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

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  • The distance between Asmara, Eritrea and West Island, Cocos/ Keeling Islands, Australia is approximately 7,068 km or 4,392 mi.
  • To reach Asmara in this distance one would set out from West Island, Cocos/ Keeling Islands bearing 294.1° or WNW and follow the great circles arc to approach Asmara bearing 292.4° or WNW .
  • Asmara has a mid-latitude cool steppe climate (BSk) whereas West Island, Cocos/ Keeling Islands has a tropical monsoonal climate (Am).
  • The annual average temperature is 11 °C (19.8°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 2.8 °C (5°F) more in Asmara. The continentality subtype is truly hyperoceanic as opposed to extremely hyperoceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 1419.9 mm (55.9 in) less which is equivalent to 1419.9 l/m² (34.85 US gal/ft²) or 14,199,000 l/ha (1,517,967 US gal/ac) less. About 1/4 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 0.5° lower in Asmara than in West Island, Cocos/ Keeling Islands.

Climate Comparison Table

The table shows values for Asmara 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 Asmara.

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) -7 (-13) -6 (-11) -5 (-8) -5 (-8) -4 (-7) -4 (-6) -6 (-11) -6 (-12) -5 (-9) -7 (-12) -7 (-13) -8 (-14) -6 (-11)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -13 (-24) -12 (-22) -11 (-20) -10 (-19) -9 (-17) -9 (-16) -10 (-17) -10 (-17) -10 (-18) -11 (-21) -13 (-23) -14 (-25) -11 (-20)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) -20 (-37) -20 (-36) -18 (-32) -16 (-29) -15 (-26) -14 (-25) -13 (-23) -13 (-23) -15 (-27) -16 (-29) -18 (-32) -20 (-35) -16 (-29)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -202 (-8) -171 (-7) -234 (-9) -217 (-9) -146 (-6) -170 (-7) -22 (-1) +37 (+1) -69 (-3) -36 (-1) -78 (-3) -113 (-4) -1420 (-56)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -1h 25' -0h 53' -0h 09' +0h 37' +1h 16' +1h 35' +1h 26' +0h 53' +0h 08' -0h 38' -1h 17' -1h 35'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -27.1 -22.3 -2.6 +20.6 +27.4 +27.4 +27.3 +21 -1.7 -22.2 -27 -27.4   -0.5

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