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Urakawa vs Shirakawa Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Urakawa, Japan and Shirakawa, Japan is approximately 601 km or 374 mi.
  • To reach Urakawa in this distance one would set out from Shirakawa bearing 20.6° or NNE and follow the great circles arc to approach Urakawa bearing 22.3° or NNE .
  • Urakawa has a warm summer continental/ hemiboreal climate with no dry season (Dfb) whereas Shirakawa has a humid subtropical climate (Cfa).
  • Both are in or near the cool temperate wet forest biome.
  • The annual mean temperature is 3.4 °C (6.1°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 0.6 °C (1.1°F) less in Urakawa. The continentality subtype is subcontinental for both.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 166.1 mm (6.5 in) less which is equivalent to 166.1 l/m² (4.08 US gal/ft²) or 1,661,000 l/ha (177,572 US gal/ac) less. About 7/8 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 5.1° lower in Urakawa than in Shirakawa.
  • Relative humidity levels are 2.6% higher.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 2.8°C (5°F) lower.

Climate Comparison Table

The table shows values for Urakawa relative to Shirakawa. You can also view this comparison the other way around from the perspective of Shirakawa vs Urakawa.

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) -4 (-8) -4 (-8) -5 (-9) -7 (-13) -8 (-14) -7 (-12) -6 (-11) -5 (-10) -3 (-5) -2 (-4) -4 (-6) -4 (-7) -5 (-9)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -3 (-5) -3 (-6) -3 (-6) -5 (-9) -6 (-10) -5 (-9) -5 (-8) -3 (-6) -2 (-4) -1 (-2) -2 (-3) -2 (-4) -3 (-6)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) -2 (-4) -3 (-5) -2 (-3) -3 (-5) -4 (-6) -4 (-8) -4 (-7) -2 (-4) -2 (-3) -1 (-1) -1 (-1) -1 (-2) -2 (-4)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +16 (+1) -9 (0) -15 (-1) -10 (0) -8 (0) -60 (-2) -26 (-1) -48 (-2) -55 (-2) -11 (0) +30 (+1) +31 (+1) -166 (-7)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -0h 27' -0h 16' -0h 03' +0h 11' +0h 24' +0h 30' +0h 27' +0h 16' +0h 02' -0h 11' -0h 24' -0h 31'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day () -5 -5.1 -5 -5.1 -5 -5 -5 -5 -5 -5 -5 -5.1   -5.1
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) -2 +0 +7 +11 +11 +8 +7 +6 -1 -5 -6 -5   +2.6
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature C & (F) -3 (-5) -3.1 (-6) -1.6 (-3) -2.6 (-5) -3.3 (-6) -3.6 (-6) -3.4 (-6) -2.2 (-4) -2.2 (-4) -2.2 (-4) -3 (-5) -2.8 (-5) -2.8 (-5)

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