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Lerwick, Shetland Islands vs New York Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Lerwick, Shetland Islands, Uk and New York, Usa is approximately 5,245 km or 3,259 mi.
  • To reach Lerwick, Shetland Islands in this distance one would set out from New York bearing 40.4° or NE and follow the great circles arc to approach Lerwick, Shetland Islands bearing 100.5° or E .
  • Lerwick, Shetland Islands has a marine west coast climate (Cfb) whereas New York has a humid subtropical climate (Cfa).
  • The mean annual temperature is 5.7 °C (10.3°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 16.5 °C (29.7°F) less in Lerwick, Shetland Islands. The continentality subtype is barely hyperoceanic as opposed to subcontinental.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 8.8 mm (0.3 in) more which is equivalent to 8.8 l/m² (0.22 US gal/ft²) or 88,000 l/ha (9,408 US gal/ac) more. About 1 as much.
  • There are 1574 fewer hours of sunlight per year in Lerwick, Shetland Islands. In whichever way circa 4h 18' less per day or about 2/5 as many.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 19.1° lower in Lerwick, Shetland Islands than in New York.
  • Relative humidity levels are 25.7% higher.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 0.2°C (0.3°F) lower.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) +2 (+4) +1 (+1) -4 (-7) -9 (-15) -12 (-22) -14 (-26) -16 (-29) -15 (-26) -12 (-22) -8 (-15) -5 (-9) +0 (+0) -8 (-14)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) +4 (+6) +2 (+4) -2 (-4) -6 (-11) -10 (-17) -12 (-22) -14 (-24) -12 (-22) -10 (-18) -6 (-11) -4 (-6) +1 (+2) -6 (-10)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) +5 (+9) +4 (+7) 0 (0) -4 (-7) -7 (-12) -10 (-17) -11 (-20) -10 (-18) -8 (-14) -4 (-6) -2 (-4) +3 (+5) -4 (-7)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +44 (+2) +9 (+0) +10 (+0) -35 (-1) -50 (-2) -33 (-1) -49 (-2) -23 (-1) +19 (+1) +44 (+2) +30 (+1) +43 (+2) +9 (+0)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) +14 (+45) +12 (+42) +8 (+26) +10 (+33) +3 (+10) +5 (+17) +7 (+23) +7 (+23) +11 (+37) +15 (+48) +15 (+50) +15 (+48)   +122 (+33)
sunshine iconAverage Sunlight Hours/ Day -4h 03' -4h 00' -3h 50' -2h 44' -2h 44' -4h 46' -5h 52' -5h 05' -4h 24' -4h 52' -4h 38' -4h 38'   -4h 18'
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -2h 59' -1h 41' -0h 17' +1h 08' +2h 33' +3h 29' +3h 03' +1h 42' +0h 15' -1h 11' -2h 36' -3h 29'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -19.1 -19.1 -19.2 -19.2 -19.2 -19.1 -19 -19.1 -19 -19 -19 -19.1   -19.1
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) +25 +26 +27 +25 +23 +23 +28 +25 +25 +26 +28 +27   +25.7
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) +7.1 (+13) +6.3 (+11) +3.4 (+6) -0.4 (-1) -3.7 (-7) -6.5 (-12) -6.2 (-11) -6.4 (-12) -4 (-7) -0.7 (-1) +2.8 (+5) +6.4 (+12) -0.2 (0)

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