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

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  • The distance between Direction Island, Cocos/ Keeling Islands, Australia and Otautau, New Zealand is approximately 7,592 km or 4,718 mi.
  • To reach Direction Island, Cocos/ Keeling Islands in this distance one would set out from Otautau bearing 275.1° or W and follow the great circles arc to approach Direction Island, Cocos/ Keeling Islands bearing 315.1° or NW .
  • Direction Island, Cocos/ Keeling Islands has a tropical rainforest climate (Af) whereas Otautau has a marine west coast climate (Cfb).
  • The average temperature is 17 °C (30.7°F) warmer.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 7.2 °C (13°F) less in Direction Island, Cocos/ Keeling Islands. The continentality subtype is extremely hyperoceanic as opposed to barely hyperoceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 821.1 mm (32.3 in) more which is equivalent to 821.1 l/m² (20.15 US gal/ft²) or 8,211,000 l/ha (877,810 US gal/ac) more. About 1 5/7 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 29° higher in Direction Island, Cocos/ Keeling Islands than in Otautau.

Climate Comparison Table

The table shows values for Direction Island, Cocos/ Keeling Islands relative to Otautau. You can also view this comparison the other way around from the perspective of Otautau 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) +14 (+24) +14 (+25) +15 (+27) +17 (+31) +20 (+35) +21 (+37) +21 (+38) +20 (+36) +18 (+32) +17 (+30) +15 (+27) +14 (+25) +17 (+31)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +28 (+1) +122 (+5) +116 (+5) +156 (+6) +65 (+3) +120 (+5) +134 (+5) +40 (+2) +1 (+0) -11 (0) +25 (+1) +24 (+1) +821 (+32)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -2h 30' -1h 32' -0h 16' +1h 03' +2h 12' +2h 48' +2h 32' +1h 32' +0h 14' -1h 05' -2h 14' -2h 48'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) +18 +31.9 +33.9 +34 +34 +34.1 +34.1 +34.1 +34.1 +31.7 +18 +11.3   +29

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