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

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  • The distance between Lerwick, Shetland Islands, Uk and Independence, Ks, Usa is approximately 6,756 km or 4,198 mi.
  • To reach Lerwick, Shetland Islands in this distance one would set out from Independence, Ks bearing 34.6° or NE and follow the great circles arc to approach Lerwick, Shetland Islands bearing 114.2° or ESE .
  • Lerwick, Shetland Islands has a marine west coast climate (Cfb) whereas Independence, Ks has a humid subtropical climate (Cfa).
  • The mean annual temperature is 7.3 °C (13.1°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 18.5 °C (33.3°F) less in Lerwick, Shetland Islands. The continentality subtype is barely hyperoceanic as opposed to subcontinental.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 176 mm (6.9 in) more which is equivalent to 176 l/m² (4.32 US gal/ft²) or 1,760,000 l/ha (188,156 US gal/ac) more. About 1 1/6 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 23.1° lower in Lerwick, Shetland Islands than in Independence, Ks.

Climate Comparison Table

The table shows values for Lerwick, Shetland Islands relative to Independence, Ks. You can also view this comparison the other way around from the perspective of Independence, 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) +-1 (-1) +-4 (-7) -9 (-17) -14 (-25) -16 (-28) -18 (-32) -20 (-35) -19 (-34) -16 (-28) -12 (-22) -8 (-14) +-2 (-3) -11 (-21)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) +3 (+6) +0 (+1) -5 (-9) -10 (-17) -12 (-21) -14 (-25) -16 (-28) -14 (-26) -12 (-21) -7 (-13) -3 (-6) +2 (+3) -7 (-13)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) +7 (+13) +5 (+8) 0 (-1) -5 (-9) -8 (-14) -10 (-19) -12 (-21) -10 (-18) -7 (-13) -2 (-4) +1 (+2) +6 (+10) -3 (-5)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +97 (+4) +53 (+2) +24 (+1) -19 (-1) -79 (-3) -75 (-3) -18 (-1) -18 (-1) +1 (+0) +40 (+2) +71 (+3) +99 (+4) +176 (+7)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -3h 20' -1h 54' -0h 20' +1h 17' +2h 52' +3h 53' +3h 24' +1h 55' +0h 17' -1h 20' -2h 55' -3h 53'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -23.1 -23.1 -23.2 -23.2 -23.2 -23.1 -23 -23 -23 -22.9 -23 -23.1   -23.1

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