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Lerwick, Shetland Islands vs Yakima, Wa Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Lerwick, Shetland Islands, Uk and Yakima, Wa, Usa is approximately 6,948 km or 4,317 mi.
  • To reach Lerwick, Shetland Islands in this distance one would set out from Yakima, Wa bearing 29.3° or NNE and follow the great circles arc to approach Lerwick, Shetland Islands bearing 137.5° or SE .
  • Lerwick, Shetland Islands has a marine west coast climate (Cfb) whereas Yakima, Wa has a mid-latitude cool steppe climate (BSk).
  • The average temperature is 3 °C (5.4°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 13.7 °C (24.7°F) less in Lerwick, Shetland Islands. The continentality subtype is barely hyperoceanic as opposed to subcontinental.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 1006.5 mm (39.6 in) more which is equivalent to 1006.5 l/m² (24.7 US gal/ft²) or 10,065,000 l/ha (1,076,015 US gal/ac) more. About 6 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 13.5° lower in Lerwick, Shetland Islands than in Yakima, Wa.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) +2 (+4) +-3 (-5) -7 (-12) -10 (-17) -12 (-22) -14 (-25) -17 (-30) -16 (-28) -13 (-23) -8 (-14) +-2 (-3) +3 (+5) -8 (-14)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) +5 (+8) +1 (+1) -2 (-4) -5 (-8) -6 (-11) -8 (-15) -10 (-17) -9 (-16) -6 (-10) -2 (-3) +1 (+3) +5 (+9) -3 (-5)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) +7 (+12) +4 (+8) +2 (+4) +1 (+1) -1 (-1) -2 (-4) -3 (-5) -2 (-3) +1 (+2) +5 (+8) +5 (+9) +7 (+13) +2 (+4)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +100 (+4) +73 (+3) +97 (+4) +59 (+2) +51 (+2) +47 (+2) +58 (+2) +69 (+3) +108 (+4) +122 (+5) +117 (+5) +106 (+4) +1007 (+40)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -2h 24' -1h 20' -0h 14' +0h 54' +2h 03' +2h 49' +2h 27' +1h 20' +0h 12' -0h 56' -2h 05' -2h 49'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -13.5 -13.6 -13.7 -13.7 -13.6 -13.6 -13.5 -13.5 -13.4 -13.4 -13.5 -13.5   -13.5

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