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Yakushima vs Puttalam Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Yakushima, Japan and Puttalam, Sri Lanka is approximately 5,826 km or 3,621 mi.
  • To reach Yakushima in this distance one would set out from Puttalam bearing 57.6° or ENE and follow the great circles arc to approach Yakushima bearing 75.7° or ENE .
  • Yakushima has a humid subtropical climate (Cfa) whereas Puttalam has a tropical wet and dry/ savanna climate with dry summers (As).
  • The annual average temperature is 8.7 °C (15.6°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 12.7 °C (22.9°F) more in Yakushima. The continentality subtype is truly oceanic as opposed to truly hyperoceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 3095.7 mm (121.9 in) more which is equivalent to 3095.7 l/m² (75.98 US gal/ft²) or 30,957,000 l/ha (3,309,509 US gal/ac) more. About 3 3/5 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 14.4° lower in Yakushima than in Puttalam.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) -17 (-30) -18 (-32) -16 (-29) -12 (-22) -9 (-15) -5 (-9) -1 (-2) -1 (-2) -4 (-6) -7 (-12) -10 (-18) -14 (-25) -10 (-17)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -15 (-27) -15 (-27) -14 (-25) -11 (-20) -9 (-15) -5 (-9) -2 (-3) -2 (-3) -3 (-6) -6 (-11) -9 (-17) -13 (-23) -9 (-16)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) -13 (-23) -13 (-23) -12 (-22) -10 (-18) -9 (-15) -6 (-10) -2 (-4) -2 (-3) -3 (-5) -5 (-10) -8 (-15) -12 (-22) -8 (-14)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +165 (+6) +265 (+10) +399 (+16) +274 (+11) +410 (+16) +583 (+23) +261 (+10) +224 (+9) +330 (+13) +50 (+2) +47 (+2) +90 (+4) +3096 (+122)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -1h 18' -0h 49' -0h 08' +0h 33' +1h 09' +1h 28' +1h 19' +0h 49' +0h 07' -0h 35' -1h 10' -1h 28'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -22.3 -22.2 -22.3 -14.8 +1.9 +8.4 +2.5 -14 -22.2 -22.1 -22.3 -22.3   -14.4

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