Figures and description about annual climatic conditions of Japan and the world, and recent trends in greenhouse gas concentrations and ozone layer depletion The dataset is provided in document.
Urban area,about 25 km north-northwest of Tokyo,center of Kanto plane which is one of mostly populated area in Japan.
Cape Ochi-ishi is located at the base of the Nemuro Peninsula, which is located at the north-eastern edge of Hokkaido. The station is at the tip of the Cape. The prevailing wind is northwesterly in winter and from a broad east-south direction, northeasterly to southwesterly, in summer.
About 60 km northeast of Tokyo. The population of Tsukuba is 165,000, with vegetated, rice producing and urban areas located in (286.50 km2) and around the city.
Weather forecast for the public
Hateruma Island, a small elliptical island (area, 12.5 km2), is located at the southwestern end of the Japanese Archipelago, 220 km east of Taiwan. It is the southern-most inhabited island of Japan. The station is located at the eastern end of the island. The wind is mainly northerly in winter and southerly in summer.
Located on East Ongul Island, 4 km from the seashore. The ground is covered with snow over 10 months, so only some mosses and lichens grow during the snowmelt period. Annual mean air temperature is about -10 °C. Annual mean wind speed is about 7 m/s. Prevailing wind direction is northeasterly. Location height was changed from 21m to 16m above sea level with moving of the system in May, 2008.
Resource: Automated black-and-white chart; Originator: DCPC/RSMC-Geographical Tokyo, Japan Meteorological Agency; FAX Stamp: AWJP; Contents: Significant wave height, Peak wave period, Peak wave direction, Plotted surface data; Vertical Level: Surface; Area: JP (Japan); Forecast time: Analysis; Radio transmission: everyday 04:40 17:19 on JMH; Format on web: PNG;
The observatory is located on a little isolated island in the western North Pacific, about 2000 km southeast of Tokyo. The observatory is surrounded by insignificant shrubs and grass. Annual normal rainfall amount is about 1150 mm. Annual mean temperature is about 25 °C. Prevailing wind direction is easterly.