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Yakushima vs Kaikoura Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Yakushima, Japan and Kaikoura, New Zealand is approximately 9,213 km or 5,725 mi.
  • To reach Yakushima in this distance one would set out from Kaikoura bearing 323.6° or NW and follow the great circles arc to approach Yakushima bearing 329.5° or NNW .
  • Yakushima has a humid subtropical climate (Cfa) whereas Kaikoura has a marine west coast climate (Cfb).
  • The annual average temperature is 6.8 °C (12.2°F) warmer.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 7.2 °C (13°F) more in Yakushima. The continentality subtype is truly oceanic as opposed to barely hyperoceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 3465.4 mm (136.4 in) more which is equivalent to 3465.4 l/m² (85.05 US gal/ft²) or 34,654,000 l/ha (3,704,743 US gal/ac) more. About 5 1/5 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 12.7° higher in Yakushima than in Kaikoura.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -6 (-10) -5 (-8) -1 (-2) +4 (+8) +10 (+18) +15 (+27) +19 (+34) +19 (+33) +15 (+27) +10 (+18) +4 (+8) -2 (-4) +7 (+12)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +168 (+7) +252 (+10) +377 (+15) +370 (+15) +419 (+16) +559 (+22) +190 (+7) +158 (+6) +335 (+13) +228 (+9) +237 (+9) +174 (+7) +3465 (+136)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -4h 26' -2h 45' -0h 30' +1h 54' +3h 56' +4h 58' +4h 30' +2h 45' +0h 26' -1h 58' -3h 59' -4h 58'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day () -27.8 -9.2 +12.3 +35.6 +52.2 +58.8 +52.9 +36.4 +13.5 -9.2 -27.6 -34.8   +12.7

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