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Lerwick, Shetland Islands vs Lake Placid, Ny Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Lerwick, Shetland Islands, Uk and Lake Placid, Ny, Usa is approximately 4,970 km or 3,089 mi.
  • To reach Lerwick, Shetland Islands in this distance one would set out from Lake Placid, Ny bearing 42.5° or NE and follow the great circles arc to approach Lerwick, Shetland Islands bearing 103.5° or ESE .
  • Lerwick, Shetland Islands has a marine west coast climate (Cfb) whereas Lake Placid, Ny has a warm summer continental/ hemiboreal climate with no dry season (Dfb).
  • The annual mean temperature is 2.1 °C (3.8°F) warmer.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 18.7 °C (33.7°F) less in Lerwick, Shetland Islands. The continentality subtype is barely hyperoceanic as opposed to subcontinental.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 244.7 mm (9.6 in) more which is equivalent to 244.7 l/m² (6.01 US gal/ft²) or 2,447,000 l/ha (261,601 US gal/ac) more. About 1 1/4 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 15.8° lower in Lerwick, Shetland Islands than in Lake Placid, Ny.

Climate Comparison Table

The table shows values for Lerwick, Shetland Islands relative to Lake Placid, Ny. You can also view this comparison the other way around from the perspective of Lake Placid, 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) +9 (+16) +7 (+13) +2 (+4) +-3 (-5) -8 (-14) -10 (-18) -11 (-20) -9 (-17) -7 (-13) +-3 (-5) +2 (+3) +7 (+13) +-2 (-3)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) +13 (+23) +11 (+21) +7 (+12) +1 (+2) -3 (-6) -6 (-10) -7 (-12) -5 (-9) -3 (-5) +1 (+2) +4 (+8) +11 (+19) +2 (+4)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) +17 (+30) +16 (+28) +11 (+19) +5 (+9) +2 (+3) -1 (-2) -2 (-4) -1 (-1) +2 (+3) +6 (+10) +7 (+13) +14 (+25) +6 (+11)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +76 (+3) +42 (+2) +52 (+2) +3 (+0) -23 (-1) -37 (-1) -36 (-1) -34 (-1) +21 (+1) +54 (+2) +56 (+2) +71 (+3) +245 (+10)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -2h 39' -1h 29' -0h 15' +1h 00' +2h 16' +3h 06' +2h 42' +1h 30' +0h 13' -1h 02' -2h 18' -3h 07'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -15.8 -15.8 -15.9 -15.9 -15.9 -15.9 -15.8 -15.8 -15.8 -15.7 -15.8 -15.8   -15.8

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