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

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  • The distance between Taunton, Ma, Usa and Direction Island, Cocos/ Keeling Islands, Australia is approximately 16,500 km or 10,254 mi.
  • To reach Taunton, Ma in this distance one would set out from Direction Island, Cocos/ Keeling Islands bearing 342.8° or NNW and follow the great circles arc to approach Taunton, Ma bearing 202.9° or SSW .
  • Taunton, Ma has a warm summer continental/ hemiboreal climate with no dry season (Dfb) whereas Direction Island, Cocos/ Keeling Islands has a tropical rainforest climate (Af).
  • The average temperature is 17.5 °C (31.6°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 23.2 °C (41.8°F) more in Taunton, Ma. The continentality subtype is subcontinental as opposed to extremely hyperoceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 802.2 mm (31.6 in) less which is equivalent to 802.2 l/m² (19.69 US gal/ft²) or 8,022,000 l/ha (857,605 US gal/ac) less. About 3/5 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 24.1° lower in Taunton, Ma than in Direction Island, Cocos/ Keeling Islands.

Climate Comparison Table

The table shows values for Taunton, Ma 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 Taunton, Ma.

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) -28 (-50) -28 (-50) -22 (-39) -15 (-27) -9 (-16) -3 (-5) 0 (0) -1 (-2) -5 (-9) -12 (-21) -18 (-32) -24 (-44) -14 (-25)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -31 (-56) -31 (-55) -25 (-46) -20 (-35) -13 (-24) -7 (-13) -4 (-8) -5 (-9) -9 (-17) -16 (-28) -21 (-38) -28 (-50) -18 (-32)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) -34 (-62) -33 (-60) -29 (-52) -24 (-44) -18 (-32) -12 (-21) -8 (-15) -9 (-16) -14 (-25) -20 (-36) -24 (-44) -31 (-56) -21 (-39)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -40 (-2) -102 (-4) -117 (-5) -165 (-7) -99 (-4) -144 (-6) -127 (-5) -20 (-1) +3 (+0) +9 (+0) +8 (+0) -8 (0) -802 (-32)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -3h 17' -2h 02' -0h 22' +1h 24' +2h 55' +3h 41' +3h 20' +2h 02' +0h 19' -1h 27' -2h 57' -3h 41'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day () -53.4 -48.7 -29.1 -6 +10.7 +17 +11 -5.7 -28.5 -48.8 -53.5 -53.9   -24.1

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