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West Island, Cocos/ Keeling Islands vs Shimizu/ Ashizuri Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between West Island, Cocos/ Keeling Islands, Australia and Shimizu/ Ashizuri, Japan is approximately 6,300 km or 3,915 mi.
  • To reach West Island, Cocos/ Keeling Islands in this distance one would set out from Shimizu/ Ashizuri bearing 223.7° or SW and follow the great circles arc to approach West Island, Cocos/ Keeling Islands bearing 216.5° or SW .
  • West Island, Cocos/ Keeling Islands has a tropical monsoonal climate (Am) whereas Shimizu/ Ashizuri has a humid subtropical climate (Cfa).
  • The mean temperature is 8.9 °C (16.1°F) warmer.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 17.5 °C (31.5°F) less in West Island, Cocos/ Keeling Islands. The continentality subtype is extremely hyperoceanic as opposed to semicontinental.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 549.2 mm (21.6 in) less which is equivalent to 549.2 l/m² (13.48 US gal/ft²) or 5,492,000 l/ha (587,131 US gal/ac) less. About 7/9 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 14.8° higher in West Island, Cocos/ Keeling Islands than in Shimizu/ Ashizuri.

Climate Comparison Table

The table shows values for West Island, Cocos/ Keeling Islands relative to Shimizu/ Ashizuri. You can also view this comparison the other way around from the perspective of Shimizu/ Ashizuri 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) +18 (+32) +18 (+32) +15 (+27) +10 (+19) +7 (+12) +4 (+7) 0 (-1) -2 (-3) +1 (+1) +6 (+10) +10 (+18) +15 (+28) +8 (+15)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) +19 (+34) +19 (+33) +16 (+28) +11 (+19) +7 (+13) +4 (+7) 0 (0) -1 (-3) +1 (+2) +6 (+11) +11 (+19) +16 (+29) +9 (+16)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) +20 (+36) +20 (+35) +17 (+30) +11 (+21) +8 (+14) +4 (+7) -1 (-1) -2 (-3) +1 (+2) +6 (+11) +11 (+21) +17 (+31) +9 (+17)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +120 (+5) +56 (+2) +80 (+3) +4 (+0) -79 (-3) -135 (-5) -43 (-2) -128 (-5) -240 (-9) -193 (-8) -37 (-1) +45 (+2) -549 (-22)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day +2h 31' +1h 34' +0h 17' -1h 05' -2h 14' -2h 49' -2h 33' -1h 34' -0h 14' +1h 07' +2h 16' +2h 49'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) +44.5 +39.7 +20.1 -3.1 -19.8 -26.3 -20.4 -3.7 +19 +39.4 +44.3 +44.8   +14.8

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