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Oshima vs Honiara, Guadalcanal Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Oshima, Japan and Honiara, Guadalcanal, Solomon Islands is approximately 5,369 km or 3,336 mi.
  • To reach Oshima in this distance one would set out from Honiara, Guadalcanal bearing 337.2° or NNW and follow the great circles arc to approach Oshima bearing 332.3° or NNW .
  • Oshima has a humid subtropical climate (Cfa) whereas Honiara, Guadalcanal has a tropical rainforest climate (Af).
  • The mean temperature is 11.8 °C (21.2°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 17.5 °C (31.5°F) more in Oshima. The continentality subtype is semicontinental as opposed to extremely hyperoceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 654.2 mm (25.8 in) more which is equivalent to 654.2 l/m² (16.06 US gal/ft²) or 6,542,000 l/ha (699,383 US gal/ac) more. About 1 1/3 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 17.9° lower in Oshima than in Honiara, Guadalcanal.

Climate Comparison Table

The table shows values for Oshima relative to Honiara, Guadalcanal. You can also view this comparison the other way around from the perspective of Honiara, Guadalcanal vs Oshima.

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) -22 (-39) -22 (-39) -18 (-32) -15 (-26) -11 (-19) -7 (-13) -4 (-8) -2 (-4) -7 (-12) -11 (-20) -15 (-27) -19 (-34) -13 (-23)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -21 (-38) -21 (-38) -18 (-32) -14 (-25) -10 (-18) -6 (-11) -3 (-5) -2 (-3) -4 (-8) -10 (-18) -14 (-25) -18 (-33) -12 (-21)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) -20 (-35) -20 (-36) -18 (-32) -13 (-24) -9 (-16) -6 (-10) -1 (-2) +0 (+1) -3 (-5) -8 (-15) -13 (-23) -17 (-31) -11 (-19)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -160 (-6) -139 (-5) -108 (-4) +33 (+1) +134 (+5) +269 (+11) +113 (+4) +128 (+5) +234 (+9) +205 (+8) +57 (+2) -110 (-4) +654 (+26)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -2h 31' -1h 34' -0h 17' +1h 05' +2h 14' +2h 49' +2h 34' +1h 34' +0h 14' -1h 07' -2h 16' -2h 49'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -43.8 -41.9 -24.9 -1.7 +15 +21.5 +15.7 -1 -23.7 -41.5 -43.7 -44.2   -17.9

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