Kuchinotsu, Nagasaki

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Kuchinotsu (口之津町, Kuchinotsu-chō) was a town located in Minamitakaki District, Nagasaki Prefecture, Japan.

As of 2003, the town had an estimated population of 6,450 and a density of 646.29 persons per km². The total area was 9.98 km².

On March 31, 2006, Kuchinotsu, along with the towns of Arie, Fukae, Futsu, Kazusa, Kitaarima, Minamiarima and Nishiarie (all from Minamitakaki District), was merged to create the city of Minamishimabara.

History[edit]

An Imperial decree in July 1899 established Kuchinotsu as an open port for trading with the United States and the United Kingdom.[1]

Climate[edit]

Climate data for Kuchinotsu (1991−2020 normals, extremes 1976−present)
Month Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Year
Record high °C (°F) 21.0
(69.8)
21.8
(71.2)
24.7
(76.5)
28.2
(82.8)
31.4
(88.5)
36.9
(98.4)
37.0
(98.6)
38.8
(101.8)
35.7
(96.3)
32.8
(91.0)
26.4
(79.5)
24.4
(75.9)
38.8
(101.8)
Average high °C (°F) 10.9
(51.6)
12.2
(54.0)
15.5
(59.9)
20.1
(68.2)
24.2
(75.6)
26.9
(80.4)
30.7
(87.3)
32.3
(90.1)
29.3
(84.7)
24.5
(76.1)
18.8
(65.8)
13.3
(55.9)
21.6
(70.8)
Daily mean °C (°F) 7.2
(45.0)
8.0
(46.4)
11.1
(52.0)
15.4
(59.7)
19.5
(67.1)
22.9
(73.2)
26.8
(80.2)
27.9
(82.2)
24.9
(76.8)
19.8
(67.6)
14.4
(57.9)
9.3
(48.7)
17.3
(63.1)
Average low °C (°F) 3.2
(37.8)
3.7
(38.7)
6.6
(43.9)
10.9
(51.6)
15.4
(59.7)
19.8
(67.6)
23.9
(75.0)
24.6
(76.3)
21.3
(70.3)
15.7
(60.3)
10.3
(50.5)
5.2
(41.4)
13.4
(56.1)
Record low °C (°F) −6.2
(20.8)
−5.2
(22.6)
−3.1
(26.4)
0.6
(33.1)
7.8
(46.0)
12.1
(53.8)
17.4
(63.3)
18.5
(65.3)
11.8
(53.2)
5.1
(41.2)
0.7
(33.3)
−3.0
(26.6)
−6.2
(20.8)
Average precipitation mm (inches) 60.9
(2.40)
79.0
(3.11)
114.8
(4.52)
132.6
(5.22)
151.6
(5.97)
366.9
(14.44)
304.6
(11.99)
180.7
(7.11)
175.1
(6.89)
88.8
(3.50)
89.6
(3.53)
69.3
(2.73)
1,813.9
(71.41)
Average precipitation days (≥ 1.0 mm) 7.7 8.4 10.3 9.7 9.1 14.0 10.4 9.1 9.1 6.7 8.4 7.8 110.7
Mean monthly sunshine hours 133.4 147.8 178.9 191.5 199.4 134.5 195.2 232.7 188.9 194.2 157.7 142.5 2,099.6
Source: JMA[2][3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ US Department of State. (1906). A digest of international law as embodied in diplomatic discussions, treaties and other international agreements (John Bassett Moore, ed.), Vol. 5, p. 759.
  2. ^ 観測史上1~10位の値(年間を通じての値). JMA. Retrieved February 27, 2022.
  3. ^ 気象庁 / 平年値(年・月ごとの値). JMA. Retrieved February 27, 2022.

External links[edit]

Coordinates: 32°36′N 130°11′E / 32.600°N 130.183°E / 32.600; 130.183