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

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  • The distance between Kufra, Libya and Direction Island, Cocos/ Keeling Islands, Australia is approximately 8,944 km or 5,558 mi.
  • To reach Kufra in this distance one would set out from Direction Island, Cocos/ Keeling Islands bearing 297.5° or WNW and follow the great circles arc to approach Kufra bearing 288° or WNW .
  • Kufra has a subtropical hot desert climate (BWh) whereas Direction Island, Cocos/ Keeling Islands has a tropical rainforest climate (Af).
  • The average temperature is 3.8 °C (6.8°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 15.5 °C (27.9°F) more in Kufra. The continentality subtype is truly oceanic as opposed to extremely hyperoceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 1987 mm (78.2 in) less which is equivalent to 1987 l/m² (48.77 US gal/ft²) or 19,870,000 l/ha (2,124,235 US gal/ac) less. About 0 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 6.5° lower in Kufra than in Direction Island, Cocos/ Keeling Islands.
  • Relative humidity levels are 45.5% lower.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 17.7°C (31.9°F) lower.

Climate Comparison Table

The table shows values for Kufra 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 Kufra.

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) -9 (-16) -8 (-14) -2 (-4) 4 (+7) +8 (+14) +11 (+20) +10 (+18) +10 (+18) +7 (+13) 3 (+5) -2 (-4) -7 (-13) 2 (+4)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -15 (-26) -13 (-23) -9 (-15) -4 (-6) +2 (+3) +5 (+8) +5 (+8) +5 (+8) +2 (+3) -2 (-4) -8 (-14) -13 (-23) -4 (-7)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) -20 (-36) -18 (-32) -15 (-27) -11 (-20) -5 (-9) -2 (-4) -1 (-2) -1 (-2) -4 (-7) -7 (-13) -13 (-23) -19 (-34) -10 (-17)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -137 (-5) -196 (-8) -216 (-9) -264 (-10) -201 (-8) -229 (-9) -221 (-9) -121 (-5) -94 (-4) -84 (-3) -107 (-4) -117 (-5) -1987 (-78)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) -7 ( -23) -10 ( -35) -12 ( -39) -11 ( -37) -10 ( -32) -10 ( -33) -9 ( -29) -8 ( -26) -4 ( -13) -4 ( -13) -7 ( -23) -6 ( -19)   -98 ( -27)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -1h 56' -1h 12' -0h 13' +0h 50' +1h 43' +2h 10' +1h 58' +1h 12' +0h 11' -0h 52' -1h 44' -2h 10'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -35.9 -31.2 -11.6 +11.6 +28.2 +34.6 +28.5 +12 -10.7 -31.1 -35.8 -36.2   -6.5
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) -29 -39 -45 -52 -57 -58 -57 -55 -48 -45 -33 -28   -45.5
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) -21.1 (-38) -22.8 (-41) -21 (-38) -19.3 (-35) -17.5 (-32) -15.5 (-28) -15.3 (-28) -14.9 (-27) -14.3 (-26) -15.6 (-28) -15.9 (-29) -19.2 (-35) -17.7 (-32)

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