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Yakushima vs Merauke, Papua Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Yakushima, Japan and Merauke, Papua, Indonesia is approximately 4,443 km or 2,761 mi.
  • To reach Yakushima in this distance one would set out from Merauke, Papua bearing 346.9° or NNW and follow the great circles arc to approach Yakushima bearing 344.9° or NNW .
  • Yakushima has a humid subtropical climate (Cfa) whereas Merauke, Papua has a tropical wet and dry/ savanna climate with dry winters (Aw).
  • The mean temperature is 6.9 °C (12.4°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 13.9 °C (25°F) more in Yakushima. The continentality subtype is truly oceanic as opposed to extremely hyperoceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 2834.7 mm (111.6 in) more which is equivalent to 2834.7 l/m² (69.57 US gal/ft²) or 28,347,000 l/ha (3,030,482 US gal/ac) more. About 3 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 13.7° lower in Yakushima than in Merauke, Papua.
  • Relative humidity levels are 7.9% lower.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 8.3°C (14.9°F) lower.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -16 (-29) -14 (-26) -13 (-23) -8 (-15) -6 (-10) -1 (-3) +2 (+3) +2 (+3) +0 (+0) -4 (-8) -10 (-17) -14 (-25) -7 (-12)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +16 (+1) -47 (-2) +263 (+10) +264 (+10) +422 (+17) +572 (+23) +240 (+9) +224 (+9) +386 (+15) +261 (+10) +234 (+9) +2 (+0) +2835 (+112)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -2h 09' -1h 20' -0h 14' +0h 55' +1h 54' +2h 24' +2h 11' +1h 20' +0h 12' -0h 57' -1h 56' -2h 24'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (░) -38.6 -37.1 -21.5 +1.7 +18.3 +24.9 +19 +2.4 -20.3 -36.8 -38.5 -38.8   -13.7
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) -14 -14 -12 -12 -7 -1 -2 +0 -1 -9 -9 -14   -7.9
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature ░C & (░F) -18.4 (-33) -16.7 (-30) -14.9 (-27) -10.6 (-19) -6.8 (-12) -1.6 (-3) +1.2 (+2) +1.9 (+3) -0.1 (0) -6.2 (-11) -11.1 (-20) -16.3 (-29) -8.3 (-15)

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