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Lerwick, Shetland Islands vs Lancaster, Wi Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Lerwick, Shetland Islands, Uk and Lancaster, Wi, Usa is approximately 5,966 km or 3,707 mi.
  • To reach Lerwick, Shetland Islands in this distance one would set out from Lancaster, Wi bearing 38.2° or NE and follow the great circles arc to approach Lerwick, Shetland Islands bearing 114.5° or ESE .
  • Lerwick, Shetland Islands has a marine west coast climate (Cfb) whereas Lancaster, Wi has a hot summer continental climate with no dry season (Dfa).
  • The average temperature is 0.9 °C (1.6°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 22.8 °C (41°F) less in Lerwick, Shetland Islands. The continentality subtype is barely hyperoceanic as opposed to truly continental.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 376.5 mm (14.8 in) more which is equivalent to 376.5 l/m² (9.24 US gal/ft²) or 3,765,000 l/ha (402,503 US gal/ac) more. About 1 4/9 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 17.3° lower in Lerwick, Shetland Islands than in Lancaster, Wi.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) +10 (+18) +6 (+12) +0 (+1) -6 (-12) -11 (-19) -13 (-24) -15 (-26) -13 (-23) -10 (-18) -6 (-10) +1 (+1) +8 (+14) -4 (-7)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) +13 (+23) +9 (+17) +3 (+6) -3 (-5) -7 (-13) -10 (-18) -11 (-19) -9 (-16) -6 (-11) -2 (-4) +3 (+6) +10 (+18) -1 (-1)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) +15 (+28) +13 (+23) +6 (+10) +0 (+1) -3 (-6) -6 (-11) -7 (-13) -6 (-10) -3 (-5) +2 (+3) +6 (+11) +12 (+22) +3 (+4)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +110 (+4) +68 (+3) +59 (+2) -5 (0) -29 (-1) -43 (-2) -39 (-2) -33 (-1) +21 (+1) +71 (+3) +89 (+3) +108 (+4) +377 (+15)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -2h 48' -1h 35' -0h 16' +1h 04' +2h 24' +3h 17' +2h 52' +1h 35' +0h 14' -1h 06' -2h 26' -3h 17'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -17.2 -17.3 -17.4 -17.4 -17.3 -17.3 -17.2 -17.2 -17.2 -17.1 -17.2 -17.3   -17.3

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