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

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  • The distance between Kufra, Libya and West Island, Cocos/ Keeling Islands, Australia is approximately 8,945 km or 5,558 mi.
  • To reach Kufra in this distance one would set out from West Island, Cocos/ Keeling Islands bearing 297.5° or WNW and follow the great circles arc to approach Kufra bearing 288.1° or WNW .
  • Kufra has a subtropical hot desert climate (BWh) whereas West Island, Cocos/ Keeling Islands has a tropical monsoonal climate (Am).
  • The average temperature is 3.6 °C (6.5°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 15.9 °C (28.6°F) more in Kufra. The continentality subtype is truly oceanic as opposed to extremely hyperoceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 1937.5 mm (76.3 in) less which is equivalent to 1937.5 l/m² (47.55 US gal/ft²) or 19,375,000 l/ha (2,071,316 US gal/ac) less. About 0 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 6.4° lower in Kufra than in West Island, Cocos/ Keeling Islands.

Climate Comparison Table

The table shows values for Kufra 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 Kufra.

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) -9 (-15) -7 (-12) -2 (-3) 3 (+6) +8 (+14) +11 (+19) +10 (+18) +10 (+18) +7 (+12) 3 (+6) -2 (-3) -7 (-13) 2 (+4)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -14 (-25) -12 (-22) -8 (-14) -3 (-6) +2 (+3) +4 (+8) +5 (+8) +5 (+8) +2 (+3) -2 (-3) -8 (-14) -13 (-23) -4 (-6)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) -20 (-35) -18 (-32) -14 (-25) -10 (-18) -5 (-9) -2 (-4) -1 (-1) -1 (-1) -4 (-6) -7 (-13) -13 (-24) -19 (-33) -9 (-17)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -206 (-8) -173 (-7) -249 (-10) -250 (-10) -187 (-7) -209 (-8) -197 (-8) -117 (-5) -84 (-3) -51 (-2) -99 (-4) -117 (-5) -1938 (-76)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -1h 56' -1h 13' -0h 13' +0h 50' +1h 43' +2h 10' +1h 58' +1h 13' +0h 11' -0h 52' -1h 45' -2h 10'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -36 -31.2 -11.5 +11.7 +28.3 +34.7 +28.6 +12.1 -10.6 -31 -35.9 -36.3   -6.4

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