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West Island, Cocos/ Keeling Islands vs Port-Gentil Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between West Island, Cocos/ Keeling Islands, Australia and Port-Gentil, Gabon is approximately 9,783 km or 6,079 mi.
  • To reach West Island, Cocos/ Keeling Islands in this distance one would set out from Port-Gentil bearing 102.2° or ESE and follow the great circles arc to approach West Island, Cocos/ Keeling Islands bearing 89.7° or E .
  • West Island, Cocos/ Keeling Islands has a tropical monsoonal climate (Am) whereas Port-Gentil has a tropical wet and dry/ savanna climate with dry winters (Aw).
  • The average annual temperature is 0.6 °C (1.1°F) warmer.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 2.2 °C (4°F) less in West Island, Cocos/ Keeling Islands. The continentality subtype is extremely hyperoceanic as opposed to truly hyperoceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 14.7 mm (0.6 in) less which is equivalent to 14.7 l/m² (0.36 US gal/ft²) or 147,000 l/ha (15,715 US gal/ac) less. About 1 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 2.5° lower in West Island, Cocos/ Keeling Islands than in Port-Gentil.

Climate Comparison Table

The table shows values for West Island, Cocos/ Keeling Islands relative to Port-Gentil. You can also view this comparison the other way around from the perspective of Port-Gentil 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) +0 (0) +0 (-1) +-1 (-1) +0 (-1) +0 (+0) +2 (+3) +2 (+4) +1 (+1) +0 (+1) +0 (+1) +0 (+1) +0 (+1) +0 (+1)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) +0 (+0) +0 (+0) +0 (+0) +0 (+0) +0 (+1) +2 (+3) +2 (+4) +1 (+2) +0 (+1) +0 (+1) +0 (+1) +0 (+1) +1 (+1)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) +0 (+1) +1 (+1) +1 (+1) +1 (+1) +1 (+1) +2 (+4) +3 (+5) +2 (+3) +1 (+1) +1 (+1) +1 (+1) +1 (+1) +1 (+2)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -42 (-2) -5 (0) -18 (-1) -49 (-2) +36 (+1) +197 (+8) +194 (+8) +113 (+4) +52 (+2) -129 (-5) -254 (-10) -111 (-4) -15 (-1)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day +0h 35' +0h 22' +0h 04' -0h 15' -0h 31' -0h 39' -0h 36' -0h 22' -0h 03' +0h 15' +0h 32' +0h 39'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) +11.1 +6.7 -10.4 -11.4 -11.5 -11.5 -11.5 -11.5 -10.8 +6.7 +11.2 +11.4   -2.5

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