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Lerwick, Shetland Islands vs Yellowknife, Northwest Territories Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Lerwick, Shetland Islands, Uk and Yellowknife, Northwest Territories, Canada is approximately 5,260 km or 3,268 mi.
  • To reach Lerwick, Shetland Islands in this distance one would set out from Yellowknife, Northwest Territories bearing 38.5° or NE and follow the great circles arc to approach Lerwick, Shetland Islands bearing 144.7° or SE .
  • Lerwick, Shetland Islands has a marine west coast climate (Cfb) whereas Yellowknife, Northwest Territories has a boreal subarctic climate with dry summers (Dsc).
  • The annual average temperature is 12.1 °C (21.8°F) warmer.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 35.7 °C (64.3°F) less in Lerwick, Shetland Islands. The continentality subtype is barely hyperoceanic as opposed to truly continental.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 941.6 mm (37.1 in) more which is equivalent to 941.6 l/m² (23.11 US gal/ft²) or 9,416,000 l/ha (1,006,633 US gal/ac) more. About 4 1/2 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 2.3° higher in Lerwick, Shetland Islands than in Yellowknife, Northwest Territories.
  • Relative humidity levels are 11.8% higher.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 14.4°C (25.8°F) higher.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) +29 (+53) +25 (+45) +19 (+33) +8 (+15) +0 (0) -6 (-10) -7 (-13) -4 (-7) +2 (+4) +9 (+16) +18 (+32) +26 (+47) +10 (+18)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) +31 (+56) +28 (+50) +22 (+40) +11 (+21) +3 (+5) -3 (-6) -5 (-9) -2 (-4) +3 (+6) +10 (+17) +20 (+36) +28 (+50) +12 (+22)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) +33 (+60) +31 (+55) +26 (+47) +15 (+26) +5 (+10) -1 (-1) -3 (-5) -1 (-1) +5 (+8) +11 (+19) +22 (+40) +30 (+54) +15 (+26)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +116 (+5) +79 (+3) +103 (+4) +62 (+2) +45 (+2) +37 (+1) +27 (+1) +37 (+1) +89 (+4) +99 (+4) +119 (+5) +127 (+5) +942 (+37)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) +15 (+48) +12 (+42) +11 (+35) +15 (+50) +10 (+32) +10 (+33) +8 (+26) +7 (+23) +10 (+33) +13 (+42) +11 (+37) +11 (+35)   +133 (+36)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day +0h 43' +0h 21' +0h 03' -0h 14' -0h 35' -0h 54' -0h 44' -0h 21' -0h 03' +0h 14' +0h 36' +0h 54'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) +2.3 +2.2 +2.2 +2.2 +2.3 +2.3 +2.4 +2.4 +2.4 +2.4 +2.3 +2.2   +2.3
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) +4 +4 +4 +9 +20 +30 +31 +23 +14 +0 -1 +4   +11.8
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) +30.7 (+55) +27.3 (+49) +22.4 (+40) +12.4 (+22) +6.7 (+12) +3.7 (+7) +2.4 (+4) +2.7 (+5) +6.3 (+11) +8.9 (+16) +20.3 (+37) +28.5 (+51) +14.4 (+26)

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