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

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  • The distance between Columbus, Ks, Usa and Direction Island, Cocos/ Keeling Islands, Australia is approximately 17,001 km or 10,565 mi.
  • To reach Columbus, Ks in this distance one would set out from Direction Island, Cocos/ Keeling Islands bearing 21.2° or NNE and follow the great circles arc to approach Columbus, Ks bearing 153.8° or SSE .
  • Columbus, Ks has a humid subtropical climate (Cfa) whereas Direction Island, Cocos/ Keeling Islands has a tropical rainforest climate (Af).
  • The annual average temperature is 13.2 °C (23.8°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 25 °C (45°F) more in Columbus, Ks. The continentality subtype is subcontinental as opposed to extremely hyperoceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 926 mm (36.5 in) less which is equivalent to 926 l/m² (22.73 US gal/ft²) or 9,260,000 l/ha (989,955 US gal/ac) less. About 1/2 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 19.2° lower in Columbus, Ks than in Direction Island, Cocos/ Keeling Islands.

Climate Comparison Table

The table shows values for Columbus, Ks 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 Columbus, Ks.

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) -25 (-44) -22 (-40) -15 (-28) -9 (-15) -4 (-7) 1 (+3) +5 (+8) 4 (+7) 0 (-1) -7 (-12) -15 (-26) -21 (-38) -9 (-16)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -28 (-51) -26 (-46) -20 (-36) -14 (-25) -8 (-15) -3 (-5) +0 (+1) -1 (-1) -5 (-9) -11 (-20) -18 (-33) -25 (-45) -13 (-24)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) -32 (-57) -29 (-52) -25 (-44) -19 (-34) -12 (-22) -7 (-12) -4 (-7) -6 (-10) -9 (-17) -16 (-29) -22 (-40) -29 (-52) -17 (-31)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -100 (-4) -151 (-6) -131 (-5) -171 (-7) -65 (-3) -101 (-4) -144 (-6) -24 (-1) +33 (+1) +12 (+0) -19 (-1) -65 (-3) -926 (-36)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -2h 51' -1h 46' -0h 19' +1h 13' +2h 31' +3h 11' +2h 53' +1h 46' +0h 16' -1h 16' -2h 33' -3h 11'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -48.5 -43.8 -24.2 -1.1 +15.6 +21.9 +15.9 -0.8 -23.6 -44 -48.6 -49   -19.2

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