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

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  • The distance between Rocha, Uruguay and Direction Island, Cocos/ Keeling Islands, Australia is approximately 14,010 km or 8,706 mi.
  • To reach Rocha in this distance one would set out from Direction Island, Cocos/ Keeling Islands bearing 209.4° or SSW and follow the great circles arc to approach Rocha bearing 324.4° or NW .
  • Rocha has a marine west coast climate (Cfb) whereas Direction Island, Cocos/ Keeling Islands has a tropical rainforest climate (Af).
  • The mean annual temperature is 10.8 °C (19.5°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 8.8 °C (15.8°F) more in Rocha. The continentality subtype is barely hyperoceanic as opposed to extremely hyperoceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 865 mm (34.1 in) less which is equivalent to 865 l/m² (21.23 US gal/ft²) or 8,650,000 l/ha (924,742 US gal/ac) less. About 4/7 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 17.4° lower in Rocha than in Direction Island, Cocos/ Keeling Islands.

Climate Comparison Table

The table shows values for Rocha 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 Rocha.

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -6 (-10) -7 (-12) -8 (-15) -11 (-20) -13 (-24) -15 (-27) -15 (-27) -15 (-26) -13 (-24) -11 (-21) -9 (-16) -7 (-12) -11 (-19)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -38 (-1) -89 (-4) -126 (-5) -192 (-8) -112 (-4) -130 (-5) -114 (-4) -11 (0) +12 (+0) +14 (+1) -24 (-1) -55 (-2) -865 (-34)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day +1h 24' +0h 52' +0h 09' -0h 36' -1h 14' -1h 34' -1h 25' -0h 52' -0h 08' +0h 37' +1h 15' +1h 34'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day () -6.6 -20.6 -22.5 -22.6 -22.4 -22.4 -22.3 -22.3 -22.2 -19.9 -6.3 +0.3   -17.4

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