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Shirakawa vs Tarapoto Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Shirakawa, Japan and Tarapoto, Peru is approximately 14,987 km or 9,313 mi.
  • To reach Shirakawa in this distance one would set out from Tarapoto bearing 318° or NW and follow the great circles arc to approach Shirakawa bearing 236.5° or WSW .
  • Shirakawa has a humid subtropical climate (Cfa) whereas Tarapoto has a tropical monsoonal climate (Am).
  • Shirakawa is in or near the cool temperate wet forest biome whereas Tarapoto is in or near the tropical moist forest biome.
  • The average temperature is 14.7 °C (26.5°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 21.7 °C (39.1°F) more in Shirakawa. The continentality subtype is subcontinental as opposed to extremely hyperoceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 135.5 mm (5.3 in) more which is equivalent to 135.5 l/m² (3.33 US gal/ft²) or 1,355,000 l/ha (144,858 US gal/ac) more. About 1 1/9 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 20.9° lower in Shirakawa than in Tarapoto.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) -29 (-51) -28 (-50) -24 (-43) -16 (-30) -11 (-20) -9 (-16) -5 (-10) -5 (-8) -9 (-17) -15 (-27) -20 (-36) -26 (-46) -16 (-30)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -27 (-48) -26 (-47) -23 (-41) -16 (-29) -11 (-19) -7 (-12) -3 (-5) -2 (-4) -7 (-13) -13 (-24) -19 (-34) -24 (-43) -15 (-27)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) -24 (-44) -24 (-43) -21 (-38) -16 (-28) -10 (-18) -4 (-7) +1 (+1) +2 (+3) -4 (-7) -11 (-20) -17 (-31) -22 (-40) -13 (-23)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -69 (-3) -76 (-3) -69 (-3) -36 (-1) +12 (+0) +109 (+4) +104 (+4) +136 (+5) +112 (+4) -2 (0) -33 (-1) -53 (-2) +136 (+5)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -2h 34' -1h 35' -0h 17' +1h 06' +2h 16' +2h 52' +2h 36' +1h 36' +0h 15' -1h 08' -2h 18' -2h 52'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -43.5 -42.6 -29.9 -6.8 +9.8 +16.2 +10.2 -6.5 -29.2 -42.1 -43.2 -43.6   -20.9

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