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Lerwick, Shetland Islands vs Raleigh/ Raleigh-Durham, Nc Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Lerwick, Shetland Islands, Uk and Raleigh/ Raleigh-Durham, Nc, Usa is approximately 5,950 km or 3,698 mi.
  • To reach Lerwick, Shetland Islands in this distance one would set out from Raleigh/ Raleigh-Durham, Nc bearing 37.2° or NE and follow the great circles arc to approach Lerwick, Shetland Islands bearing 100.1° or E .
  • Lerwick, Shetland Islands has a marine west coast climate (Cfb) whereas Raleigh/ Raleigh-Durham, Nc has a humid subtropical climate (Cfa).
  • The average temperature is 8.3 °C (14.9°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 13.1 °C (23.6°F) less in Lerwick, Shetland Islands. The continentality subtype is barely hyperoceanic as opposed to subcontinental.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 156.6 mm (6.2 in) more which is equivalent to 156.6 l/m² (3.84 US gal/ft²) or 1,566,000 l/ha (167,416 US gal/ac) more. About 1 1/7 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 24.2° lower in Lerwick, Shetland Islands than in Raleigh/ Raleigh-Durham, Nc.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) -4 (-7) -6 (-11) -11 (-19) -14 (-26) -16 (-29) -17 (-30) -17 (-31) -16 (-29) -15 (-27) -12 (-21) -10 (-18) -6 (-10) -12 (-22)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -1 (-1) -3 (-5) -6 (-12) -10 (-18) -12 (-21) -14 (-24) -14 (-26) -13 (-24) -12 (-21) -7 (-13) -6 (-10) -2 (-4) -8 (-15)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) +3 (+5) +2 (+3) -2 (-4) -5 (-9) -8 (-14) -10 (-18) -11 (-20) -10 (-18) -8 (-15) -3 (-5) -1 (-2) +2 (+3) -4 (-8)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +43 (+2) -2 (0) +18 (+1) +6 (+0) -38 (-1) -34 (-1) -40 (-2) -23 (-1) +37 (+1) +61 (+2) +67 (+3) +60 (+2) +157 (+6)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -3h 26' -1h 58' -0h 20' +1h 19' +2h 57' +3h 59' +3h 30' +1h 58' +0h 17' -1h 22' -3h 00' -3h 59'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -24.2 -24.2 -24.3 -24.3 -24.3 -24.3 -24.2 -24.2 -24.1 -24.1 -24.2 -24.2   -24.2

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