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Barrow, Alaska vs Lerwick, Shetland Islands Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Barrow, Alaska, Usa and Lerwick, Shetland Islands, Uk is approximately 5,277 km or 3,279 mi.
  • To reach Barrow, Alaska in this distance one would set out from Lerwick, Shetland Islands bearing 349.6° or N and follow the great circles arc to approach Barrow, Alaska bearing 196.2° or SSW .
  • Barrow, Alaska has a tundra climate (ET) whereas Lerwick, Shetland Islands has a marine west coast climate (Cfb).
  • The annual mean temperature is 19.3 °C (34.7°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 23.3 °C (41.9°F) more in Barrow, Alaska. The continentality subtype is truly continental as opposed to barely hyperoceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 1099 mm (43.3 in) less which is equivalent to 1099 l/m² (26.97 US gal/ft²) or 10,990,000 l/ha (1,174,904 US gal/ac) less. About 0 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 11.1° lower in Barrow, Alaska than in Lerwick, Shetland Islands.
  • Relative humidity levels are 1.8% lower.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 19.2°C (34.6°F) lower.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) -28 (-51) -30 (-54) -28 (-50) -22 (-39) -15 (-27) -10 (-17) -7 (-12) -8 (-15) -11 (-20) -16 (-29) -22 (-40) -27 (-49) -19 (-34)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -30 (-53) -31 (-56) -29 (-53) -23 (-41) -15 (-27) -10 (-17) -7 (-13) -8 (-15) -11 (-20) -17 (-30) -23 (-42) -28 (-50) -19 (-35)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) -31 (-56) -32 (-58) -31 (-55) -24 (-43) -15 (-27) -10 (-17) -8 (-15) -9 (-15) -11 (-20) -17 (-31) -24 (-43) -29 (-52) -20 (-36)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -126 (-5) -88 (-3) -111 (-4) -69 (-3) -59 (-2) -51 (-2) -42 (-2) -56 (-2) -101 (-4) -121 (-5) -137 (-5) -138 (-5) -1099 (-43)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) -21 ( -68) -18 ( -64) -17 ( -55) -17 ( -57) -11 ( -35) -10 ( -33) -9 ( -29) -8 ( -26) -10 ( -33) -12 ( -39) -18 ( -60) -20 ( -65)   -171 ( -47)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -6h 12' -2h 52' -0h 25' +1h 44' +5h 33' +5h 36' +6h 13' +2h 55' +0h 21' -1h 49' -5h 39' -5h 36'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -10.9 -11 -11 -11 -11.1 -11.1 -11.2 -11.3 -11.3 -11.3 -11 -11.2   -11.1
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) -14 -10 -10 -2 +9 +10 +4 +5 +5 +3 -8 -14   -1.8
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) -30.6 (-55) -31.5 (-57) -30 (-54) -22.4 (-40) -13.6 (-24) -7.6 (-14) -7.2 (-13) -7.6 (-14) -10.4 (-19) -15.6 (-28) -24.5 (-44) -29.6 (-53) -19.2 (-35)

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