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

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  • The distance between Direction Island, Cocos/ Keeling Islands, Australia and Jos, Nigeria is approximately 10,020 km or 6,227 mi.
  • To reach Direction Island, Cocos/ Keeling Islands in this distance one would set out from Jos bearing 102.2° or ESE and follow the great circles arc to approach Direction Island, Cocos/ Keeling Islands bearing 100.1° or E .
  • Direction Island, Cocos/ Keeling Islands has a tropical rainforest climate (Af) whereas Jos has a tropical wet and dry/ savanna climate with dry winters (Aw).
  • The mean temperature is 5.1 °C (9.1°F) warmer.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 2.3 °C (4.1°F) less in Direction Island, Cocos/ Keeling Islands. The continentality subtype is extremely hyperoceanic as opposed to truly hyperoceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 673.2 mm (26.5 in) more which is equivalent to 673.2 l/m² (16.52 US gal/ft²) or 6,732,000 l/ha (719,695 US gal/ac) more. About 1 1/2 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 1.4° lower in Direction Island, Cocos/ Keeling Islands than in Jos.

Climate Comparison Table

The table shows values for Direction Island, Cocos/ Keeling Islands relative to Jos. You can also view this comparison the other way around from the perspective of Jos 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) +3 (+5) +2 (+4) +0 (-1) +-1 (-2) +1 (+1) +1 (+3) +4 (+6) +4 (+7) +2 (+3) +1 (+2) +1 (+2) +2 (+3) +2 (+3)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) +8 (+14) +6 (+11) +4 (+7) +3 (+6) +4 (+7) +4 (+7) +5 (+10) +6 (+10) +5 (+8) +4 (+8) +5 (+9) +7 (+12) +5 (+9)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) +12 (+22) +10 (+18) +8 (+15) +8 (+14) +7 (+13) +7 (+12) +7 (+13) +8 (+14) +7 (+13) +7 (+13) +9 (+16) +12 (+21) +9 (+15)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +137 (+5) +193 (+8) +186 (+7) +171 (+7) +41 (+2) +31 (+1) -83 (-3) -168 (-7) -104 (-4) +46 (+2) +107 (+4) +117 (+5) +673 (+27)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day +1h 07' +0h 42' +0h 07' -0h 29' -1h 00' -1h 15' -1h 08' -0h 42' -0h 06' +0h 30' +1h 01' +1h 15'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) +21.5 +16.9 -2.7 -21.8 -21.9 -21.9 -21.9 -21.9 -3.5 +17 +21.5 +21.9   -1.4

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