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Lerwick, Shetland Islands vs Taunton, Ma Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Lerwick, Shetland Islands, Uk and Taunton, Ma, Usa is approximately 5,010 km or 3,113 mi.
  • To reach Lerwick, Shetland Islands in this distance one would set out from Taunton, Ma bearing 41.3° or NE and follow the great circles arc to approach Lerwick, Shetland Islands bearing 99° or E .
  • Lerwick, Shetland Islands has a marine west coast climate (Cfb) whereas Taunton, Ma has a warm summer continental/ hemiboreal climate with no dry season (Dfb).
  • The annual mean temperature is 2.4 °C (4.3°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 16.5 °C (29.7°F) less in Lerwick, Shetland Islands. The continentality subtype is barely hyperoceanic as opposed to subcontinental.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 23.2 mm (0.9 in) more which is equivalent to 23.2 l/m² (0.57 US gal/ft²) or 232,000 l/ha (24,802 US gal/ac) more. About 1 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 18.2° lower in Lerwick, Shetland Islands than in Taunton, Ma.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) +3 (+5) +2 (+3) +-2 (-4) -7 (-12) -10 (-19) -13 (-23) -14 (-26) -13 (-23) -11 (-19) -7 (-12) -4 (-7) +1 (+3) -6 (-11)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) +7 (+12) +6 (+10) +1 (+2) -3 (-5) -6 (-11) -9 (-16) -10 (-19) -9 (-17) -7 (-12) -3 (-5) 0 (0) +5 (+8) -2 (-4)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) +10 (+19) +10 (+17) +5 (+8) +1 (+2) -2 (-3) -5 (-9) -7 (-12) -6 (-10) -2 (-4) +2 (+4) +4 (+6) +8 (+14) +2 (+3)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +34 (+1) -2 (0) +15 (+1) -27 (-1) -40 (-2) -25 (-1) -32 (-1) -23 (-1) +22 (+1) +41 (+2) +28 (+1) +33 (+1) +23 (+1)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -2h 54' -1h 38' -0h 17' +1h 06' +2h 29' +3h 23' +2h 57' +1h 39' +0h 14' -1h 08' -2h 31' -3h 23'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -18.2 -18.2 -18.3 -18.3 -18.3 -18.2 -18.1 -18.2 -18.1 -18.1 -18.1 -18.2   -18.2

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