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Wakkanai vs Malin Head Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Wakkanai, Japan and Malin Head, Ireland is approximately 8,437 km or 5,243 mi.
  • To reach Wakkanai in this distance one would set out from Malin Head bearing 21.9° or NNE and follow the great circles arc to approach Wakkanai bearing 162.4° or SSE .
  • Wakkanai has a warm summer continental/ hemiboreal climate with no dry season (Dfb) whereas Malin Head has a marine west coast climate (Cfb).
  • Wakkanai is in or near the cool temperate wet forest biome whereas Malin Head is in or near the cool temperate moist forest biome.
  • The mean annual temperature is 3 °C (5.4°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 16.3 °C (29.3°F) more in Wakkanai. The continentality subtype is subcontinental as opposed to barely hyperoceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 62.8 mm (2.5 in) more which is equivalent to 62.8 l/m² (1.54 US gal/ft²) or 628,000 l/ha (67,137 US gal/ac) more. About 1 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 9.9° higher in Wakkanai than in Malin Head.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) -11 (-20) -11 (-20) -8 (-14) -3 (-6) -1 (-1) +1 (+1) +4 (+7) +5 (+10) +4 (+7) 0 (+1) -4 (-7) -8 (-15) -3 (-5)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -11 (-20) -11 (-20) -8 (-14) -3 (-6) -1 (-2) +0 (+0) +3 (+6) +5 (+10) +4 (+7) 0 (-1) -5 (-8) -9 (-16) -3 (-5)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) -11 (-20) -11 (-20) -8 (-14) -3 (-6) -1 (-2) +0 (+0) +3 (+5) +5 (+10) +3 (+6) -1 (-1) -5 (-8) -9 (-15) -3 (-6)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -16 (-1) -9 (0) -32 (-1) -2 (0) +12 (+0) 0 (0) +21 (+1) +20 (+1) +24 (+1) +11 (+0) +13 (+1) +20 (+1) +63 (+2)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day +1h 26' +0h 50' +0h 08' -0h 33' -1h 14' -1h 39' -1h 28' -0h 50' -0h 07' +0h 35' +1h 15' +1h 39'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day () +9.8 +9.8 +9.7 +9.8 +9.8 +9.9 +10.1 +10.1 +10.1 +10.1 +10 +9.9   +9.9

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