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

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  • The distance between Direction Island, Cocos/ Keeling Islands, Australia and Aqiq, Sudan is approximately 7,267 km or 4,516 mi.
  • To reach Direction Island, Cocos/ Keeling Islands in this distance one would set out from Aqiq bearing 113.2° or ESE and follow the great circles arc to approach Direction Island, Cocos/ Keeling Islands bearing 116.8° or ESE .
  • Direction Island, Cocos/ Keeling Islands has a tropical rainforest climate (Af) whereas Aqiq has a subtropical hot desert climate (BWh).
  • The annual mean temperature is 2.9 °C (5.2°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 9.4 °C (16.9°F) less in Direction Island, Cocos/ Keeling Islands. The continentality subtype is extremely hyperoceanic as opposed to truly oceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 1863.1 mm (73.4 in) more which is equivalent to 1863.1 l/m² (45.72 US gal/ft²) or 18,631,000 l/ha (1,991,778 US gal/ac) more. About 16 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 2° higher in Direction Island, Cocos/ Keeling Islands than in Aqiq.
  • Relative humidity levels are 10.8% higher.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 0°C (0°F) lower.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) +3 (+5) +3 (+6) +2 (+4) -1 (-1) -3 (-6) -8 (-14) -10 (-18) -10 (-18) -7 (-13) -4 (-8) -2 (-3) +1 (+2) -3 (-5)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +112 (+4) +188 (+7) +215 (+8) +262 (+10) +201 (+8) +229 (+9) +219 (+9) +119 (+5) +94 (+4) +80 (+3) +73 (+3) +73 (+3) +1863 (+73)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day +1h 35' +0h 59' +0h 10' -0h 41' -1h 24' -1h 46' -1h 36' -0h 59' -0h 09' +0h 42' +1h 25' +1h 46'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) +29.9 +25.2 +5.6 -17.6 -30.2 -30.3 -29.9 -18 +4.7 +25.2 +29.8 +30.3   +2
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) -3 +0 +3 +5 +11 +28 +36 +31 +9 +3 +6 +0   +10.8
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) +2.1 (+4) +3.3 (+6) +2.6 (+5) +0.5 (+1) -0.6 (-1) -0.3 (-1) +0.5 (+1) -0.9 (-2) -4.7 (-8) -3.4 (-6) -0.5 (-1) +1.2 (+2) +0 (+0)

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