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Lerwick, Shetland Islands vs Sacramento, California Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Lerwick, Shetland Islands, Uk and Sacramento, California, Usa is approximately 7,774 km or 4,831 mi.
  • To reach Lerwick, Shetland Islands in this distance one would set out from Sacramento, California bearing 27.2° or NNE and follow the great circles arc to approach Lerwick, Shetland Islands bearing 134° or SE .
  • Lerwick, Shetland Islands has a marine west coast climate (Cfb) whereas Sacramento, California has a Mediterranean hot climate (Csa).
  • The average temperature is 9.1 °C (16.4°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 8.3 °C (14.9°F) less in Lerwick, Shetland Islands. The continentality subtype is barely hyperoceanic as opposed to truly oceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 763.9 mm (30.1 in) more which is equivalent to 763.9 l/m² (18.75 US gal/ft²) or 7,639,000 l/ha (816,660 US gal/ac) more. About 2 5/7 as much.
  • There are 2388 fewer hours of sunlight per year in Lerwick, Shetland Islands. In whichever way circa 6h 31' less per day or about 1/3 as many.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 21.6° lower in Lerwick, Shetland Islands than in Sacramento, California.
  • Relative humidity levels are 26.2% higher.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 2.5°C (4.5°F) lower.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) -6 (-11) -11 (-19) -12 (-21) -14 (-25) -17 (-30) -19 (-33) -20 (-37) -19 (-35) -18 (-33) -15 (-28) -10 (-18) -6 (-10) -14 (-25)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -4 (-7) -7 (-13) -8 (-15) -9 (-17) -11 (-20) -12 (-22) -13 (-23) -12 (-22) -12 (-21) -10 (-17) -7 (-12) -4 (-6) -9 (-16)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) -2 (-4) -4 (-7) -5 (-8) -5 (-9) -5 (-9) -5 (-10) -5 (-10) -5 (-9) -5 (-9) -4 (-7) -3 (-6) -1 (-3) -4 (-7)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +36 (+1) +19 (+1) +49 (+2) +43 (+2) +55 (+2) +57 (+2) +61 (+2) +77 (+3) +109 (+4) +107 (+4) +74 (+3) +78 (+3) +764 (+30)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) +14 (+45) +13 (+46) +12 (+39) +16 (+53) +12 (+39) +14 (+47) +17 (+55) +17 (+55) +18 (+60) +20 (+65) +18 (+60) +15 (+48)   +186 (+51)
sunshine iconAverage Sunlight Hours/ Day -3h 11' -4h 38' -5h 21' -5h 46' -6h 32' -8h 24' -10h 03' -9h 19' -8h 02' -7h 25' -5h 36' -4h 00'   -6h 31'
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -3h 13' -1h 50' -0h 19' +1h 14' +2h 45' +3h 44' +3h 16' +1h 50' +0h 16' -1h 16' -2h 48' -3h 44'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -21.6 -21.6 -21.7 -21.7 -21.7 -21.6 -21.5 -21.5 -21.5 -21.4 -21.5 -21.6   -21.6
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) +6 +11 +20 +25 +31 +38 +41 +39 +40 +33 +24 +7   +26.3
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) -3.2 (-6) -5.2 (-9) -3.8 (-7) -3.4 (-6) -2.7 (-5) -2 (-4) -1.7 (-3) -2 (-4) -1.3 (-2) -2.3 (-4) -1 (-2) -1.7 (-3) -2.5 (-5)

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