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Otaru vs Helsinki Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Otaru, Japan and Helsinki, Finland is approximately 7,159 km or 4,449 mi.
  • To reach Otaru in this distance one would set out from Helsinki bearing 46.4° or NE and follow the great circles arc to approach Otaru bearing 150.4° or SSE .
  • Both have a warm summer continental/ hemiboreal climate with no dry season (Dfb).
  • Otaru is in or near the cool temperate wet forest biome whereas Helsinki is in or near the boreal wet forest biome.
  • The mean temperature is 3.5 °C (6.2°F) warmer.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 1.2 °C (2.2°F) more in Otaru. The continentality subtype is subcontinental for both.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 537.7 mm (21.2 in) more which is equivalent to 537.7 l/m² (13.2 US gal/ft²) or 5,377,000 l/ha (574,837 US gal/ac) more. About 1 7/9 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 16.9° higher in Otaru than in Helsinki.
  • Relative humidity levels are 8% lower.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 2.1°C (3.8°F) higher.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) +2 (+4) +4 (+6) +3 (+6) +5 (+8) +3 (+5) +1 (+2) +2 (+3) +6 (+10) +7 (+12) +7 (+13) +5 (+9) +3 (+5) +4 (+7)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) +2 (+4) +3 (+6) +4 (+7) +4 (+7) +3 (+5) +2 (+3) +2 (+4) +6 (+10) +6 (+10) +6 (+10) +3 (+6) +2 (+4) +3 (+6)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) +2 (+4) +3 (+5) +4 (+7) +3 (+6) +3 (+6) +3 (+5) +3 (+6) +6 (+11) +6 (+10) +4 (+7) +2 (+4) +1 (+2) +3 (+6)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +76 (+3) +59 (+2) +45 (+2) +17 (+1) +17 (+1) +8 (+0) +7 (+0) +53 (+2) +62 (+2) +68 (+3) +64 (+3) +62 (+2) +538 (+21)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day +2h 46' +1h 34' +0h 16' -1h 03' -2h 22' -3h 15' -2h 50' -1h 34' -0h 14' +1h 05' +2h 25' +3h 15'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) +16.9 +16.8 +16.9 +16.8 +16.9 +17 +17 +17.1 +17.1 +17 +17 +16.9   +16.9
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) -17 -17 -10 -9 +6 +14 +11 +2 -13 -22 -21 -20   -8
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) -0.2 (0) +0.6 (+1) +2 (+4) +1.6 (+3) +3.6 (+6) +4.4 (+8) +4.3 (+8) +5.7 (+10) +3.1 (+6) +1.4 (+3) -0.4 (-1) -1 (-2) +2.1 (+4)

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