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Van vs Tsuruga Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Van, Turkey and Tsuruga, Japan is approximately 7,848 km or 4,877 mi.
  • To reach Van in this distance one would set out from Tsuruga bearing 304° or NW and follow the great circles arc to approach Van bearing 239.4° or WSW .
  • Van has a warm, dry summer continental/ hemiboreal climate (Dsb) whereas Tsuruga has a humid subtropical climate (Cfa).
  • Van is in or near the cool temperate steppe biome whereas Tsuruga is in or near the cool temperate wet forest biome.
  • The average temperature is 6.1 °C (11°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 3 °C (5.4°F) more in Van. The continentality subtype is subcontinental for both.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 2033.8 mm (80.1 in) less which is equivalent to 2033.8 l/m² (49.91 US gal/ft²) or 20,338,000 l/ha (2,174,267 US gal/ac) less. About 1/6 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 2.8° lower in Van than in Tsuruga.
  • Relative humidity levels are 12.1% lower.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 8.8°C (15.8°F) lower.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) -6 (-10) -5 (-9) -4 (-8) -5 (-8) -4 (-7) -2 (-3) -1 (-3) -3 (-6) -3 (-5) -4 (-8) -6 (-11) -6 (-11) -4 (-7)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -8 (-15) -7 (-13) -6 (-10) -6 (-10) -5 (-9) -4 (-7) -4 (-6) -6 (-10) -6 (-11) -7 (-12) -8 (-14) -8 (-14) -6 (-11)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) -9 (-17) -9 (-15) -6 (-11) -6 (-11) -7 (-12) -8 (-14) -8 (-15) -10 (-18) -9 (-16) -8 (-14) -8 (-14) -8 (-15) -8 (-14)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -277 (-11) -173 (-7) -126 (-5) -92 (-4) -97 (-4) -195 (-8) -216 (-9) -124 (-5) -207 (-8) -109 (-4) -148 (-6) -270 (-11) -2034 (-80)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -0h 14' -0h 08' -0h 01' +0h 05' +0h 12' +0h 15' +0h 14' +0h 08' +0h 01' -0h 06' -0h 12' -0h 15'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day () -2.8 -2.7 -2.7 -2.8 -2.8 -2.8 -2.9 -2.9 -2.9 -2.9 -2.9 -2.8   -2.8
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) -2 +0 +4 +1 -9 -24 -32 -33 -33 -12 -3 -3   -12.2
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature C & (F) -7.8 (-14) -6.8 (-12) -4.4 (-8) -5.1 (-9) -6.7 (-12) -9.3 (-17) -11.8 (-21) -14.6 (-26) -14.1 (-25) -9 (-16) -7.9 (-14) -7.5 (-14) -8.8 (-16)

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