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Lerwick, Shetland Islands vs Reno, Nevada Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Lerwick, Shetland Islands, Uk and Reno, Nevada, Usa is approximately 7,608 km or 4,728 mi.
  • To reach Lerwick, Shetland Islands in this distance one would set out from Reno, Nevada bearing 28° or NNE and follow the great circles arc to approach Lerwick, Shetland Islands bearing 133.2° or SE .
  • Lerwick, Shetland Islands has a marine west coast climate (Cfb) whereas Reno, Nevada has a mid-latitude cool steppe climate (BSk).
  • The mean annual temperature is 3.5 °C (6.3°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 12.9 °C (23.2°F) less in Lerwick, Shetland Islands. The continentality subtype is barely hyperoceanic as opposed to subcontinental.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 1017.8 mm (40.1 in) more which is equivalent to 1017.8 l/m² (24.98 US gal/ft²) or 10,178,000 l/ha (1,088,096 US gal/ac) more. About 6 1/3 as much.
  • There are 2555 fewer hours of sunlight per year in Lerwick, Shetland Islands. In whichever way circa 6h 59' less per day or about 2/7 as many.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 20.6° lower in Lerwick, Shetland Islands than in Reno, Nevada.
  • Relative humidity levels are 42.3% higher.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 7.3°C (13.2°F) higher.

Climate Comparison Table

The table shows values for Lerwick, Shetland Islands relative to Reno, Nevada. You can also view this comparison the other way around from the perspective of Reno, Nevada 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) -6 (-10) -8 (-14) -10 (-18) -13 (-23) -16 (-29) -20 (-35) -18 (-32) -14 (-25) -10 (-18) +-5 (-9) +-2 (-3) -10 (-18)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) +3 (+5) 0 (0) -2 (-4) -4 (-7) -6 (-11) -8 (-15) -11 (-19) -9 (-16) -6 (-10) -2 (-4) +1 (+1) +4 (+6) -4 (-6)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) +8 (+14) +5 (+10) +3 (+6) +2 (+4) +1 (+1) -1 (-1) -2 (-3) 0 (-1) +3 (+5) +6 (+10) +6 (+11) +9 (+15) +3 (+6)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +104 (+4) +67 (+3) +96 (+4) +62 (+2) +45 (+2) +48 (+2) +55 (+2) +71 (+3) +108 (+4) +124 (+5) +121 (+5) +117 (+5) +1018 (+40)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) +17 (+55) +16 (+57) +15 (+48) +17 (+57) +11 (+35) +12 (+40) +15 (+48) +15 (+48) +17 (+57) +20 (+65) +20 (+67) +19 (+61)   +194 (+53)
sunshine iconAverage Sunlight Hours/ Day -5h 11' -6h 07' -6h 01' -6h 20' -6h 30' -7h 40' -9h 13' -9h 09' -7h 44' -7h 21' -6h 34' -5h 58'   -6h 59'
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -3h 07' -1h 46' -0h 18' +1h 12' +2h 41' +3h 38' +3h 11' +1h 47' +0h 16' -1h 14' -2h 43' -3h 38'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -20.6 -20.7 -20.7 -20.7 -20.7 -20.6 -20.5 -20.5 -20.5 -20.4 -20.5 -20.6   -20.6
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) +21 +25 +38 +45 +46 +51 +60 +61 +55 +45 +36 +25   +42.3
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) +5.6 (+10) +4.1 (+7) +5.9 (+11) +7.1 (+13) +6.7 (+12) +6.4 (+12) +8.5 (+15) +10 (+18) +9.6 (+17) +7.9 (+14) +8.1 (+15) +7.8 (+14) +7.3 (+13)

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