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Otaru vs Zhijiang Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Otaru, Japan and Zhijiang, China is approximately 3,309 km or 2,056 mi.
  • To reach Otaru in this distance one would set out from Zhijiang bearing 49.8° or NE and follow the great circles arc to approach Otaru bearing 68.4° or ENE .
  • Otaru has a warm summer continental/ hemiboreal climate with no dry season (Dfb) whereas Zhijiang has a humid subtropical climate (Cfa).
  • Otaru is in or near the cool temperate wet forest biome whereas Zhijiang is in or near the warm temperate moist forest biome.
  • The annual average temperature is 8.2 °C (14.8°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 2.6 °C (4.7°F) more in Otaru. The continentality subtype is subcontinental for both.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 14.4 mm (0.6 in) less which is equivalent to 14.4 l/m² (0.35 US gal/ft²) or 144,000 l/ha (15,395 US gal/ac) less. About 1 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 15.7° lower in Otaru than in Zhijiang.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) -10 (-18) -10 (-19) -12 (-21) -11 (-19) -9 (-17) -9 (-17) -9 (-16) -7 (-13) -7 (-12) -7 (-13) -9 (-16) -10 (-17) -9 (-16)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -9 (-15) -10 (-17) -10 (-19) -10 (-18) -10 (-17) -9 (-16) -8 (-14) -6 (-10) -6 (-10) -7 (-12) -8 (-14) -8 (-14) -8 (-15)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) -9 (-15) -10 (-18) -10 (-19) -11 (-19) -10 (-19) -9 (-17) -7 (-13) -5 (-9) -6 (-10) -7 (-13) -8 (-14) -8 (-14) -8 (-15)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +93 (+4) +54 (+2) +9 (+0) -103 (-4) -150 (-6) -138 (-5) -44 (-2) +3 (+0) +67 (+3) +37 (+1) +64 (+3) +94 (+4) -14 (-1)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -1h 16' -0h 46' -0h 08' +0h 32' +1h 07' +1h 26' +1h 17' +0h 46' +0h 07' -0h 33' -1h 08' -1h 26'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -15.7 -15.7 -15.7 -15.8 -15.7 -15.7 -15.6 -15.7 -15.7 -15.6 -15.7 -15.7   -15.7

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