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Yakushima vs Kankan Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Yakushima, Japan and Kankan, Guinea is approximately 13,783 km or 8,565 mi.
  • To reach Yakushima in this distance one would set out from Kankan bearing 42° or NE and follow the great circles arc to approach Yakushima bearing 130.3° or SE .
  • Yakushima has a humid subtropical climate (Cfa) whereas Kankan has a tropical wet and dry/ savanna climate with dry winters (Aw).
  • The average temperature is 7.4 °C (13.3°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 9.6 °C (17.3°F) more in Yakushima. The continentality subtype is truly oceanic as opposed to truly hyperoceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 2818.5 mm (111 in) more which is equivalent to 2818.5 l/m² (69.17 US gal/ft²) or 28,185,000 l/ha (3,013,164 US gal/ac) more. About 3 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 13.8° lower in Yakushima than in Kankan.
  • Relative humidity levels are 15.8% higher.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 2.7°C (4.9°F) lower.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) -23 (-41) -24 (-43) -22 (-39) -18 (-32) -13 (-24) -7 (-12) +-2 (-4) +-2 (-3) -5 (-8) -10 (-17) -14 (-26) -19 (-35) -13 (-24)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -13 (-24) -15 (-26) -15 (-28) -13 (-23) -8 (-14) -3 (-5) +1 (+2) +2 (+3) 0 (-1) -5 (-9) -10 (-17) -11 (-19) -7 (-13)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) -3 (-5) -5 (-8) -6 (-11) -6 (-11) -2 (-4) +2 (+3) +5 (+8) +5 (+9) +3 (+6) 0 (-1) +1 (+1) -1 (-2) -1 (-1)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +218 (+9) +304 (+12) +441 (+17) +383 (+15) +371 (+15) +421 (+17) +15 (+1) -82 (-3) +90 (+4) +157 (+6) +276 (+11) +227 (+9) +2819 (+111)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -1h 11' -0h 44' -0h 08' +0h 30' +1h 03' +1h 19' +1h 12' +0h 44' +0h 07' -0h 31' -1h 04' -1h 19'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day () -20.1 -20 -20.1 -17 -0.4 +6.1 +0.2 -16.4 -19.8 -19.7 -19.9 -20   -13.8
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) +30 +34 +34 +24 +14 +10 +5 +2 +3 -3 +14 +22   +15.8
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature C & (F) -3.8 (-7) -3.4 (-6) -4.6 (-8) -5.5 (-10) -4.3 (-8) -0.7 (-1) +2.3 (+4) +2.2 (+4) +0.2 (+0) -5.3 (-10) -5.6 (-10) -4.1 (-7) -2.7 (-5)

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