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Rasht vs Shirakawa Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Rasht, Iran and Shirakawa, Japan is approximately 7,666 km or 4,764 mi.
  • To reach Rasht in this distance one would set out from Shirakawa bearing 301.6° or WNW and follow the great circles arc to approach Rasht bearing 238.7° or WSW .
  • Rasht has a Mediterranean hot climate (Csa) whereas Shirakawa has a humid subtropical climate (Cfa).
  • Rasht is in or near the subtropical moist forest biome whereas Shirakawa is in or near the cool temperate wet forest biome.
  • The annual mean temperature is 5.2 °C (9.4°F) warmer.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 4 °C (7.2°F) less in Rasht. The continentality subtype is semicontinental as opposed to subcontinental.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 57.9 mm (2.3 in) more which is equivalent to 57.9 l/m² (1.42 US gal/ft²) or 579,000 l/ha (61,899 US gal/ac) more. About 1 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 0.2° lower in Rasht than in Shirakawa.
  • Relative humidity levels are 7.5% higher.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 6.3°C (11.4°F) higher.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) +7 (+12) +7 (+12) +6 (+11) +5 (+9) +5 (+9) +6 (+10) +4 (+8) +2 (+4) +4 (+6) +5 (+9) +6 (+11) +7 (+12) +5 (+9)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +119 (+5) +76 (+3) +44 (+2) -38 (-1) -59 (-2) -139 (-5) -123 (-5) -127 (-5) -49 (-2) +114 (+4) +107 (+4) +133 (+5) +58 (+2)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -0h 00' -0h 00' -0h 00' +0h 00' +0h 00' +0h 01' +0h 00' +0h 00' +0h 00' -0h 00' -0h 00' -0h 01'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -0.1 -0.1 -0.1 -0.1 -0.1 -0.2 -0.2 -0.2 -0.3 -0.3 -0.2 -0.2   -0.2
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) +16 +18 +19 +14 +8 -6 -10 -5 +0 +9 +12 +15   +7.5
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) +9 (+16) +9.1 (+16) +8.9 (+16) +7.4 (+13) +6.5 (+12) +4.3 (+8) +2.1 (+4) +1.2 (+2) +3.5 (+6) +6.5 (+12) +8.1 (+15) +9.1 (+16) +6.3 (+11)

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