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Zugspitze vs Otaru Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Zugspitze, Germany and Otaru, Japan is approximately 8,812 km or 5,476 mi.
  • To reach Zugspitze in this distance one would set out from Otaru bearing 328.2° or NNW and follow the great circles arc to approach Zugspitze bearing 214.6° or SW .
  • Zugspitze has a tundra climate (ET) whereas Otaru has a warm summer continental/ hemiboreal climate with no dry season (Dfb).
  • Zugspitze is in or near the boreal wet forest biome whereas Otaru is in or near the cool temperate wet forest biome.
  • The average temperature is 13.1 °C (23.6°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 11.6 °C (20.9°F) less in Zugspitze. The continentality subtype is truly oceanic as opposed to subcontinental.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 778.3 mm (30.6 in) more which is equivalent to 778.3 l/m² (19.1 US gal/ft²) or 7,783,000 l/ha (832,054 US gal/ac) more. About 1 5/8 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 4.2° lower in Zugspitze than in Otaru.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) -8 (-14) -8 (-15) -11 (-20) -15 (-27) -17 (-30) -17 (-31) -19 (-33) -20 (-37) -18 (-33) -15 (-27) -13 (-23) -9 (-16) -14 (-25)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -8 (-14) -8 (-14) -10 (-19) -14 (-25) -15 (-26) -16 (-28) -17 (-31) -19 (-35) -17 (-30) -13 (-24) -12 (-21) -9 (-16) -13 (-24)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) -7 (-13) -7 (-13) -10 (-17) -12 (-22) -13 (-23) -14 (-26) -16 (-30) -18 (-33) -15 (-28) -11 (-21) -11 (-19) -9 (-15) -12 (-22)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +57 (+2) +53 (+2) +105 (+4) +138 (+5) +114 (+4) +127 (+5) +108 (+4) +45 (+2) -18 (-1) -32 (-1) +26 (+1) +56 (+2) +778 (+31)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -0h 28' -0h 16' -0h 03' +0h 11' +0h 24' +0h 32' +0h 28' +0h 17' +0h 02' -0h 12' -0h 25' -0h 32'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -4.2 -4.1 -4.1 -4.1 -4.2 -4.3 -4.3 -4.4 -4.4 -4.4 -4.3 -4.2   -4.2

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