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

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  • The distance between Direction Island, Cocos/ Keeling Islands, Australia and Jizan, Saudi Arabia is approximately 6,781 km or 4,214 mi.
  • To reach Direction Island, Cocos/ Keeling Islands in this distance one would set out from Jizan bearing 114.8° or ESE and follow the great circles arc to approach Direction Island, Cocos/ Keeling Islands bearing 117.3° or ESE .
  • Direction Island, Cocos/ Keeling Islands has a tropical rainforest climate (Af) whereas Jizan has a subtropical hot desert climate (BWh).
  • The mean annual temperature is 2.8 °C (5°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 6 °C (10.8°F) less in Direction Island, Cocos/ Keeling Islands. The continentality subtype is extremely hyperoceanic as opposed to barely hyperoceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 1950.5 mm (76.8 in) more which is equivalent to 1950.5 l/m² (47.87 US gal/ft²) or 19,505,000 l/ha (2,085,214 US gal/ac) more. About 53 3/4 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 1.3° higher in Direction Island, Cocos/ Keeling Islands than in Jizan.

Climate Comparison Table

The table shows values for Direction Island, Cocos/ Keeling Islands relative to Jizan. You can also view this comparison the other way around from the perspective of Jizan 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) +-1 (-2) +-1 (-2) +-4 (-7) -7 (-13) -10 (-18) -10 (-18) -11 (-20) -10 (-18) -10 (-18) -8 (-14) -6 (-11) +-3 (-5) -7 (-12)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) +3 (+5) +2 (+4) +1 (+2) -2 (-3) -5 (-9) -7 (-13) -6 (-11) -7 (-13) -7 (-13) -5 (-8) -2 (-3) +1 (+2) -3 (-5)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) +5 (+9) +5 (+9) +6 (+11) +4 (+7) +1 (+2) -3 (-5) -3 (-5) -3 (-5) -1 (-2) 0 (0) +3 (+5) +6 (+11) +2 (+3)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +137 (+5) +192 (+8) +216 (+9) +246 (+10) +201 (+8) +229 (+9) +217 (+9) +122 (+5) +89 (+4) +80 (+3) +105 (+4) +117 (+5) +1951 (+77)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day +1h 30' +0h 56' +0h 10' -0h 39' -1h 20' -1h 41' -1h 32' -0h 56' -0h 09' +0h 40' +1h 21' +1h 41'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) +28.6 +23.9 +4.3 -18.9 -28.9 -29 -28.7 -19.3 +3.4 +23.9 +28.5 +28.9   +1.3

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