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

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  • The distance between Pedernales, Dominican Republic and West Island, Cocos/ Keeling Islands, Australia is approximately 18,627 km or 11,575 mi.
  • To reach Pedernales in this distance one would set out from West Island, Cocos/ Keeling Islands bearing 299.3° or WNW and follow the great circles arc to approach Pedernales bearing 243.7° or WSW .
  • Pedernales has a subtropical hot steppe climate (BSh) whereas West Island, Cocos/ Keeling Islands has a tropical monsoonal climate (Am).
  • The average annual temperature is 0.9 °C (1.6°F) warmer.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 2.7 °C (4.9°F) more in Pedernales. The continentality subtype is truly hyperoceanic as opposed to extremely hyperoceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 1440.9 mm (56.7 in) less which is equivalent to 1440.9 l/m² (35.36 US gal/ft²) or 14,409,000 l/ha (1,540,418 US gal/ac) less. About 1/4 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 1.8° lower in Pedernales than in West Island, Cocos/ Keeling Islands.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) 2 (+4) 2 (+3) 2 (+4) 3 (+5) +4 (+8) +6 (+12) +8 (+15) +8 (+15) +8 (+14) +6 (+11) +5 (+8) 3 (+5) +5 (+9)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -2 (-3) -2 (-4) -2 (-3) -1 (-1) +1 (+1) +2 (+4) +4 (+7) +4 (+7) +4 (+6) +2 (+4) +1 (+1) -1 (-2) +1 (+2)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) -5 (-10) -5 (-10) -5 (-9) -4 (-7) -3 (-5) -2 (-3) 0 (-1) 0 (-1) -1 (-1) -2 (-3) -3 (-6) -5 (-8) -3 (-5)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -197 (-8) -163 (-6) -229 (-9) -208 (-8) -116 (-5) -185 (-7) -170 (-7) -61 (-2) +7 (+0) +33 (+1) -56 (-2) -96 (-4) -1441 (-57)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -1h 34' -0h 59' -0h 10' +0h 41' +1h 24' +1h 45' +1h 36' +0h 59' +0h 09' -0h 42' -1h 25' -1h 45'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -29.7 -24.9 -5.2 +18 +30 +30.2 +29.9 +18.2 -4.6 -25 -29.8 -30.2   -1.8

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