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West Island, Cocos/ Keeling Islands vs Kolkata/ Calcutta Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between West Island, Cocos/ Keeling Islands, Australia and Kolkata/ Calcutta, India is approximately 3,971 km or 2,467 mi.
  • To reach West Island, Cocos/ Keeling Islands in this distance one would set out from Kolkata/ Calcutta bearing 165.7° or SSE and follow the great circles arc to approach West Island, Cocos/ Keeling Islands bearing 166.5° or SSE .
  • West Island, Cocos/ Keeling Islands has a tropical monsoonal climate (Am) whereas Kolkata/ Calcutta has a tropical wet and dry/ savanna climate with dry winters (Aw).
  • The mean annual temperature is 0.3 °C (0.5°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 8.9 °C (16°F) less in West Island, Cocos/ Keeling Islands. The continentality subtype is extremely hyperoceanic as opposed to barely hyperoceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 138.5 mm (5.5 in) more which is equivalent to 138.5 l/m (3.4 US gal/ft) or 1,385,000 l/ha (148,066 US gal/ac) more. About 1 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 4.8° higher in West Island, Cocos/ Keeling Islands than in Kolkata/ Calcutta.

Climate Comparison Table

The table shows values for West Island, Cocos/ Keeling Islands relative to Kolkata/ Calcutta. You can also view this comparison the other way around from the perspective of Kolkata/ Calcutta vs West 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 (+6) +1 (+1) -4 (-7) -6 (-10) -6 (-11) -6 (-10) -4 (-8) -4 (-8) -4 (-8) -4 (-7) +-1 (-3) +2 (+4) -3 (-5)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) +7 (+13) +4 (+8) 0 (0) -3 (-5) -4 (-7) -4 (-7) -3 (-6) -3 (-6) -3 (-6) -2 (-3) +2 (+3) +6 (+11) 0 (-1)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) +11 (+19) +8 (+14) +3 (+6) 0 (0) -1 (-2) -2 (-4) -2 (-4) -2 (-4) -2 (-4) +0 (+0) +5 (+8) +10 (+18) +2 (+4)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +195 (+8) +143 (+6) +214 (+8) +190 (+7) +45 (+2) -79 (-3) -214 (-8) -231 (-9) -204 (-8) -92 (-4) +73 (+3) +100 (+4) +139 (+5)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day +1h 50' +1h 09' +0h 12' -0h 47' -1h 38' -2h 03' -1h 52' -1h 09' -0h 10' +0h 49' +1h 39' +2h 03'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day () +34.3 +29.6 +9.9 -13.3 -29.9 -34.6 -30.2 -13.9 +8.9 +29.3 +34.2 +34.7   +4.8

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