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Lerwick, Shetland Islands vs Kansas City, Missouri Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Lerwick, Shetland Islands, Uk and Kansas City, Missouri, Usa is approximately 6,486 km or 4,030 mi.
  • To reach Lerwick, Shetland Islands in this distance one would set out from Kansas City, Missouri bearing 35.7° or NE and follow the great circles arc to approach Lerwick, Shetland Islands bearing 114.8° or ESE .
  • Lerwick, Shetland Islands has a marine west coast climate (Cfb) whereas Kansas City, Missouri has a hot summer continental climate with no dry season (Dfa).
  • The average temperature is 5.1 °C (9.2°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 20.6 °C (37.1°F) less in Lerwick, Shetland Islands. The continentality subtype is barely hyperoceanic as opposed to truly continental.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 253.4 mm (10 in) more which is equivalent to 253.4 l/m² (6.22 US gal/ft²) or 2,534,000 l/ha (270,901 US gal/ac) more. About 1 1/4 as much.
  • There are 1757 fewer hours of sunlight per year in Lerwick, Shetland Islands. In whichever way circa 4h 48' less per day or about 3/8 as many.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 20.8° lower in Lerwick, Shetland Islands than in Kansas City, Missouri.
  • Relative humidity levels are 29.6% higher.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 1.5°C (2.7°F) higher.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) +4 (+7) +0 (+1) -6 (-10) -11 (-19) -14 (-24) -16 (-29) -18 (-32) -16 (-29) -13 (-24) -10 (-17) -4 (-8) +2 (+4) -8 (-15)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) +7 (+12) +4 (+6) -2 (-4) -7 (-13) -10 (-18) -13 (-23) -14 (-26) -13 (-23) -10 (-17) -6 (-10) -1 (-2) +5 (+9) -5 (-9)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) +10 (+17) +7 (+12) +1 (+2) -4 (-7) -7 (-13) -10 (-18) -11 (-20) -9 (-17) -6 (-10) -1 (-2) +2 (+4) +7 (+13) -2 (-3)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +103 (+4) +64 (+3) +50 (+2) -7 (0) -66 (-3) -60 (-2) -49 (-2) -23 (-1) -5 (0) +50 (+2) +94 (+4) +102 (+4) +253 (+10)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) +18 (+58) +15 (+53) +11 (+35) +11 (+37) +3 (+10) +5 (+17) +9 (+29) +8 (+26) +11 (+37) +16 (+52) +18 (+60) +18 (+58)   +143 (+39)
sunshine iconAverage Sunlight Hours/ Day -3h 34' -3h 53' -3h 17' -3h 12' -3h 29' -5h 44' -6h 32' -6h 40' -5h 54' -5h 42' -5h 04' -4h 34'   -4h 48'
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -3h 09' -1h 47' -0h 18' +1h 12' +2h 42' +3h 40' +3h 12' +1h 47' +0h 16' -1h 15' -2h 44' -3h 40'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -20.8 -20.8 -20.9 -20.9 -20.9 -20.9 -20.7 -20.8 -20.7 -20.6 -20.7 -20.8   -20.8
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) +22 +24 +27 +29 +26 +27 +36 +34 +36 +36 +34 +24   +29.6
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) +9.6 (+17) +7 (+13) +3.3 (+6) -0.3 (-1) -3.5 (-6) -6.2 (-11) -4.7 (-8) -4.1 (-7) -0.6 (-1) +2.4 (+4) +6.3 (+11) +8.9 (+16) +1.5 (+3)

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