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Yakushima vs Wake Island Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Yakushima, Japan and Wake Island, Usa is approximately 3,820 km or 2,374 mi.
  • To reach Yakushima in this distance one would set out from Wake Island bearing 295.9° or WNW and follow the great circles arc to approach Yakushima bearing 280.3° or W .
  • Yakushima has a humid subtropical climate (Cfa) whereas Wake Island has a tropical wet and dry/ savanna climate with dry winters (Aw).
  • The annual mean temperature is 7.8 °C (14°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 3384.3 mm (133.2 in) more which is equivalent to 3384.3 l/m² (83.06 US gal/ft²) or 33,843,000 l/ha (3,618,041 US gal/ac) more. About 4 3/4 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 9.9° lower in Yakushima than in Wake Island.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) -14 (-26) -13 (-24) -11 (-20) -8 (-14) -6 (-11) -4 (-8) -1 (-2) -1 (-2) -3 (-5) -6 (-12) -9 (-17) -13 (-23) -8 (-14)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -14 (-26) -13 (-24) -11 (-21) -8 (-15) -6 (-12) -4 (-8) -2 (-3) -1 (-2) -3 (-6) -6 (-11) -10 (-17) -13 (-23) -8 (-14)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) -15 (-26) -14 (-24) -12 (-21) -9 (-16) -7 (-12) -4 (-7) -2 (-3) -1 (-2) -3 (-6) -6 (-12) -10 (-18) -13 (-24) -8 (-14)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +191 (+8) +264 (+10) +408 (+16) +386 (+15) +460 (+18) +567 (+22) +175 (+7) +83 (+3) +265 (+10) +178 (+7) +225 (+9) +183 (+7) +3384 (+133)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -0h 42' -0h 26' -0h 04' +0h 17' +0h 37' +0h 47' +0h 42' +0h 26' +0h 04' -0h 18' -0h 37' -0h 47'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day () -11.1 -11 -11.1 -11.1 -9.1 -2.8 -8.1 -11.1 -11.1 -11.1 -11.1 -11.1   -9.9

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