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Lerwick, Shetland Islands vs Lewiston, Me Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Lerwick, Shetland Islands, Uk and Lewiston, Me, Usa is approximately 4,777 km or 2,969 mi.
  • To reach Lerwick, Shetland Islands in this distance one would set out from Lewiston, Me bearing 42.9° or NE and follow the great circles arc to approach Lerwick, Shetland Islands bearing 100.2° or E .
  • Lerwick, Shetland Islands has a marine west coast climate (Cfb) whereas Lewiston, Me has a warm summer continental/ hemiboreal climate with no dry season (Dfb).
  • The annual mean temperature is 0.9 °C (1.6°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 19.4 °C (34.9°F) less in Lerwick, Shetland Islands. The continentality subtype is barely hyperoceanic as opposed to truly continental.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 58.2 mm (2.3 in) more which is equivalent to 58.2 l/m² (1.43 US gal/ft²) or 582,000 l/ha (62,220 US gal/ac) more. About 1 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 16.1° lower in Lerwick, Shetland Islands than in Lewiston, Me.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) +7 (+12) +5 (+9) +1 (+2) -4 (-7) -9 (-16) -12 (-21) -13 (-24) -12 (-21) -9 (-16) -5 (-9) +0 (-1) +5 (+10) -4 (-7)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) +10 (+18) +8 (+15) +4 (+6) -1 (-2) -5 (-10) -8 (-15) -10 (-18) -9 (-15) -6 (-10) -2 (-3) +2 (+3) +8 (+14) -1 (-2)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) +13 (+23) +12 (+21) +6 (+11) +2 (+3) -2 (-4) -5 (-9) -7 (-12) -6 (-10) -3 (-5) +2 (+3) +4 (+6) +10 (+17) +2 (+4)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +43 (+2) +6 (+0) +11 (+0) -31 (-1) -31 (-1) -33 (-1) -25 (-1) -2 (0) +41 (+2) +36 (+1) +16 (+1) +27 (+1) +58 (+2)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -2h 41' -1h 30' -0h 15' +1h 01' +2h 18' +3h 08' +2h 44' +1h 31' +0h 13' -1h 03' -2h 20' -3h 09'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -16.1 -16.1 -16.2 -16.2 -16.2 -16.1 -16.1 -16.1 -16 -16 -16.1 -16.1   -16.1

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