Ōmu, Hokkaido

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Ōmu

雄武町
Town
Aerial view of Ōmu (at bottom edge of picture) with Esashi in the distance
Aerial view of Ōmu (at bottom edge of picture) with Esashi in the distance
Flag of Ōmu
Flag
Official seal of Ōmu
Emblem
Location of Ōmu in Hokkaido (Okhotsk Subprefecture)
Location of Ōmu in Hokkaido (Okhotsk Subprefecture)
Ōmu is located in Japan
Ōmu
Ōmu
Location in Japan
Coordinates: 44°35′N 142°58′E / 44.583°N 142.967°E / 44.583; 142.967Coordinates: 44°35′N 142°58′E / 44.583°N 142.967°E / 44.583; 142.967
CountryJapan
RegionHokkaido
PrefectureHokkaido (Okhotsk Subprefecture)
DistrictMonbetsu
Area
 • Total637.03 km2 (245.96 sq mi)
Population
 (September 30, 2016)
 • Total4,596
 • Density7.2/km2 (19/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+9 (JST)
Websitewww.town.oumu.hokkaido.jp

Ōmu (雄武町, Ōmu-chō) is a town located in Okhotsk Subprefecture, Hokkaido, Japan.

As of September 2016, the town has an estimated population of 4,596 and a population density of 7.2 persons per km². The total area is 637.03 km².[citation needed]

Climate[edit]

Omu has a humid continental climate (Köppen climate classification Dfb) with warm summers and cold winters. Precipitation is significant throughout the year, but is heaviest from August to October.

Climate data for Omu
Month Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Year
Average high °C (°F) −3.7
(25.3)
−3.8
(25.2)
0.6
(33.1)
8.0
(46.4)
13.6
(56.5)
15.7
(60.3)
19.7
(67.5)
22.0
(71.6)
19.5
(67.1)
13.8
(56.8)
5.9
(42.6)
−0.1
(31.8)
9.3
(48.7)
Daily mean °C (°F) −7.2
(19.0)
−7.9
(17.8)
−3.1
(26.4)
3.8
(38.8)
8.8
(47.8)
11.8
(53.2)
16.1
(61.0)
18.4
(65.1)
14.9
(58.8)
9.0
(48.2)
2.1
(35.8)
−3.3
(26.1)
5.3
(41.5)
Average low °C (°F) −12.0
(10.4)
−13.1
(8.4)
−7.8
(18.0)
−0.7
(30.7)
3.7
(38.7)
7.7
(45.9)
12.5
(54.5)
14.7
(58.5)
10.2
(50.4)
3.9
(39.0)
−2.1
(28.2)
−7.5
(18.5)
0.8
(33.4)
Average precipitation mm (inches) 54.6
(2.15)
37.5
(1.48)
47.8
(1.88)
47.4
(1.87)
68.0
(2.68)
74.6
(2.94)
87.8
(3.46)
132.6
(5.22)
122.9
(4.84)
103.2
(4.06)
71.8
(2.83)
53.0
(2.09)
901.2
(35.5)
Average snowfall cm (inches) 97
(38)
63
(25)
51
(20)
16
(6.3)
2
(0.8)
0
(0)
0
(0)
0
(0)
0
(0)
1
(0.4)
26
(10)
64
(25)
320
(125.5)
Average relative humidity (%) 78 78 76 70 74 85 87 85 79 74 75 77 78
Mean monthly sunshine hours 99.9 129.4 170.6 181.9 188.8 159.7 153.7 145.3 171.8 158.4 105.8 94.6 1,759.9
Source: NOAA (1961-1990)[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Omu Climate Normals 1961-1990". National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration. Retrieved December 29, 2012.

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