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Yakushima vs King George Island, South Shetland Islands Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Yakushima, Japan and King George Island, South Shetland Islands, Antarctica is approximately 16,411 km or 10,198 mi.
  • To reach Yakushima in this distance one would set out from King George Island, South Shetland Islands bearing 195.7° or SSW and follow the great circles arc to approach Yakushima bearing 351.6° or N .
  • Yakushima has a humid subtropical climate (Cfa) whereas King George Island, South Shetland Islands has a tundra climate (ET).
  • The mean annual temperature is 21.4 °C (38.5°F) warmer.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 7.6 °C (13.7°F) more in Yakushima. The continentality subtype is truly oceanic as opposed to barely hyperoceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 3493.5 mm (137.5 in) more which is equivalent to 3493.5 l/m (85.74 US gal/ft) or 34,935,000 l/ha (3,734,783 US gal/ac) more. About 5 3/8 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 32.4° higher in Yakushima than in King George Island, South Shetland Islands.
  • Relative humidity levels are 10.4% lower.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 18.8°C (33.8°F) higher.

Climate Comparison Table

The table shows values for Yakushima relative to King George Island, South Shetland Islands. You can also view this comparison the other way around from the perspective of King George Island, South Shetland Islands vs Yakushima.

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) +10 (+17) +10 (+18) +14 (+25) +20 (+35) +25 (+44) +29 (+53) +32 (+58) +34 (+60) +30 (+53) +24 (+43) +19 (+33) +13 (+23) +21 (+39)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +181 (+7) +238 (+9) +376 (+15) +366 (+14) +434 (+17) +565 (+22) +221 (+9) +180 (+7) +319 (+13) +211 (+8) +228 (+9) +176 (+7) +3494 (+138)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -7h 56' -4h 41' -0h 50' +3h 11' +6h 54' +9h 05' +8h 04' +4h 41' +0h 43' -3h 18' -6h 59' -9h 06'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day () -8 +10.7 +32.2 +55.5 +72 +78.4 +72.5 +55.9 +33 +10.2 -8.1 -15.1   +32.4
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) -15 -16 -15 -12 -8 -2 -4 -4 -6 -12 -14 -17   -10.4
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature C & (F) +6.2 (+11) +6.8 (+12) +10.4 (+19) +16.6 (+30) +22.2 (+40) +28.1 (+51) +30.6 (+55) +32 (+58) +27.6 (+50) +20.9 (+38) +15.1 (+27) +8.8 (+16) +18.8 (+34)

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