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

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  • The distance between Jamestown, Saint Helena and Direction Island, Cocos/ Keeling Islands, Australia is approximately 10,952 km or 6,806 mi.
  • To reach Jamestown in this distance one would set out from Direction Island, Cocos/ Keeling Islands bearing 251.6° or WSW and follow the great circles arc to approach Jamestown bearing 285.2° or WNW .
  • Jamestown has a subtropical hot desert climate (BWh) whereas Direction Island, Cocos/ Keeling Islands has a tropical rainforest climate (Af).
  • The average temperature is 5 °C (9°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 2 °C (3.6°F) more in Jamestown. The continentality subtype is truly hyperoceanic as opposed to extremely hyperoceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 1851 mm (72.9 in) less which is equivalent to 1851 l/m² (45.43 US gal/ft²) or 18,510,000 l/ha (1,978,842 US gal/ac) less. About 0 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 1.7° lower in Jamestown than in Direction Island, Cocos/ Keeling Islands.
  • Relative humidity levels are 8% lower.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 6.6°C (11.9°F) lower.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) -3 (-5) -4 (-7) -2 (-4) -2 (-4) -5 (-9) -5 (-9) -6 (-11) -6 (-11) -6 (-11) -6 (-11) -6 (-11) -5 (-9) -5 (-8)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -4 (-6) -4 (-7) -4 (-7) -4 (-6) -5 (-9) -5 (-9) -6 (-11) -6 (-11) -6 (-11) -7 (-12) -6 (-10) -5 (-9) -5 (-9)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) -4 (-7) -4 (-7) -4 (-7) -5 (-9) -6 (-11) -6 (-11) -7 (-13) -7 (-13) -7 (-13) -6 (-11) -6 (-11) -6 (-11) -6 (-10)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -129 (-5) -186 (-7) -196 (-8) -254 (-10) -183 (-7) -211 (-8) -188 (-7) -112 (-4) -89 (-4) -82 (-3) -107 (-4) -114 (-4) -1851 (-73)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) -3 ( -10) -6 ( -21) -7 ( -23) -8 ( -27) -6 ( -19) -4 ( -13) -1 ( -3) -5 ( -16) -2 ( -7) -3 ( -10) -7 ( -23) -5 ( -16)   -57 ( -16)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day +0h 12' +0h 07' +0h 01' -0h 05' -0h 11' -0h 13' -0h 12' -0h 07' -0h 01' +0h 05' +0h 11' +0h 13'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) +3.5 -2.7 -3.9 -3.9 -3.8 -3.8 -3.8 -3.8 -3.7 -2.4 +3.2 +3.9   -1.7
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) -11 -12 -14 -15 -9 -9 -6 -2 +0 -4 -3 -11   -8
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) -6 (-11) -6.6 (-12) -7 (-13) -6.7 (-12) -6.8 (-12) -6.7 (-12) -7.1 (-13) -6.3 (-11) -5.8 (-10) -7.1 (-13) -5.9 (-11) -7.3 (-13) -6.6 (-12)

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