Kimobetsu, Hokkaido

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Kimobetsu
喜茂別町
Town
Kimobetsu Town hall
Kimobetsu Town hall
Location of Kimobetsu in Hokkaido (Shiribeshi Subprefecture)
Location of Kimobetsu in Hokkaido (Shiribeshi Subprefecture)
Kimobetsu is located in Japan
Kimobetsu
Kimobetsu
Location in Japan
Coordinates: 42°48′N 140°56′E / 42.800°N 140.933°E / 42.800; 140.933Coordinates: 42°48′N 140°56′E / 42.800°N 140.933°E / 42.800; 140.933
Country Japan
Region Hokkaido
Prefecture Hokkaido (Shiribeshi Subprefecture)
District Abuta
Area
 • Total 189.51 km2 (73.17 sq mi)
Population (2008)
 • Total 2,580
 • Density 14/km2 (35/sq mi)
Time zone Japan Standard Time (UTC+9)
Website Official website

Kimobetsu (喜茂別町 Kimobetsu-chō?) is a town located in Abuta District, Shiribeshi Subprefecture, Hokkaido, Japan.

As of 2008, the town has an estimated population of 2,580 and a population density of 14 persons per km². The total area is 189.51 km².

Climate[edit]

Climate data for Kimobetsu , Japan (1979~2000)
Month Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Year
Record high °C (°F) 7.1
(44.8)
7.4
(45.3)
13.1
(55.6)
23.8
(74.8)
27.6
(81.7)
29.4
(84.9)
33.0
(91.4)
33.4
(92.1)
28.2
(82.8)
23.5
(74.3)
18.3
(64.9)
11.3
(52.3)
33.4
(92.1)
Average high °C (°F) −3.3
(26.1)
−2.6
(27.3)
1.1
(34)
7.9
(46.2)
15.2
(59.4)
19.7
(67.5)
23.2
(73.8)
24.3
(75.7)
19.9
(67.8)
13.4
(56.1)
5.5
(41.9)
−0.6
(30.9)
10.3
(50.5)
Average low °C (°F) −13.6
(7.5)
−13.5
(7.7)
−9.0
(15.8)
−1.9
(28.6)
3.4
(38.1)
8.9
(48)
14.0
(57.2)
15.1
(59.2)
9.0
(48.2)
2.2
(36)
−3.0
(26.6)
−9.3
(15.3)
0.2
(32.4)
Record low °C (°F) −30.7
(−23.3)
−31.9
(−25.4)
−25.7
(−14.3)
−18.5
(−1.3)
−4.0
(24.8)
−1.6
(29.1)
2.4
(36.3)
4.9
(40.8)
−0.6
(30.9)
−7.3
(18.9)
−20.6
(−5.1)
−26.0
(−14.8)
−31.9
(−25.4)
Precipitation mm (inches) 87.7
(3.453)
68.4
(2.693)
64.1
(2.524)
68.0
(2.677)
79.9
(3.146)
49.2
(1.937)
96.3
(3.791)
151.5
(5.965)
141.2
(5.559)
123.1
(4.846)
119.8
(4.717)
99.4
(3.913)
1,161.2
(45.717)
Snowfall cm (inches) 290
(114.2)
233
(91.7)
184
(72.4)
64
(25.2)
1
(0.4)
0
(0)
0
(0)
0
(0)
0
(0)
3
(1.2)
117
(46.1)
275
(108.3)
1,176
(463)
Source #1: Japan Meteorological Agency[1]
Source #2: Japan Meteorological Agency[2]

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