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Direction Island, Cocos/ Keeling Islands vs Agalega Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Direction Island, Cocos/ Keeling Islands, Australia and Agalega, Mauritius is approximately 4,394 km or 2,730 mi.
  • To reach Direction Island, Cocos/ Keeling Islands in this distance one would set out from Agalega bearing 96.4° or E and follow the great circles arc to approach Direction Island, Cocos/ Keeling Islands bearing 88.3° or E .
  • Direction Island, Cocos/ Keeling Islands has a tropical rainforest climate (Af) whereas Agalega has a tropical monsoonal climate (Am).
  • The annual mean temperature is 0.3 °C (0.6°F) warmer.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 0.7 °C (1.3°F) less in Direction Island, Cocos/ Keeling Islands. The continentality subtype is extremely hyperoceanic for both.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 335 mm (13.2 in) more which is equivalent to 335 l/m (8.22 US gal/ft) or 3,350,000 l/ha (358,137 US gal/ac) more. About 1 1/5 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 0.6° lower in Direction Island, Cocos/ Keeling Islands than in Agalega.
  • Relative humidity levels are 3.7% lower.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 0.5°C (0.8°F) lower.

Climate Comparison Table

The table shows values for Direction Island, Cocos/ Keeling Islands relative to Agalega. You can also view this comparison the other way around from the perspective of Agalega vs Direction Island, Cocos/ Keeling Islands.

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) +0 (-1) +1 (+1) +-1 (-1) -2 (-3) +-1 (-1) +-1 (-1) +0 (+0) +0 (+0) +0 (-1) +0 (0) -1 (-2) -2 (-3) +-1 (-1)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) +0 (+1) +1 (+1) +1 (+1) 0 (0) +0 (+0) +0 (+0) +1 (+1) +1 (+2) +1 (+1) +1 (+1) 0 (0) 0 (0) +0 (+1)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) +1 (+2) +1 (+1) +2 (+3) +1 (+2) +1 (+1) +1 (+1) +1 (+2) +2 (+3) +1 (+2) +1 (+1) +0 (+0) +1 (+2) +1 (+2)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -143 (-6) -45 (-2) +47 (+2) +116 (+5) +87 (+3) +143 (+6) +120 (+5) +59 (+2) +37 (+1) +5 (+0) -18 (-1) -73 (-3) +335 (+13)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day +0h 05' +0h 03' +0h 00' -0h 02' -0h 04' -0h 06' -0h 05' -0h 03' -0h 00' +0h 02' +0h 04' +0h 06'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day () +1.6 -0.3 -1.6 -1.6 -1.7 -1.7 -1.7 -1.7 -1.7 -0.2 +1.6 +1.7   -0.6
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) -10 -8 -6 -3 +0 +1 +0 -1 -3 -3 -6 -6   -3.8
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature C & (F) -1.8 (-3) -1 (-2) -0.8 (-1) -0.8 (-1) +0.1 (+0) +0.4 (+1) +0.8 (+1) +0.8 (+1) -0.1 (0) -0.2 (0) -1.5 (-3) -1.5 (-3) -0.5 (-1)

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