|Ethnic groups||Ryukyuan, Japanese|
Tokashiki Island (渡嘉敷島, Tokashiki-jima, Okinawan: トゥガイフィガイTugaifigai) is the largest of the Kerama Islands, a group of Japanese islands southwest of Okinawa in the Pacific Ocean. The island is administered as the village of Tokashiki in Shimajiri District, Okinawa Prefecture, Japan.
Tokashiki is a hilly island of about 15.29 square kilometers with sheer cliffs which descend down to the seas.
The climate is warm year-round with a daily mean of 21 Celsius. It has 1,938 hours of sunshine per year, but it can get cloudy in December through February.
|Climate data for Tokashiki (1991−2020 normals, extremes 1977−present)|
|Record high °C (°F)||24.1|
|Average high °C (°F)||17.8|
|Daily mean °C (°F)||15.6|
|Average low °C (°F)||13.8|
|Record low °C (°F)||3.7|
|Average precipitation mm (inches)||134.2|
|Average precipitation days (≥ 1.0 mm)||12.1||11.3||13.0||11.8||12.4||11.7||8.4||11.0||11.7||8.6||9.1||10.9||132|
|Mean monthly sunshine hours||89.9||97.6||124.0||135.6||163.7||188.8||274.0||248.2||207.1||180.0||126.1||105.8||1,938.4|
|Source: Japan Meteorological Agency|
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