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Kelowna, Bc vs Shirakawa Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Kelowna, Bc, Canada and Shirakawa, Japan is approximately 7,597 km or 4,721 mi.
  • To reach Kelowna, Bc in this distance one would set out from Shirakawa bearing 42.9° or NE and follow the great circles arc to approach Kelowna, Bc bearing 122.5° or ESE .
  • Kelowna, Bc has a warm summer continental/ hemiboreal climate with no dry season (Dfb) whereas Shirakawa has a humid subtropical climate (Cfa).
  • Kelowna, Bc is in or near the boreal moist forest biome whereas Shirakawa is in or near the cool temperate wet forest biome.
  • The mean annual temperature is 3.7 °C (6.7°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 0.2 °C (0.4°F) less in Kelowna, Bc. The continentality subtype is subcontinental for both.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 931.1 mm (36.7 in) less which is equivalent to 931.1 l/m² (22.85 US gal/ft²) or 9,311,000 l/ha (995,408 US gal/ac) less. About 2/7 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 12.8° lower in Kelowna, Bc than in Shirakawa.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) -5 (-9) -2 (-3) +1 (+2) 0 (0) -1 (-1) 1 (+3) 1 (+2) -1 (-2) -2 (-4) -4 (-8) -7 (-13) -7 (-13) -2 (-4)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -4 (-8) -2 (-3) +0 (+0) -2 (-3) -3 (-5) -2 (-3) -3 (-6) -5 (-9) -6 (-10) -6 (-10) -6 (-11) -6 (-10) -4 (-7)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) -4 (-7) -2 (-4) -1 (-2) -4 (-7) -5 (-8) -6 (-11) -9 (-15) -10 (-18) -10 (-18) -8 (-14) -5 (-10) -5 (-9) -6 (-10)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +2 (+0) -20 (-1) -46 (-2) -74 (-3) -75 (-3) -141 (-6) -129 (-5) -167 (-7) -155 (-6) -94 (-4) -35 (-1) +4 (+0) -931 (-37)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -1h 21' -0h 48' -0h 08' +0h 33' +1h 11' +1h 33' +1h 23' +0h 49' +0h 07' -0h 34' -1h 12' -1h 33'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -12.6 -12.6 -12.5 -12.6 -12.7 -12.8 -12.9 -13 -13.1 -13 -12.9 -12.8   -12.8

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