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

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  • The distance between Mackay Mo, Australia and Direction Island, Cocos/ Keeling Islands, Australia is approximately 5,642 km or 3,506 mi.
  • To reach Mackay Mo in this distance one would set out from Direction Island, Cocos/ Keeling Islands bearing 107.5° or ESE and follow the great circles arc to approach Mackay Mo bearing 91.5° or E .
  • Mackay Mo has a humid subtropical climate with dry winters (Cwa) whereas Direction Island, Cocos/ Keeling Islands has a tropical rainforest climate (Af).
  • The mean annual temperature is 4.3 °C (7.7°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 7.8 °C (14°F) more in Mackay Mo. The continentality subtype is barely hyperoceanic as opposed to extremely hyperoceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 354.7 mm (14 in) less which is equivalent to 354.7 l/m² (8.71 US gal/ft²) or 3,547,000 l/ha (379,198 US gal/ac) less. About 5/6 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 4.8° lower in Mackay Mo than in Direction Island, Cocos/ Keeling Islands.

Climate Comparison Table

The table shows values for Mackay Mo 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 Mackay Mo.

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) 0 (0) -2 (-3) -2 (-3) -2 (-4) -5 (-9) -6 (-11) -7 (-12) -6 (-10) -3 (-6) -2 (-3) 0 (0) 1 (+1) -3 (-5)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -1 (-2) -2 (-3) -3 (-5) -4 (-8) -6 (-12) -8 (-15) -9 (-16) -8 (-14) -5 (-10) -3 (-5) -1 (-2) -1 (-1) -4 (-8)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) -2 (-3) -2 (-3) -4 (-7) -6 (-11) -8 (-14) -10 (-19) -11 (-21) -10 (-18) -8 (-14) -4 (-8) -2 (-4) -2 (-4) -6 (-10)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +132 (+5) +106 (+4) +96 (+4) -110 (-4) -86 (-3) -165 (-7) -173 (-7) -93 (-4) -79 (-3) -45 (-2) -19 (-1) +80 (+3) -355 (-14)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day +0h 30' +0h 18' +0h 03' -0h 13' -0h 26' -0h 33' -0h 30' -0h 18' -0h 03' +0h 13' +0h 27' +0h 33'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) +5.4 -7.3 -8.9 -9 -9 -9 -9 -9.1 -9.1 -7.1 +4.9 +9   -4.8

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