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

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  • The distance between Direction Island, Cocos/ Keeling Islands, Australia and Makurdi, Nigeria is approximately 10,009 km or 6,220 mi.
  • To reach Direction Island, Cocos/ Keeling Islands in this distance one would set out from Makurdi bearing 102.2° or ESE and follow the great circles arc to approach Direction Island, Cocos/ Keeling Islands bearing 97.9° or E .
  • Direction Island, Cocos/ Keeling Islands has a tropical rainforest climate (Af) whereas Makurdi has a tropical wet and dry/ savanna climate with dry winters (Aw).
  • The annual mean temperature is 0.8 °C (1.4°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 3 °C (5.4°F) less in Direction Island, Cocos/ Keeling Islands. The continentality subtype is extremely hyperoceanic as opposed to truly hyperoceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 751 mm (29.6 in) more which is equivalent to 751 l/m² (18.43 US gal/ft²) or 7,510,000 l/ha (802,869 US gal/ac) more. About 1 3/5 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 1.9° lower in Direction Island, Cocos/ Keeling Islands than in Makurdi.

Climate Comparison Table

The table shows values for Direction Island, Cocos/ Keeling Islands relative to Makurdi. You can also view this comparison the other way around from the perspective of Makurdi 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) +-5 (-9) -6 (-11) -7 (-13) -6 (-11) -4 (-6) -3 (-6) -2 (-4) -2 (-4) -3 (-5) -3 (-5) -5 (-8) +-5 (-9) -4 (-7)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) +1 (+2) -1 (-3) -3 (-5) -3 (-5) -1 (-2) -1 (-2) 0 (0) 0 (-1) -1 (-1) -1 (-1) 0 (-1) +1 (+2) -1 (-1)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) +7 (+12) +3 (+5) +1 (+2) +1 (+2) +1 (+3) +1 (+2) +2 (+3) +1 (+3) +2 (+3) +2 (+3) +4 (+7) +7 (+13) +3 (+5)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +133 (+5) +194 (+8) +185 (+7) +173 (+7) +35 (+1) +46 (+2) +9 (+0) -96 (-4) -124 (-5) -25 (-1) +105 (+4) +116 (+5) +751 (+30)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day +1h 01' +0h 38' +0h 07' -0h 26' -0h 54' -1h 08' -1h 02' -0h 38' -0h 06' +0h 27' +0h 55' +1h 08'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) +19.4 +14.8 -4.8 -19.7 -19.8 -19.8 -19.8 -19.8 -5.6 +14.9 +19.4 +19.8   -1.9

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