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Wakkanai vs Hiroo Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Wakkanai, Japan and Hiroo, Japan is approximately 370 km or 230 mi.
  • To reach Wakkanai in this distance one would set out from Hiroo bearing 339.8° or NNW and follow the great circles arc to approach Wakkanai bearing 338.7° or NNW .
  • Both have a warm summer continental/ hemiboreal climate with no dry season (Dfb).
  • Wakkanai is in or near the cool temperate wet forest biome whereas Hiroo is in or near the boreal wet forest biome.
  • The average temperature is 0.1 °C (0.2°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 1.4 °C (2.5°F) more in Wakkanai. The continentality subtype is subcontinental for both.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 570 mm (22.4 in) less which is equivalent to 570 l/m² (13.99 US gal/ft²) or 5,700,000 l/ha (609,368 US gal/ac) less. About 2/3 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 3.1° lower in Wakkanai than in Hiroo.
  • Relative humidity levels are 0.8% higher.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 0°C (0°F) lower.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) -2 (-4) -2 (-4) -2 (-3) -2 (-4) -2 (-4) +0 (-1) +1 (+1) +0 (+1) +0 (+0) +-2 (-3) -3 (-5) -3 (-5) -1 (-3)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) 0 (-1) -1 (-1) 0 (0) 0 (-1) -1 (-1) +0 (+0) +1 (+2) +1 (+1) +1 (+2) +0 (+0) -1 (-2) -1 (-1) 0 (0)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) +3 (+5) +2 (+4) +2 (+3) +2 (+3) +1 (+2) +1 (+1) +1 (+2) +1 (+2) +2 (+3) +2 (+4) +1 (+2) +2 (+3) +2 (+3)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +23 (+1) +2 (+0) -49 (-2) -79 (-3) -69 (-3) -112 (-4) -45 (-2) -104 (-4) -100 (-4) -64 (-3) -21 (-1) +46 (+2) -570 (-22)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -0h 19' -0h 11' -0h 02' +0h 08' +0h 17' +0h 22' +0h 20' +0h 11' +0h 01' -0h 08' -0h 17' -0h 22'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day () -3.1 -3.1 -3.1 -3.1 -3.1 -3.1 -3.1 -3.1 -3.1 -3.1 -3.1 -3.1   -3.1
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) +9 +6 +2 +2 +1 -2 -3 -4 -7 -5 +3 +7   +0.8
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature C & (F) +1 (+2) +0.3 (+1) +0.1 (+0) +0.1 (+0) -0.5 (-1) -0.1 (0) +0.3 (+1) +0 (+0) -0.5 (-1) -0.9 (-2) -0.6 (-1) +0.5 (+1) +0 (+0)

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