Shikokuchuo, Japan

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Founded: 2004 Population: 92,486 Time Zone: +9
Latitude: 33.981 N Longitude: 133.549 E Altitude: 76 ft
Average High: 67.89 Average Low: 52.4 Annual Precipitation: 40.06




 

Shikokuchuo, Japan, is located in the Ehime Prefecture, on the west coast of the island of Shikoku. Shikokuchuo was incorporated on April 1, 2004 when the cities of Kawanoe, Iyomishima, the town of Doi and the village of Shingu merged to form one new city. The city has an active port facility, is a major center of industry and a leading producer of paper and paper products. The estimated population on May 31, 2011, was 92,486. The Doi Taiko (Japanese drum) Festival, is held on October 13 to 15 every year.

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History of Shikokuchuo, Japan.

  • 1337; Kawanoe Castle is built at the beginning of the Nanboku-cho period.
  • 1611; Kawanoe Castle is torn down.
  • Abt. 1750; Paper making begins in the region.
  • 1984; Kawanoe City began a project to rebuild Kawanoe Castle.
  • 2004, April 1; The cities of Kawanoe, Iyomishima, the town of Doi and the village of Shingu merged to form Shikokuchuo.
  • 2010; The movie Shodo Girls is filmed in Shikokuchuo.


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History of Japan [2] [3]




1000 - 1499

1500 - 1700
1700 - 1899
1900 - 2007
  • 1902, January 30: Japan signs the Anglo-Japanese Alliance. The alliance was renewed and extended in scope in 1905 and 1911, before its demise in 1921. It was officially terminated in 1923.



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    Shikokuchuo, Japan Weather Information



    Monthly average highs and low temperatures and the average amount of precipitation for Shikokuchuo, Japan.
    Data from Takamatsu weather station: 10 miles (11.0 km) away from Takamatsu Airport.




    Month Jan. Feb. March April May June July Aug. Sep. Oct. Nov. Dec. Annual
    Avg. High 48.2 ° 49.3 ° 55.4 ° 65.5 ° 73.6 ° 79.5 ° 85.6 ° 88.7 ° 81.14 ° 71.6 ° 62.4 ° 53.4 ° 67.89 °
    Avg. Low 33.3 ° 33.6 ° 37.9 ° 47.1 ° 55.6 ° 64.9 ° 73.4 ° 74.1 ° 67.1 ° 55 ° 45.5 ° 37 ° 52.4 °
    Mean 40.75 ° 41.45 ° 46.65 ° 56.3 ° 64.6 ° 72.2 ° 79.5 ° 81.4 ° 74.3 ° 63.3 ° 53.95 ° 45.2 ° 59.97 °
    Avg. Prec. 1.65 in 2.01 in 3.31 in 3.62 in 4.45 in 6.54 in 6.61 in 3.38 in 6.69 in 4.02 in 2.33 in 1.45 in 40.06 in




    The warmest month of the year is August with an average maximum temperature of 88.7° Fahrenheit, while the coldest month of the year is January with an average minimum temperature of 33.3° Fahrenheit.


    Temperature variations between night and day tend to be moderate with an average difference of 15.85° Fahrenheit.


    The wettest month of the year is September with an average rainfall of 6.69 inches, the driest month of the year is January with an average rainfall of 1.65 inches. The total annual precipitation in Shikokuchuo is 40.06 inches.




    Climate Classification:

    The climate in Shikokuchuo, Japan, is classified as humid subtropical climate (Cfa) by the Köppen-Geiger system.

    Humid subtropical climate; coldest month averaging above 0 °C (32 °F) (or −3 °C (27 °F)), at least one month's average temperature above 22 °C (71.6 °F), and at least four months averaging above 10 °C (50 °F). No significant precipitation difference between seasons (neither abovementioned set of conditions fulfilled). No dry months in the summer. [Ref]




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    Historical Weather data





    Historical Weather data

    Japan Notable Severe Weather Events



    I am still doing research on the weather history of Japan



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    References

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    20. Wikipedia - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Shikokuchuo
    21. Mean rainfall - https://www.city.shikokuchuo.ehime.jp/modules/tinyd6/index.php?id=9
    22. weather stats - http://www.yr.no/place/Japan/Kagawa/Takamatsu_Airport/statistics.html
    23. Wikipedia - Slavery in Japan - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Slavery_in_Japan


    Last Update: March 17, 2019


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