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Wilmington, De vs Lerwick, Shetland Islands Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Wilmington, De, Usa and Lerwick, Shetland Islands, Uk is approximately 5,446 km or 3,384 mi.
  • To reach Wilmington, De in this distance one would set out from Lerwick, Shetland Islands bearing 280.6° or W and follow the great circles arc to approach Wilmington, De bearing 219.5° or SW .
  • Wilmington, De has a humid subtropical climate (Cfa) whereas Lerwick, Shetland Islands has a marine west coast climate (Cfb).
  • The annual average temperature is 5.4 °C (9.7°F) warmer.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 16.8 °C (30.2°F) more in Wilmington, De. The continentality subtype is subcontinental as opposed to barely hyperoceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 171.6 mm (6.8 in) less which is equivalent to 171.6 l/m² (4.21 US gal/ft²) or 1,716,000 l/ha (183,452 US gal/ac) less. About 6/7 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 20.4° higher in Wilmington, De than in Lerwick, Shetland Islands.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) -2 (-3) 0 (+1) +5 (+9) +9 (+17) +13 (+23) +15 (+27) +16 (+29) +15 (+27) +13 (+24) +9 (+16) +6 (+11) 1 (+1) +8 (+15)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -4 (-7) -2 (-4) +2 (+4) +6 (+11) +9 (+17) +12 (+21) +13 (+24) +12 (+22) +10 (+18) +5 (+9) +3 (+5) -2 (-3) +5 (+10)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) -7 (-12) -5 (-9) -1 (-2) +3 (+5) +6 (+11) +9 (+16) +10 (+19) +9 (+17) +7 (+12) +1 (+2) 0 (-1) -4 (-8) +2 (+4)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -54 (-2) -18 (-1) -27 (-1) +14 (+1) +36 (+1) +30 (+1) +45 (+2) +7 (+0) -31 (-1) -61 (-2) -60 (-2) -54 (-2) -172 (-7)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day +3h 07' +1h 46' +0h 18' -1h 11' -2h 40' -3h 37' -3h 10' -1h 46' -0h 16' +1h 14' +2h 42' +3h 37'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) +20.4 +20.5 +20.5 +20.5 +20.5 +20.5 +20.4 +20.4 +20.4 +20.3 +20.4 +20.4   +20.4

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