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Japan Climate Atlas (1991-2020)
This page displays various types of Japan Climate Atlas based on JMA’s New Normal (1991-2020). Due to the page size, south of 30 degrees north latitude is omitted.
The data was acquired from the Japan Meteorological Agency from its website at https://www.data.jma.go.jp/obd/stats/data/mdrr/normal/index.html
Annual Mean Temperature (1991-2020)
Annual Mean Total Precipitation (1991-2020)
January Mean Temperature(1991-2020)
January Mean Precipitation (1991-2020)
July Mean Temperature(1991-2020)
July Mean Precipitation (1991-2020)
Typhoon Tracks (including Tropical Cyclones)
The Generic Mapping Tools (GMT) were used to create the figure.
The best track data was obtained from the Regional Specialized Meteorological Center (RSMC), Tokyo, Japan (see below).
Monthly Typhoon Tracks (2001-2020)
Typhoon tracks (including tropical cyclones and extratropical transition of typhoons) for June – October from 2001 to 2020 are displayed. Orange (Green) lines indicate typhoon tracks in the previous (following) month.
The Generic Mapping Tools (GMT) was used to create the figure. The best track data was obtained from the Regional Specialized Meteorological Center (RSMC), Tokyo, Japan (see below).
Typhoon Tracks in June
Typhoon Tracks in July
Typhoon Tracks in August
Typhoon Tracks in September
Typhoon Tracks in October
Typhoon Tracks in the first half of the 20th century (1902-1940)
The original data is based on the typhoon tarck map of the Monthly Bulletins of Philippine Weather Bureau (Jan 1902-Aug 1940).
(Monthly Bulletins of Philippine Weather Bureau).
The map was created using the Earth Dennou Library.
References: Kubota H and Chan J.C.L. 2009. Interdecadal variability of tropical cyclone landfall in the Philippines from 1902 to 2005. Geophysical Research Letters 36: L12802