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Sapporo vs Hiroshima Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Sapporo, Japan and Hiroshima, Japan is approximately 1,231 km or 765 mi.
  • To reach Sapporo in this distance one would set out from Hiroshima bearing 35.9° or NE and follow the great circles arc to approach Sapporo bearing 41.5° or NE .
  • Sapporo has a warm summer continental/ hemiboreal climate with no dry season (Dfb) whereas Hiroshima has a humid subtropical climate (Cfa).
  • Both are in or near the cool temperate wet forest biome.
  • The annual mean temperature is 6.8 °C (12.2°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 3.4 °C (6.1°F) more in Sapporo. The continentality subtype is subcontinental for both.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 424.7 mm (16.7 in) less which is equivalent to 424.7 l/m² (10.42 US gal/ft²) or 4,247,000 l/ha (454,032 US gal/ac) less. About 5/7 as much.
  • There are 345 fewer hours of sunlight per year in Sapporo. In whichever way circa 0h 56' less per day or about 6/7 as many.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 8.7° lower in Sapporo than in Hiroshima.
  • Relative humidity levels are 1.3% lower.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 6.6°C (11.8°F) lower.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) -9 (-17) -10 (-17) -9 (-16) -7 (-13) -5 (-9) -4 (-7) -5 (-8) -5 (-9) -5 (-10) -6 (-11) -8 (-15) -9 (-17) -7 (-12)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -9 (-15) -9 (-15) -8 (-14) -7 (-13) -6 (-10) -5 (-10) -6 (-10) -5 (-9) -6 (-10) -6 (-11) -7 (-13) -8 (-14) -7 (-12)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) -9 (-16) -9 (-16) -7 (-13) -7 (-12) -6 (-11) -6 (-11) -6 (-11) -5 (-10) -6 (-11) -7 (-12) -7 (-12) -7 (-13) -7 (-12)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +63 (+2) +35 (+1) -27 (-1) -102 (-4) -99 (-4) -206 (-8) -177 (-7) +25 (+1) -38 (-1) +13 (+1) +26 (+1) +61 (+2) -425 (-17)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) +9 (+29) +6 (+21) +2 (+6) 0 ( 0) -3 ( -10) -3 ( -10) -4 ( -13) +2 (+6) -1 ( -3) +6 (+19) +8 (+27) +10 (+32)   +32 (+9)
sunshine iconAverage Sunlight Hours/ Day -1h 30' -1h 27' -0h 58' -0h 12' -0h 17' +0h 28' -0h 40' -1h 30' -0h 10' -0h 46' -2h 10' -2h 03'   -0h 56'
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -0h 46' -0h 27' -0h 05' +0h 19' +0h 40' +0h 51' +0h 46' +0h 28' +0h 04' -0h 19' -0h 41' -0h 51'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -8.6 -8.7 -8.6 -8.7 -8.6 -8.6 -8.6 -8.7 -8.6 -8.6 -8.6 -8.7   -8.7
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) +3 +2 +2 -5 -4 -3 -2 +1 -2 -3 -4 +0   -1.3
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) -7.4 (-13) -7.4 (-13) -6.5 (-12) -7.7 (-14) -6.4 (-12) -5.7 (-10) -5.8 (-10) -4.8 (-9) -5.8 (-10) -6.6 (-12) -7.5 (-14) -7.1 (-13) -6.6 (-12)

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