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

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  • The distance between Cork, Ireland and Direction Island, Cocos/ Keeling Islands, Australia is approximately 12,114 km or 7,528 mi.
  • To reach Cork in this distance one would set out from Direction Island, Cocos/ Keeling Islands bearing 321° or NW and follow the great circles arc to approach Cork bearing 265.5° or W .
  • Cork has a marine west coast climate (Cfb) whereas Direction Island, Cocos/ Keeling Islands has a tropical rainforest climate (Af).
  • The average temperature is 16.5 °C (29.7°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 8.5 °C (15.3°F) more in Cork. The continentality subtype is barely hyperoceanic as opposed to extremely hyperoceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 940 mm (37 in) less which is equivalent to 940 l/m² (23.07 US gal/ft²) or 9,400,000 l/ha (1,004,922 US gal/ac) less. About 1/2 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 34.1° lower in Cork than in Direction Island, Cocos/ Keeling Islands.
  • Relative humidity levels are 7.4% higher.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 14.7°C (26.4°F) lower.

Climate Comparison Table

The table shows values for Cork 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 Cork.

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) -21 (-38) -22 (-40) -19 (-34) -16 (-29) -13 (-23) -9 (-16) -8 (-14) -8 (-14) -10 (-18) -15 (-27) -18 (-32) -20 (-36) -15 (-27)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -22 (-40) -22 (-40) -21 (-37) -19 (-33) -16 (-28) -12 (-21) -10 (-18) -10 (-18) -12 (-22) -16 (-29) -19 (-34) -21 (-38) -17 (-30)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) -23 (-41) -22 (-40) -22 (-40) -21 (-38) -18 (-32) -14 (-25) -12 (-22) -12 (-22) -14 (-25) -17 (-31) -20 (-36) -22 (-40) -18 (-33)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -18 (-1) -117 (-5) -122 (-5) -207 (-8) -130 (-5) -172 (-7) -151 (-6) -51 (-2) +0 (+0) +15 (+1) +8 (+0) +5 (+0) -940 (-37)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) +8 (+26) +1 (+4) 0 ( 0) 0 ( 0) +1 (+3) 0 ( 0) +2 (+6) +3 (+10) +8 (+27) +8 (+26) +7 (+23) +10 (+32)   +48 (+13)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -4h 30' -2h 45' -0h 30' +1h 54' +3h 58' +5h 04' +4h 35' +2h 46' +0h 25' -1h 57' -4h 01' -5h 05'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -63.4 -58.7 -39.2 -16.1 +0.6 +7 +1.1 -15.7 -38.4 -58.7 -63.4 -63.9   -34.1
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) +15 +11 +9 +1 -3 -2 +0 +5 +11 +14 +15 +13   +7.4
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) -18.7 (-34) -19.4 (-35) -18.3 (-33) -17.8 (-32) -15.7 (-28) -11.6 (-21) -9.7 (-17) -8.8 (-16) -9.5 (-17) -13 (-23) -15.7 (-28) -18.1 (-33) -14.7 (-26)

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