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Yakushima vs Shantou Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Yakushima, Japan and Shantou, China is approximately 1,587 km or 986 mi.
  • To reach Yakushima in this distance one would set out from Shantou bearing 57.7° or ENE and follow the great circles arc to approach Yakushima bearing 64.1° or ENE .
  • Yakushima has a humid subtropical climate (Cfa) whereas Shantou has a humid subtropical climate with dry winters (Cwa).
  • The mean annual temperature is 2.1 °C (3.8°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 0.9 °C (1.6°F) more in Yakushima. The continentality subtype is truly oceanic for both.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 2759.6 mm (108.6 in) more which is equivalent to 2759.6 l/m² (67.73 US gal/ft²) or 27,596,000 l/ha (2,950,196 US gal/ac) more. About 2 4/5 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 6.9° lower in Yakushima than in Shantou.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) -4 (-7) -3 (-6) -3 (-5) -3 (-6) -4 (-6) -3 (-5) -2 (-3) -1 (-2) -2 (-3) -3 (-5) -3 (-6) -4 (-6) -3 (-5)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -2 (-4) -2 (-4) -2 (-4) -3 (-5) -4 (-7) -3 (-5) -2 (-3) -1 (-2) -1 (-3) -2 (-3) -2 (-3) -2 (-3) -2 (-4)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) -2 (-4) -2 (-4) -3 (-5) -4 (-7) -5 (-8) -3 (-6) -2 (-3) -1 (-3) -2 (-3) -1 (-3) -1 (-2) -1 (-3) -2 (-4)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +190 (+7) +249 (+10) +382 (+15) +295 (+12) +295 (+12) +322 (+13) +71 (+3) +25 (+1) +249 (+10) +226 (+9) +256 (+10) +199 (+8) +2760 (+109)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -0h 27' -0h 16' -0h 03' +0h 11' +0h 24' +0h 30' +0h 27' +0h 17' +0h 02' -0h 12' -0h 24' -0h 30'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day () -7 -6.9 -7 -7 -7 -6.6 -6.7 -6.9 -7 -7 -7 -7   -6.9

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