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Oshima vs Ruakura Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Oshima, Japan and Ruakura, New Zealand is approximately 8,876 km or 5,516 mi.
  • To reach Oshima in this distance one would set out from Ruakura bearing 330.7° or NNW and follow the great circles arc to approach Oshima bearing 331.9° or NNW .
  • Oshima has a humid subtropical climate (Cfa) whereas Ruakura has a marine west coast climate (Cfb).
  • The mean annual temperature is 1.2 °C (2.2°F) warmer.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 8.6 °C (15.5°F) more in Oshima. The continentality subtype is semicontinental as opposed to barely hyperoceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 1633.3 mm (64.3 in) more which is equivalent to 1633.3 l/m (40.09 US gal/ft) or 16,333,000 l/ha (1,746,106 US gal/ac) more. About 2 1/3 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 3.7° higher in Oshima than in Ruakura.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -12 (-22) -13 (-23) -9 (-16) -2 (-3) +5 (+10) +10 (+19) +14 (+26) +15 (+26) +10 (+18) +4 (+7) -2 (-3) -8 (-14) +1 (+2)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +30 (+1) +72 (+3) +164 (+6) +156 (+6) +169 (+7) +244 (+10) +90 (+4) +103 (+4) +226 (+9) +264 (+10) +107 (+4) +8 (+0) +1633 (+64)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -4h 20' -2h 41' -0h 29' +1h 51' +3h 50' +4h 51' +4h 24' +2h 42' +0h 25' -1h 55' -3h 53' -4h 51'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day () -36.7 -18.2 +3.3 +26.6 +43.3 +49.9 +44 +27.4 +4.6 -18.1 -36.5 -43.9   +3.7

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