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Lerwick, Shetland Islands vs Ithaca, Ny Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Lerwick, Shetland Islands, Uk and Ithaca, Ny, Usa is approximately 5,258 km or 3,267 mi.
  • To reach Lerwick, Shetland Islands in this distance one would set out from Ithaca, Ny bearing 40.9° or NE and follow the great circles arc to approach Lerwick, Shetland Islands bearing 103.7° or ESE .
  • Lerwick, Shetland Islands has a marine west coast climate (Cfb) whereas Ithaca, Ny has a warm summer continental/ hemiboreal climate with no dry season (Dfb).
  • The annual average temperature is 0.8 °C (1.4°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 17.4 °C (31.3°F) less in Lerwick, Shetland Islands. The continentality subtype is barely hyperoceanic as opposed to subcontinental.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 309.7 mm (12.2 in) more which is equivalent to 309.7 l/m² (7.6 US gal/ft²) or 3,097,000 l/ha (331,090 US gal/ac) more. About 1 1/3 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 17.7° lower in Lerwick, Shetland Islands than in Ithaca, Ny.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) +6 (+12) +5 (+10) +1 (+1) -5 (-8) -9 (-16) -11 (-21) -13 (-23) -12 (-21) -9 (-16) -5 (-9) +-1 (-2) +4 (+8) -4 (-7)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) +9 (+16) +8 (+15) +3 (+6) -2 (-3) -5 (-9) -8 (-14) -9 (-16) -8 (-14) -5 (-10) -1 (-2) +1 (+2) +6 (+11) -1 (-1)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) +12 (+21) +11 (+21) +6 (+11) +2 (+3) -1 (-2) -4 (-7) -5 (-9) -4 (-7) -1 (-3) +3 (+5) +3 (+6) +8 (+15) +3 (+4)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +85 (+3) +41 (+2) +56 (+2) -2 (0) -22 (-1) -36 (-1) -26 (-1) -8 (0) +28 (+1) +51 (+2) +65 (+3) +77 (+3) +310 (+12)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -2h 51' -1h 36' -0h 16' +1h 05' +2h 26' +3h 19' +2h 54' +1h 37' +0h 14' -1h 07' -2h 28' -3h 20'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -17.6 -17.7 -17.7 -17.8 -17.7 -17.7 -17.6 -17.6 -17.6 -17.5 -17.6 -17.7   -17.7

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