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Lerwick, Shetland Islands vs Rock Rapids, Ia Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Lerwick, Shetland Islands, Uk and Rock Rapids, Ia, Usa is approximately 6,214 km or 3,862 mi.
  • To reach Lerwick, Shetland Islands in this distance one would set out from Rock Rapids, Ia bearing 36.8° or NE and follow the great circles arc to approach Lerwick, Shetland Islands bearing 118.3° or ESE .
  • Lerwick, Shetland Islands has a marine west coast climate (Cfb) whereas Rock Rapids, Ia has a hot summer continental climate with no dry season (Dfa).
  • The mean temperature is 0.6 °C (1.1°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 25.2 °C (45.4°F) less in Lerwick, Shetland Islands. The continentality subtype is barely hyperoceanic as opposed to truly continental.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 537.4 mm (21.2 in) more which is equivalent to 537.4 l/m² (13.19 US gal/ft²) or 5,374,000 l/ha (574,516 US gal/ac) more. About 1 4/5 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 17.1° lower in Lerwick, Shetland Islands than in Rock Rapids, Ia.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) +10 (+17) +6 (+11) +0 (+0) -8 (-14) -12 (-22) -15 (-27) -17 (-30) -15 (-26) -11 (-20) -7 (-12) +1 (+1) +8 (+14) -5 (-9)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) +14 (+25) +10 (+19) +4 (+7) -3 (-6) -8 (-14) -11 (-19) -12 (-22) -10 (-18) -6 (-11) -1 (-2) +4 (+8) +12 (+21) -1 (-1)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) +18 (+32) +15 (+26) +8 (+14) +1 (+2) -3 (-5) -6 (-11) -7 (-13) -5 (-9) -1 (-2) +5 (+8) +8 (+15) +15 (+27) +4 (+7)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +118 (+5) +75 (+3) +69 (+3) +10 (+0) -13 (-1) -44 (-2) -22 (-1) -17 (-1) +42 (+2) +86 (+3) +111 (+4) +121 (+5) +537 (+21)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -2h 47' -1h 34' -0h 16' +1h 03' +2h 23' +3h 16' +2h 51' +1h 35' +0h 14' -1h 06' -2h 25' -3h 16'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -17.1 -17.1 -17.2 -17.2 -17.2 -17.1 -17 -17.1 -17 -16.9 -17 -17.1   -17.1

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