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Simusir Island vs Yakushima Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Simusir Island, Russia and Yakushima, Japan is approximately 2,586 km or 1,607 mi.
  • To reach Simusir Island in this distance one would set out from Yakushima bearing 38.8° or NE and follow the great circles arc to approach Simusir Island bearing 52.3° or NE .
  • Simusir Island has a boreal subarctic climate with no dry season (Dfc) whereas Yakushima has a humid subtropical climate (Cfa).
  • The annual mean temperature is 16.3 °C (29.4°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 0.2 °C (0.4°F) less in Simusir Island. The continentality subtype is truly oceanic for both.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 2660.8 mm (104.8 in) less which is equivalent to 2660.8 l/m² (65.3 US gal/ft²) or 26,608,000 l/ha (2,844,572 US gal/ac) less. About 3/8 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 16.5° lower in Simusir Island than in Yakushima.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -15 (-27) -17 (-30) -17 (-31) -17 (-30) -17 (-31) -18 (-33) -18 (-33) -16 (-29) -15 (-27) -15 (-27) -16 (-28) -15 (-26) -16 (-29)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -112 (-4) -218 (-9) -368 (-14) -324 (-13) -365 (-14) -525 (-21) -170 (-7) -86 (-3) -198 (-8) -85 (-3) -121 (-5) -88 (-3) -2661 (-105)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -1h 29' -0h 54' -0h 09' +0h 37' +1h 18' +1h 40' +1h 30' +0h 54' +0h 08' -0h 38' -1h 19' -1h 40'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -16.5 -16.5 -16.5 -16.5 -16.5 -16.5 -16.4 -16.5 -16.4 -16.4 -16.4 -16.5   -16.5

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