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Hours of Sunlight Half of Normal Last Month

The Japan Meteorological Agency reported the hours of sunlight declined by almost half in the Kyushu area between Jun. 25 ~ Jul. 27. Daylight hours during the thirty-three days totaled 88.5 hours (-47% from average) in Fukuoka City, 70.8 hrs (-56%) in Saga, and 89.1 hrs (-47%) in Nagasaki. The agency advises local farmers to be cautious as the limited amount of light might severely affect the growth of their crops. Sources: JMA / Tenki.JP

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Published: Jul 30, 2020 / Last Updated: Jul 30, 2020