Tadotsu, Kagawa

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Tadotsu
多度津町
Town
Flag of Tadotsu
Flag
Official seal of Tadotsu
Chapter
Location of Tadotsu in Kagawa Prefecture
Location of Tadotsu in Kagawa Prefecture
Tadotsu is located in Japan
Tadotsu
Tadotsu
Location in Japan
Coordinates: 34°16′N 133°45′E / 34.267°N 133.750°E / 34.267; 133.750Coordinates: 34°16′N 133°45′E / 34.267°N 133.750°E / 34.267; 133.750
Country Japan
Region Shikoku
Prefecture Kagawa Prefecture
District Nakatado
Area
 • Total 24.38 km2 (9.41 sq mi)
Population (May 1, 2017)
 • Total 23,618
 • Density 970/km2 (2,500/sq mi)
Time zone Japan Standard Time (UTC+9)
Website www.town.tadotsu.kagawa.jp

Tadotsu (多度津町?, Tadotsu-chō) is a town located in Nakatado District, Kagawa Prefecture, Japan.

As of May 2017, the town has an estimated population of 23,618 and a density of 970 persons per km².[1] The total area is 24.38 km².[2]

Tadotsu station is a JR Shikoku station that serves as the intersections of the Dosan Line and Yosan Lines.

Tadotsu is where Shorinji Kempo (少林寺拳法) was founded in 1947 by Doshin So. Doryuji temple, one of 88 temples on Shikoku Island, is located in Tadotsu. It is assigned as temple number 77.

Climate[edit]

Tadotsu has a humid subtropical climate (Köppen climate classification Cfa) with very warm summers and cool winters. Some precipitation falls throughout the year, but the months from April through October have heavier rain.

Climate data for Tadotsu, Kagawa
Month Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Year
Average high °C (°F) 8.8
(47.8)
9.1
(48.4)
12.3
(54.1)
18.1
(64.6)
22.4
(72.3)
25.7
(78.3)
30.1
(86.2)
31.8
(89.2)
27.7
(81.9)
22.1
(71.8)
16.7
(62.1)
11.6
(52.9)
19.7
(67.47)
Daily mean °C (°F) 5.5
(41.9)
5.5
(41.9)
8.2
(46.8)
13.4
(56.1)
17.9
(64.2)
21.8
(71.2)
26.2
(79.2)
27.6
(81.7)
23.8
(74.8)
17.9
(64.2)
12.7
(54.9)
7.9
(46.2)
15.7
(60.26)
Average low °C (°F) 2.0
(35.6)
2.0
(35.6)
4.0
(39.2)
9.3
(48.7)
13.9
(57)
18.6
(65.5)
23.2
(73.8)
24.2
(75.6)
20.2
(68.4)
13.8
(56.8)
8.6
(47.5)
4.0
(39.2)
11.98
(53.58)
Average precipitation mm (inches) 39.9
(1.571)
48.2
(1.898)
72.9
(2.87)
104.3
(4.106)
110.5
(4.35)
169.3
(6.665)
125.7
(4.949)
92.6
(3.646)
180.2
(7.094)
96.3
(3.791)
62.2
(2.449)
30.2
(1.189)
1,132.3
(44.578)
Average snowfall cm (inches) 1
(0.4)
2
(0.8)
1
(0.4)
0
(0)
0
(0)
0
(0)
0
(0)
0
(0)
0
(0)
0
(0)
0
(0)
0
(0)
4
(1.6)
Average relative humidity (%) 64 66 67 70 73 77 78 74 74 71 70 66 70.8
Mean monthly sunshine hours 139.8 139.7 180.3 184.9 206.4 166.1 204.9 233.6 164.0 170.0 146.6 137.9 2,074.2
Source: NOAA (1961-1990)[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Population of Tadotsu Town" (PDF) (in Japanese). Japan: Tadotsu Town. Retrieved 10 May 2017. 
  2. ^ "Outline of Tadotsu Town" (in Japanese). Japan: Tadotsu Town. Retrieved 10 May 2017. 
  3. ^ "Tadotsu Climate Normals 1961-1990". National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration. Retrieved January 6, 2013. 

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