Tomigusuku
豊見城市
Tumigushiku
Tomigusuku City Montage
Location of Tomigusuku in Okinawa Prefecture
Tomigusuku
Tomigusuku
 
Coordinates: 26°9′40″N 127°40′8″E / 26.16111°N 127.66889°E / 26.16111; 127.66889Coordinates: 26°9′40″N 127°40′8″E / 26.16111°N 127.66889°E / 26.16111; 127.66889
CountryJapan
RegionKyushu
PrefectureOkinawa Prefecture
Government
 • MayorHaruki Yoshii
Area
 • Total19.60 km2 (7.57 sq mi)
Population
 (October 1, 2016)
 • Total61,613
 • Density3,140/km2 (8,100/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+9 (Japan Standard Time)
Address854-1, Aza Onaga, Tomigusuku-shi 901-0292
ClimateCfa
Websitewww.city.tomigusuku.okinawa.jp(in Japanese)
Symbols
FlowerBougainvillea
TreeEbony

Tomigusuku (豊見城市, Tomigusuku-shi, Okinawan: トゥミグシク, romanized: Tumigushiku[1]) is a city located in Okinawa Prefecture, Japan. As of 2012, the city has an estimated population of 60,004 and a population density of 3117 persons per km².[2] The total area is 19.25 km².

On April 1, 2002, the administrative status of Tomigusuku was changed from village (Japanese: 村; son) to city (Japanese: 市; shi). Until then it had been the largest village in Japan.

Climate

Climate data for Tomigusuku (2003−2020 normals, extremes 2003−present)
Month Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Year
Record high °C (°F) 27.6
(81.7)
26.7
(80.1)
27.8
(82.0)
29.0
(84.2)
31.0
(87.8)
32.6
(90.7)
34.6
(94.3)
35.0
(95.0)
33.9
(93.0)
32.8
(91.0)
30.7
(87.3)
29.0
(84.2)
35.0
(95.0)
Average high °C (°F) 20.1
(68.2)
20.9
(69.6)
22.1
(71.8)
24.4
(75.9)
27.1
(80.8)
29.7
(85.5)
31.9
(89.4)
32.0
(89.6)
31.1
(88.0)
28.7
(83.7)
25.6
(78.1)
21.9
(71.4)
26.3
(79.3)
Daily mean °C (°F) 17.5
(63.5)
18.2
(64.8)
19.3
(66.7)
21.6
(70.9)
24.5
(76.1)
27.3
(81.1)
29.3
(84.7)
29.3
(84.7)
28.4
(83.1)
25.9
(78.6)
23.0
(73.4)
19.3
(66.7)
23.6
(74.5)
Average low °C (°F) 15.2
(59.4)
15.8
(60.4)
16.9
(62.4)
19.3
(66.7)
22.4
(72.3)
25.3
(77.5)
27.3
(81.1)
27.2
(81.0)
26.2
(79.2)
23.8
(74.8)
20.9
(69.6)
17.0
(62.6)
21.4
(70.6)
Record low °C (°F) 5.8
(42.4)
10.0
(50.0)
9.0
(48.2)
14.0
(57.2)
16.2
(61.2)
19.9
(67.8)
21.4
(70.5)
23.4
(74.1)
21.9
(71.4)
18.9
(66.0)
14.4
(57.9)
10.0
(50.0)
5.8
(42.4)
Average precipitation mm (inches) 79.7
(3.14)
92.9
(3.66)
107.2
(4.22)
134.5
(5.30)
222.0
(8.74)
292.3
(11.51)
150.6
(5.93)
227.5
(8.96)
177.7
(7.00)
162.3
(6.39)
110.4
(4.35)
98.1
(3.86)
1,855.1
(73.04)
Average precipitation days (≥ 1.0 mm) 10.2 9.5 10.2 9.3 11.3 11.8 8.8 12.4 11.3 8.1 8.3 9.1 120.3
Source: Japan Meteorological Agency[3][4]

Notable people

See also

References

  1. ^ 滝原康盛 Takihara Yasumori. 沖縄語会話集 日本語・沖縄語・ローマ字付き Okinawago Kaiwashū: Nihongo, Okinawago, Rōmaji-tsuki. (Okinawan Conversation Collection: Japanese, Okinawan, Romaji.) 那覇:沖縄芸能出版 Naha: Okinawa Geinō Shuppan. Heisei 6 (1994). p. 107. (in Japanese)
  2. ^ ひとのうごき [Population Trends] (in Japanese). City of Tomigusuku, Okinawa Prefecture, Japan: City of Tomigusuku. 2012. Retrieved 2013-01-28.
  3. ^ 観測史上1~10位の値(年間を通じての値). JMA. Retrieved March 17, 2022.
  4. ^ 気象庁 / 平年値(年・月ごとの値). JMA. Retrieved March 17, 2022.