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Lerwick, Shetland Islands vs Houston, Texas Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Lerwick, Shetland Islands, Uk and Houston, Texas, Usa is approximately 7,373 km or 4,582 mi.
  • To reach Lerwick, Shetland Islands in this distance one would set out from Houston, Texas bearing 32.8° or NNE and follow the great circles arc to approach Lerwick, Shetland Islands bearing 109.4° or ESE .
  • Lerwick, Shetland Islands has a marine west coast climate (Cfb) whereas Houston, Texas has a humid subtropical climate (Cfa).
  • The annual mean temperature is 13.1 °C (23.6°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 9.2 °C (16.6°F) less in Lerwick, Shetland Islands. The continentality subtype is barely hyperoceanic as opposed to truly oceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 38.8 mm (1.5 in) more which is equivalent to 38.8 l/m² (0.95 US gal/ft²) or 388,000 l/ha (41,480 US gal/ac) more. About 1 as much.
  • There are 1777 fewer hours of sunlight per year in Lerwick, Shetland Islands. In whichever way circa 4h 51' less per day or about 3/8 as many.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 30.1° lower in Lerwick, Shetland Islands than in Houston, Texas.
  • Relative humidity levels are 24.7% higher.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 7.1°C (12.7°F) lower.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) -11 (-19) -13 (-24) -16 (-28) -18 (-33) -19 (-35) -20 (-36) -20 (-36) -20 (-35) -19 (-34) -17 (-31) -15 (-27) -12 (-22) -17 (-30)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -7 (-13) -9 (-16) -12 (-22) -15 (-27) -16 (-29) -17 (-30) -17 (-30) -16 (-29) -16 (-28) -13 (-23) -11 (-20) -8 (-14) -13 (-23)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) -3 (-6) -5 (-9) -8 (-15) -12 (-21) -13 (-23) -14 (-25) -13 (-24) -13 (-23) -12 (-21) -8 (-14) -7 (-12) -4 (-7) -9 (-17)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +47 (+2) +17 (+1) +40 (+2) -10 (0) -71 (-3) -66 (-3) -29 (-1) -10 (0) -6 (0) +26 (+1) +47 (+2) +54 (+2) +39 (+2)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) +14 (+45) +12 (+42) +11 (+35) +13 (+43) +8 (+26) +7 (+23) +7 (+23) +8 (+26) +10 (+33) +17 (+55) +16 (+53) +15 (+48)   +138 (+38)
sunshine iconAverage Sunlight Hours/ Day -4h 17' -3h 45' -3h 40' -2h 56' -4h 00' -5h 40' -6h 21' -5h 56' -5h 10' -6h 07' -5h 22' -5h 00'   -4h 51'
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -3h 53' -2h 14' -0h 23' +1h 31' +3h 21' +4h 29' +3h 57' +2h 14' +0h 20' -1h 34' -3h 23' -4h 29'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -30.1 -30.1 -30.2 -30.3 -30.2 -30.2 -30 -30.1 -30 -29.9 -30 -30.1   -30.1
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) +21 +20 +25 +21 +21 +24 +27 +27 +26 +30 +31 +23   +24.7
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) -3 (-5) -5 (-9) -6.3 (-11) -9.6 (-17) -10.3 (-19) -10.8 (-19) -9.5 (-17) -9.3 (-17) -9 (-16) -5.9 (-11) -3.4 (-6) -2.8 (-5) -7.1 (-13)

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