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Otaru vs Waimihia Forest Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Otaru, Japan and Waimihia Forest, New Zealand is approximately 9,782 km or 6,079 mi.
  • To reach Otaru in this distance one would set out from Waimihia Forest bearing 335.1° or NNW and follow the great circles arc to approach Otaru bearing 333.3° or NNW .
  • Otaru has a warm summer continental/ hemiboreal climate with no dry season (Dfb) whereas Waimihia Forest has a marine west coast climate (Cfb).
  • Otaru is in or near the cool temperate wet forest biome whereas Waimihia Forest is in or near the cool temperate steppe biome.
  • The mean temperature is 1.1 °C (2°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 15 °C (27°F) more in Otaru. The continentality subtype is subcontinental as opposed to barely hyperoceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 437.7 mm (17.2 in) less which is equivalent to 437.7 l/m² (10.74 US gal/ft²) or 4,377,000 l/ha (467,930 US gal/ac) less. About 3/4 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 3.7° lower in Otaru than in Waimihia Forest.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -18 (-33) -18 (-32) -13 (-23) -4 (-6) +5 (+8) +11 (+19) +15 (+28) +17 (+30) +11 (+19) +2 (+4) -7 (-12) -14 (-25) -1 (-2)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +9 (+0) -12 (0) -46 (-2) -50 (-2) -81 (-3) -98 (-4) -85 (-3) -30 (-1) -22 (-1) -2 (0) +8 (+0) -28 (-1) -438 (-17)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -5h 11' -3h 12' -0h 35' +2h 12' +4h 35' +5h 48' +5h 15' +3h 12' +0h 30' -2h 17' -4h 38' -5h 48'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -44.1 -25.6 -4.1 +19.1 +35.9 +42.5 +36.6 +20 -2.8 -25.5 -43.9 -51.2   -3.7

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