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Otaru vs Taoyuan Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Otaru, Japan and Taoyuan, China is approximately 2,704 km or 1,680 mi.
  • To reach Otaru in this distance one would set out from Taoyuan bearing 36.9° or NE and follow the great circles arc to approach Otaru bearing 48.2° or NE .
  • Otaru has a warm summer continental/ hemiboreal climate with no dry season (Dfb) whereas Taoyuan has a humid subtropical climate (Cfa).
  • The mean annual temperature is 13.3 °C (23.9°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 11.2 °C (20.2°F) more in Otaru. The continentality subtype is subcontinental as opposed to truly oceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 488.4 mm (19.2 in) less which is equivalent to 488.4 l/m² (11.99 US gal/ft²) or 4,884,000 l/ha (522,132 US gal/ac) less. About 5/7 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 18.1° lower in Otaru than in Taoyuan.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) -19 (-34) -18 (-33) -17 (-30) -14 (-25) -11 (-19) -10 (-18) -9 (-15) -6 (-11) -9 (-15) -12 (-21) -15 (-26) -18 (-32) -13 (-23)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -18 (-33) -18 (-32) -17 (-30) -15 (-26) -13 (-23) -11 (-20) -9 (-16) -7 (-12) -9 (-16) -12 (-22) -15 (-28) -17 (-31) -13 (-24)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) -19 (-35) -19 (-34) -17 (-31) -16 (-29) -14 (-26) -12 (-22) -9 (-16) -7 (-13) -10 (-18) -14 (-25) -17 (-30) -18 (-32) -14 (-26)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +28 (+1) -91 (-4) -131 (-5) -67 (-3) -156 (-6) -142 (-6) -38 (-2) +8 (+0) -18 (-1) +37 (+1) +35 (+1) +47 (+2) -488 (-19)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -1h 25' -0h 52' -0h 09' +0h 36' +1h 15' +1h 36' +1h 27' +0h 52' +0h 08' -0h 37' -1h 16' -1h 36'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -18.1 -18.1 -18.1 -18.2 -18 -18 -17.9 -18.1 -18.1 -18 -18.1 -18.1   -18.1

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