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Hiroshima vs Shirakawa Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Hiroshima, Japan and Shirakawa, Japan is approximately 762 km or 474 mi.
  • To reach Hiroshima in this distance one would set out from Shirakawa bearing 248.8° or WSW and follow the great circles arc to approach Hiroshima bearing 244.3° or WSW .
  • Both have a humid subtropical climate (Cfa).
  • Both are in or near the cool temperate wet forest biome.
  • The annual mean temperature is 3.9 °C (7°F) warmer.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 0.6 °C (1.1°F) less in Hiroshima. The continentality subtype is subcontinental for both.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 256.7 mm (10.1 in) more which is equivalent to 256.7 l/m² (6.3 US gal/ft²) or 2,567,000 l/ha (274,429 US gal/ac) more. About 1 1/5 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 2.7° higher in Hiroshima than in Shirakawa.
  • Relative humidity levels are 1.1% lower.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 3.3°C (6°F) higher.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) +4 (+7) +5 (+8) +4 (+8) +3 (+5) +2 (+4) +2 (+4) +3 (+5) +3 (+5) +4 (+7) +4 (+8) +4 (+7) +4 (+7) +3 (+6)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) +4 (+8) +4 (+8) +4 (+8) +4 (+7) +3 (+5) +3 (+6) +4 (+7) +4 (+6) +4 (+7) +4 (+8) +4 (+7) +4 (+7) +4 (+7)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) +5 (+9) +5 (+8) +5 (+8) +5 (+8) +4 (+7) +4 (+6) +4 (+8) +4 (+7) +4 (+7) +5 (+8) +5 (+8) +5 (+8) +4 (+8)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +16 (+1) +16 (+1) +41 (+2) +65 (+3) +41 (+2) +94 (+4) +83 (+3) -84 (-3) -16 (-1) -14 (-1) +9 (+0) +5 (+0) +257 (+10)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day +0h 13' +0h 08' +0h 01' -0h 05' -0h 11' -0h 14' -0h 13' -0h 08' -0h 01' +0h 05' +0h 11' +0h 14'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) +2.7 +2.7 +2.7 +2.7 +2.7 +2.7 +2.7 +2.8 +2.7 +2.7 +2.7 +2.7   +2.7
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) +1 +2 +2 +3 +1 -2 -4 -5 -6 -5 -1 +1   -1.1
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) +3.8 (+7) +4 (+7) +4.3 (+8) +4.1 (+7) +3 (+5) +2.6 (+5) +2.9 (+5) +2.4 (+4) +2.5 (+5) +3.1 (+6) +3.6 (+6) +3.8 (+7) +3.3 (+6)

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