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Lerwick, Shetland Islands vs Olympia, Wa Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Lerwick, Shetland Islands, Uk and Olympia, Wa, Usa is approximately 6,996 km or 4,347 mi.
  • To reach Lerwick, Shetland Islands in this distance one would set out from Olympia, Wa bearing 28.4° or NNE and follow the great circles arc to approach Lerwick, Shetland Islands bearing 139.3° or SE .
  • Lerwick, Shetland Islands has a marine west coast climate (Cfb) whereas Olympia, Wa has a Mediterranean warm climate (Csb).
  • The average temperature is 2.9 °C (5.2°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 5.4 °C (9.7°F) less in Lerwick, Shetland Islands. The continentality subtype is barely hyperoceanic as opposed to truly oceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 76.1 mm (3 in) less which is equivalent to 76.1 l/m² (1.87 US gal/ft²) or 761,000 l/ha (81,356 US gal/ac) less. About 1 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 13.2° lower in Lerwick, Shetland Islands than in Olympia, Wa.

Climate Comparison Table

The table shows values for Lerwick, Shetland Islands relative to Olympia, Wa. You can also view this comparison the other way around from the perspective of Olympia, Wa 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 (-3) -5 (-8) -6 (-11) -7 (-13) -9 (-15) -9 (-16) -11 (-20) -11 (-20) -9 (-17) -6 (-10) -3 (-5) +-1 (-1) -7 (-12)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) 0 (0) -2 (-4) -3 (-5) -3 (-6) -4 (-8) -5 (-9) -6 (-10) -6 (-10) -4 (-8) -2 (-3) -1 (-1) +1 (+1) -3 (-5)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) +1 (+3) +1 (+1) +1 (+1) +0 (+1) +0 (+0) -1 (-1) -1 (-1) 0 (0) +1 (+2) +3 (+5) +1 (+3) +2 (+3) +1 (+1)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -73 (-3) -55 (-2) -12 (0) -12 (0) +9 (+0) +19 (+1) +41 (+2) +46 (+2) +61 (+2) +25 (+1) -62 (-2) -64 (-3) -76 (-3)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -2h 21' -1h 18' -0h 13' +0h 53' +2h 00' +2h 46' +2h 24' +1h 19' +0h 11' -0h 54' -2h 02' -2h 46'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -13.1 -13.2 -13.3 -13.3 -13.2 -13.2 -13.1 -13.1 -13 -13 -13.1 -13.1   -13.2

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