -30.6 -30.5 -30.4 -30.5 -30.4 -30.3 -30.4 -30.5   -30.5

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