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Lerwick, Shetland Islands vs Kars Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Lerwick, Shetland Islands, Uk and Kars, Turkey is approximately 3,715 km or 2,309 mi.
  • To reach Lerwick, Shetland Islands in this distance one would set out from Kars bearing 320.9° or NW and follow the great circles arc to approach Lerwick, Shetland Islands bearing 285.6° or WNW .
  • Lerwick, Shetland Islands has a marine west coast climate (Cfb) whereas Kars has a warm summer continental/ hemiboreal climate with no dry season (Dfb).
  • The annual average temperature is 2.2 °C (3.9°F) warmer.
  • 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 746.1 mm (29.4 in) more which is equivalent to 746.1 l/m² (18.31 US gal/ft²) or 7,461,000 l/ha (797,630 US gal/ac) more. About 2 3/5 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 19.6° lower in Lerwick, Shetland Islands than in Kars.

Climate Comparison Table

The table shows values for Lerwick, Shetland Islands relative to Kars. You can also view this comparison the other way around from the perspective of Kars 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) +9 (+15) +4 (+6) -3 (-6) -6 (-11) -8 (-14) -12 (-21) -12 (-21) -10 (-17) +-3 (-6) +1 (+2) +7 (+13) +-2 (-3)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) +13 (+24) +12 (+21) +6 (+11) 0 (0) -2 (-4) -3 (-6) -6 (-11) -5 (-10) -3 (-6) +2 (+3) +5 (+8) +10 (+17) +2 (+4)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) +16 (+28) +15 (+27) +9 (+16) +3 (+5) +2 (+3) +1 (+2) -1 (-1) +0 (+0) +3 (+5) +6 (+11) +8 (+14) +12 (+21) +6 (+11)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +112 (+4) +70 (+3) +88 (+3) +28 (+1) -14 (-1) -16 (-1) +12 (+0) +41 (+2) +91 (+4) +96 (+4) +117 (+5) +121 (+5) +746 (+29)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -3h 02' -1h 43' -0h 18' +1h 09' +2h 36' +3h 32' +3h 05' +1h 43' +0h 15' -1h 12' -2h 38' -3h 32'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -19.4 -19.4 -19.5 -19.5 -19.5 -19.6 -19.6 -19.6 -19.6 -19.5 -19.6 -19.5   -19.6

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