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West Island, Cocos/ Keeling Islands vs Kota Bharu Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between West Island, Cocos/ Keeling Islands, Australia and Kota Bharu, Malaysia is approximately 2,128 km or 1,322 mi.
  • To reach West Island, Cocos/ Keeling Islands in this distance one would set out from Kota Bharu bearing 196.4° or SSW and follow the great circles arc to approach West Island, Cocos/ Keeling Islands bearing 196.7° or SSW .
  • Both have a tropical monsoonal climate (Am).
  • The annual mean temperature is 0.1 °C (0.2°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 0.7 °C (1.3°F) less in West Island, Cocos/ Keeling Islands. The continentality subtype is extremely hyperoceanic for both.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 660.7 mm (26 in) less which is equivalent to 660.7 l/m² (16.22 US gal/ft²) or 6,607,000 l/ha (706,332 US gal/ac) less. About 3/4 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 2.2° lower in West Island, Cocos/ Keeling Islands than in Kota Bharu.

Climate Comparison Table

The table shows values for West Island, Cocos/ Keeling Islands relative to Kota Bharu. You can also view this comparison the other way around from the perspective of Kota Bharu vs West Island, Cocos/ Keeling Islands.

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) +1 (+3) +1 (+2) +1 (+1) -1 (-1) -1 (-2) -1 (-2) -1 (-2) -1 (-2) -1 (-2) 0 (-1) +1 (+1) +1 (+2) 0 (0)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +79 (+3) +123 (+5) +159 (+6) +164 (+6) +88 (+3) +86 (+3) +42 (+2) -54 (-2) -118 (-5) -218 (-9) -558 (-22) -454 (-18) -661 (-26)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day +0h 56' +0h 35' +0h 06' -0h 24' -0h 50' -1h 03' -0h 57' -0h 35' -0h 05' +0h 25' +0h 51' +1h 03'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) +18 +13.4 -6.3 -18.3 -18.4 -18.3 -18.3 -18.3 -7.3 +13.2 +17.9 +18.3   -2.2

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