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Lerwick, Shetland Islands vs Poltava Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Lerwick, Shetland Islands, Uk and Poltava, Ukraine is approximately 2,526 km or 1,570 mi.
  • To reach Lerwick, Shetland Islands in this distance one would set out from Poltava bearing 311.2° or NW and follow the great circles arc to approach Lerwick, Shetland Islands bearing 281.6° or WNW .
  • Lerwick, Shetland Islands has a marine west coast climate (Cfb) whereas Poltava has a warm summer continental/ hemiboreal climate with no dry season (Dfb).
  • The annual average temperature is 0.6 °C (1.1°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 18 °C (32.4°F) less in Lerwick, Shetland Islands. The continentality subtype is barely hyperoceanic as opposed to subcontinental.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 640 mm (25.2 in) more which is equivalent to 640 l/m² (15.71 US gal/ft²) or 6,400,000 l/ha (684,202 US gal/ac) more. About 2 1/8 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 10.5° lower in Lerwick, Shetland Islands than in Poltava.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) +10 (+18) +8 (+15) +4 (+7) -4 (-6) -8 (-14) -9 (-15) -9 (-16) -8 (-14) -4 (-8) +1 (+1) +4 (+6) +7 (+13) -1 (-1)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +88 (+3) +55 (+2) +79 (+3) +32 (+1) +11 (+0) +0 (+0) -9 (0) +33 (+1) +74 (+3) +92 (+4) +94 (+4) +91 (+4) +640 (+25)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -2h 01' -1h 07' -0h 11' +0h 44' +1h 43' +2h 23' +2h 03' +1h 07' +0h 10' -0h 46' -1h 44' -2h 23'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -10.4 -10.4 -10.5 -10.5 -10.5 -10.5 -10.5 -10.6 -10.6 -10.5 -10.5 -10.5   -10.5

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