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Otaru vs Dikson Island Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Otaru, Japan and Dikson Island, Russia is approximately 4,529 km or 2,815 mi.
  • To reach Otaru in this distance one would set out from Dikson Island bearing 103.2° or ESE and follow the great circles arc to approach Otaru bearing 157.7° or SSE .
  • Otaru has a warm summer continental/ hemiboreal climate with no dry season (Dfb) whereas Dikson Island has a tundra climate (ET).
  • The average annual temperature is 20.3 °C (36.6°F) warmer.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 6.1 °C (11°F) less in Otaru. The continentality subtype is subcontinental as opposed to truly continental.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 859.8 mm (33.9 in) more which is equivalent to 859.8 l/m² (21.1 US gal/ft²) or 8,598,000 l/ha (919,183 US gal/ac) more. About 3 1/3 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 30.2° higher in Otaru than in Dikson Island.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) +23 (+42) +23 (+41) +24 (+42) +24 (+43) +21 (+37) +16 (+28) +15 (+27) +17 (+31) +16 (+29) +19 (+35) +23 (+42) +22 (+39) +20 (+36)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +94 (+4) +74 (+3) +57 (+2) +43 (+2) +38 (+2) +29 (+1) +36 (+1) +82 (+3) +90 (+4) +111 (+4) +109 (+4) +97 (+4) +860 (+34)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day +9h 11' +6h 01' +0h 51' -3h 29' -9h 01' -8h 51' -9h 09' -6h 03' -0h 43' +3h 39' +9h 08' +8h 51'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) +30.2 +30.1 +30.2 +30.2 +30.3 +30.4 +30.3 +30.4 +30.4 +30.2 +30.3 +30.3   +30.2

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