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Tsuruga vs Puntarenas Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Tsuruga, Japan and Puntarenas, Costa Rica is approximately 13,373 km or 8,310 mi.
  • To reach Tsuruga in this distance one would set out from Puntarenas bearing 322° or NW and follow the great circles arc to approach Tsuruga bearing 228.3° or SW .
  • Tsuruga has a humid subtropical climate (Cfa) whereas Puntarenas has a tropical wet and dry/ savanna climate with dry winters (Aw).
  • Tsuruga is in or near the cool temperate wet forest biome whereas Puntarenas is in or near the tropical dry forest biome.
  • The mean annual temperature is 12.3 °C (22.1°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 20.8 °C (37.4°F) more in Tsuruga. The continentality subtype is subcontinental as opposed to extremely hyperoceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 815.4 mm (32.1 in) more which is equivalent to 815.4 l/m² (20.01 US gal/ft²) or 8,154,000 l/ha (871,717 US gal/ac) more. About 1 1/2 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 19.3° lower in Tsuruga than in Puntarenas.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -23 (-41) -24 (-43) -21 (-39) -16 (-28) -10 (-18) -6 (-10) -1 (-2) +1 (+1) -4 (-6) -10 (-17) -15 (-26) -20 (-35) -12 (-22)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +306 (+12) +205 (+8) +162 (+6) +117 (+5) -49 (-2) -15 (-1) +39 (+2) -104 (-4) -91 (-4) -100 (-4) +74 (+3) +272 (+11) +815 (+32)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -1h 36' -0h 59' -0h 10' +0h 41' +1h 25' +1h 47' +1h 37' +0h 59' +0h 09' -0h 42' -1h 26' -1h 47'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day () -25.7 -25.8 -25.8 -21.7 -5.2 +1.3 -4.7 -21.4 -25.3 -25.2 -25.4 -25.7   -19.3

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