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Lerwick, Shetland Islands vs Tampa, Florida Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Lerwick, Shetland Islands, Uk and Tampa, Florida, Usa is approximately 6,871 km or 4,269 mi.
  • To reach Lerwick, Shetland Islands in this distance one would set out from Tampa, Florida bearing 33.9° or NE and follow the great circles arc to approach Lerwick, Shetland Islands bearing 97.7° or E .
  • Lerwick, Shetland Islands has a marine west coast climate (Cfb) whereas Tampa, Florida has a humid subtropical climate (Cfa).
  • The mean annual temperature is 15.5 °C (27.9°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 3.8 °C (6.8°F) less in Lerwick, Shetland Islands. The continentality subtype is barely hyperoceanic as opposed to truly oceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 93.5 mm (3.7 in) more which is equivalent to 93.5 l/m² (2.29 US gal/ft²) or 935,000 l/ha (99,958 US gal/ac) more. About 1 as much.
  • There are 1894 fewer hours of sunlight per year in Lerwick, Shetland Islands. In whichever way circa 5h 11' less per day or about 1/3 as many.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 32.1° lower in Lerwick, Shetland Islands than in Tampa, Florida.
  • Relative humidity levels are 25.8% higher.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 9.1°C (16.4°F) lower.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) -16 (-28) -17 (-30) -19 (-34) -20 (-36) -21 (-37) -19 (-35) -19 (-33) -18 (-33) -19 (-35) -19 (-34) -18 (-33) -16 (-29) -18 (-33)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -12 (-22) -13 (-24) -15 (-28) -17 (-30) -18 (-32) -17 (-31) -17 (-30) -16 (-29) -17 (-31) -16 (-28) -15 (-26) -13 (-23) -16 (-28)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) -9 (-16) -10 (-18) -12 (-22) -13 (-24) -15 (-26) -15 (-27) -15 (-26) -14 (-25) -15 (-26) -12 (-22) -11 (-20) -10 (-17) -12 (-22)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +81 (+3) +14 (+1) +38 (+1) +43 (+2) -17 (-1) -79 (-3) -105 (-4) -114 (-5) -34 (-1) +83 (+3) +98 (+4) +87 (+3) +94 (+4)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) +19 (+61) +15 (+53) +13 (+42) +15 (+50) +8 (+26) +2 (+7) 0 ( 0) +1 (+3) +4 (+13) +16 (+52) +19 (+63) +19 (+61)   +131 (+36)
sunshine iconAverage Sunlight Hours/ Day -6h 30' -5h 54' -5h 09' -4h 52' -4h 54' -4h 10' -4h 36' -4h 00' -4h 16' -5h 09' -6h 24' -6h 17'   -5h 11'
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -4h 01' -2h 19' -0h 24' +1h 34' +3h 28' +4h 38' +4h 05' +2h 19' +0h 21' -1h 37' -3h 31' -4h 38'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -32.1 -32.1 -32.2 -32.2 -32.2 -32.1 -32 -32.1 -32 -31.9 -32 -32.1   -32.1
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) +26 +27 +27 +27 +27 +22 +22 +22 +23 +28 +32 +27   +25.8
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) -6.9 (-12) -7.3 (-13) -8.8 (-16) -9.5 (-17) -10.1 (-18) -11.8 (-21) -10.7 (-19) -10.7 (-19) -11.2 (-20) -9.2 (-17) -6.5 (-12) -6.5 (-12) -9.1 (-16)

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