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Otaru vs Esk Forest Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Otaru, Japan and Esk Forest, New Zealand is approximately 9,844 km or 6,117 mi.
  • To reach Otaru in this distance one would set out from Esk Forest bearing 334.8° or NNW and follow the great circles arc to approach Otaru bearing 333.1° or NNW .
  • Otaru has a warm summer continental/ hemiboreal climate with no dry season (Dfb) whereas Esk Forest has a marine west coast climate (Cfb).
  • Otaru is in or near the cool temperate wet forest biome whereas Esk Forest is in or near the warm temperate thorn steppe biome.
  • The annual mean temperature is 3.8 °C (6.8°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 15.2 °C (27.4°F) more in Otaru. The continentality subtype is subcontinental as opposed to barely hyperoceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 476.5 mm (18.8 in) less which is equivalent to 476.5 l/m² (11.69 US gal/ft²) or 4,765,000 l/ha (509,410 US gal/ac) less. About 5/7 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 3.3° lower in Otaru than in Esk Forest.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -21 (-37) -20 (-36) -15 (-27) -7 (-12) +2 (+3) +8 (+14) +13 (+23) +14 (+25) +8 (+14) -1 (-1) -9 (-17) -16 (-30) -4 (-7)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +24 (+1) -23 (-1) -95 (-4) -90 (-4) -76 (-3) -117 (-5) -87 (-3) -37 (-1) -21 (-1) +31 (+1) +40 (+2) -26 (-1) -477 (-19)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -5h 13' -3h 13' -0h 35' +2h 13' +4h 37' +5h 51' +5h 18' +3h 14' +0h 30' -2h 18' -4h 41' -5h 51'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -43.7 -25.2 -3.6 +19.6 +36.4 +43 +37.1 +20.4 -2.3 -25 -43.5 -50.8   -3.3

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