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Sapporo vs Grand Rapids, Michigan Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Sapporo, Japan and Grand Rapids, Michigan, Usa is approximately 9,379 km or 5,828 mi.
  • To reach Sapporo in this distance one would set out from Grand Rapids, Michigan bearing 327.6° or NNW and follow the great circles arc to approach Sapporo bearing 212.5° or SSW .
  • Sapporo has a warm summer continental/ hemiboreal climate with no dry season (Dfb) whereas Grand Rapids, Michigan has a hot summer continental climate with no dry season (Dfa).
  • Sapporo is in or near the cool temperate wet forest biome whereas Grand Rapids, Michigan is in or near the cool temperate moist forest biome.
  • The annual average temperature is 0.3 °C (0.5°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 1.4 °C (2.5°F) less in Sapporo. The continentality subtype is subcontinental for both.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 214.1 mm (8.4 in) more which is equivalent to 214.1 l/m² (5.25 US gal/ft²) or 2,141,000 l/ha (228,887 US gal/ac) more. About 1 1/4 as much.
  • There are 406 fewer hours of sunlight per year in Sapporo. In whichever way circa 1h 06' less per day or about 5/6 as many.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 0.2° lower in Sapporo than in Grand Rapids, Michigan.
  • Relative humidity levels are 10.6% higher.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 2.3°C (4.2°F) higher.

Climate Comparison Table

The table shows values for Sapporo relative to Grand Rapids, Michigan. You can also view this comparison the other way around from the perspective of Grand Rapids, Michigan vs Sapporo.

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) +1 (+1) +0 (-1) -3 (-5) -3 (-5) -3 (-6) -5 (-8) -3 (-6) +-1 (-1) +0 (-1) +0 (+1) +0 (+1) +1 (+2) -1 (-2)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) +1 (+2) +1 (+1) -1 (-2) -1 (-3) -2 (-4) -3 (-6) -2 (-3) +1 (+2) +1 (+2) +1 (+2) +1 (+2) +1 (+2) 0 (0)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) +1 (+2) +1 (+2) 0 (0) +0 (+1) 0 (0) -1 (-2) +1 (+1) +4 (+6) +3 (+5) +2 (+4) +2 (+3) +1 (+3) +1 (+2)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +61 (+2) +58 (+2) +15 (+1) -23 (-1) -25 (-1) -27 (-1) -12 (0) +51 (+2) +30 (+1) +44 (+2) +14 (+1) +28 (+1) +214 (+8)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) +2 (+6) +2 (+7) -1 ( -3) -2 ( -7) -5 ( -16) -1 ( -3) +1 (+3) +1 (+3) +1 (+3) +2 (+6) +1 (+3) +1 (+3)   +2 (+1)
sunshine iconAverage Sunlight Hours/ Day +0h 38' -0h 06' -0h 40' +0h 08' -2h 00' -3h 28' -4h 30' -2h 46' -1h 38' -0h 32' +1h 00' +0h 42'   -1h 06'
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -0h 01' -0h 00' -0h 00' +0h 00' +0h 00' +0h 01' +0h 01' +0h 00' +0h 00' -0h 00' -0h 00' -0h 01'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -0.3 -0.5 -0.4 -0.4 -0.3 -0.2 -0.1 +0 +0.1 +0 -0.1 -0.2   -0.2
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) -4 +0 +6 +10 +14 +21 +28 +26 +19 +13 -1 -4   +10.7
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) +0.5 (+1) +0.6 (+1) +0 (+0) +0.9 (+2) +1.3 (+2) +1.8 (+3) +5.1 (+9) +7.1 (+13) +5.4 (+10) +3.9 (+7) +0.6 (+1) +0.6 (+1) +2.3 (+4)

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