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Shirakawa vs Chiang Mai Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Shirakawa, Japan and Chiang Mai, Thailand is approximately 4,490 km or 2,790 mi.
  • To reach Shirakawa in this distance one would set out from Chiang Mai bearing 54.2° or NE and follow the great circles arc to approach Shirakawa bearing 74.5° or ENE .
  • Shirakawa has a humid subtropical climate (Cfa) whereas Chiang Mai has a tropical wet and dry/ savanna climate with dry winters (Aw).
  • Shirakawa is in or near the cool temperate wet forest biome whereas Chiang Mai is in or near the subtropical moist forest biome.
  • The annual mean temperature is 14.3 °C (25.7°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 15.3 °C (27.5°F) more in Shirakawa. The continentality subtype is subcontinental as opposed to barely hyperoceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 112.6 mm (4.4 in) more which is equivalent to 112.6 l/m² (2.76 US gal/ft²) or 1,126,000 l/ha (120,377 US gal/ac) more. About 1 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 16.9° lower in Shirakawa than in Chiang Mai.
  • Relative humidity levels are 2.1% lower.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 14°C (25.1°F) lower.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) -25 (-44) -27 (-49) -26 (-46) -21 (-37) -14 (-24) -9 (-16) -5 (-8) -3 (-5) -8 (-14) -13 (-24) -17 (-31) -21 (-37) -16 (-28)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -21 (-37) -23 (-41) -23 (-42) -19 (-34) -13 (-24) -9 (-16) -5 (-9) -3 (-6) -8 (-14) -13 (-24) -16 (-30) -19 (-33) -14 (-26)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) -17 (-31) -18 (-32) -18 (-33) -18 (-32) -14 (-24) -9 (-15) -5 (-8) -3 (-6) -8 (-14) -13 (-23) -17 (-30) -17 (-31) -13 (-23)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +22 (+1) +38 (+2) +55 (+2) +49 (+2) -45 (-2) +46 (+2) +2 (+0) -35 (-1) -37 (-1) -6 (0) +11 (+0) +13 (+1) +113 (+4)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -1h 14' -0h 46' -0h 08' +0h 31' +1h 06' +1h 23' +1h 15' +0h 46' +0h 07' -0h 32' -1h 07' -1h 23'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -18.3 -18.3 -18.4 -18.4 -15.4 -9 -14.4 -18.3 -18.3 -18.2 -18.3 -18.3   -16.9
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) -7 +0 +5 +6 -4 +0 +2 -3 -3 -6 -8 -7   -2.1
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) -20.7 (-37) -21.1 (-38) -20.3 (-37) -16.5 (-30) -13.5 (-24) -8.7 (-16) -4.6 (-8) -3.8 (-7) -8 (-14) -13.9 (-25) -17.4 (-31) -19 (-34) -14 (-25)

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