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Lerwick, Shetland Islands vs Valdez, Ak Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Lerwick, Shetland Islands, Uk and Valdez, Ak, Usa is approximately 6,203 km or 3,855 mi.
  • To reach Lerwick, Shetland Islands in this distance one would set out from Valdez, Ak bearing 20.1° or NNE and follow the great circles arc to approach Lerwick, Shetland Islands bearing 160.5° or SSE .
  • Lerwick, Shetland Islands has a marine west coast climate (Cfb) whereas Valdez, Ak has a boreal subarctic climate with no dry season (Dfc).
  • The mean annual temperature is 3.8 °C (6.8°F) warmer.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 10.4 °C (18.7°F) less in Lerwick, Shetland Islands. The continentality subtype is barely hyperoceanic as opposed to semicontinental.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 417.6 mm (16.4 in) less which is equivalent to 417.6 l/m² (10.25 US gal/ft²) or 4,176,000 l/ha (446,442 US gal/ac) less. About 3/4 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 1° higher in Lerwick, Shetland Islands than in Valdez, Ak.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) +9 (+16) +6 (+11) +4 (+7) +1 (+2) +-1 (-3) -3 (-5) -3 (-6) -2 (-3) +0 (0) +4 (+7) +7 (+13) +8 (+15) +3 (+4)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) +10 (+17) +8 (+14) +5 (+10) +2 (+4) +0 (+1) -1 (-2) -1 (-2) 0 (0) +2 (+3) +5 (+9) +8 (+14) +9 (+16) +4 (+7)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) +11 (+19) +9 (+16) +7 (+12) +4 (+7) +2 (+4) +1 (+1) +1 (+1) +2 (+3) +3 (+6) +6 (+11) +8 (+15) +10 (+17) +5 (+9)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -11 (0) -38 (-2) -5 (0) -8 (0) -35 (-1) -18 (-1) -36 (-1) -72 (-3) -95 (-4) -71 (-3) +3 (+0) -31 (-1) -418 (-16)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day +0h 17' +0h 08' +0h 01' -0h 05' -0h 14' -0h 21' -0h 17' -0h 08' -0h 01' +0h 06' +0h 14' +0h 21'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) +0.9 +0.9 +0.8 +0.8 +0.9 +1 +1.1 +1.1 +1.2 +1.2 +1 +0.9   +1

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