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

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  • The distance between Midway Island, Hawaii and West Island, Cocos/ Keeling Islands, Australia is approximately 10,242 km or 6,364 mi.
  • To reach Midway Island in this distance one would set out from West Island, Cocos/ Keeling Islands bearing 61.6° or ENE and follow the great circles arc to approach Midway Island bearing 77.3° or ENE .
  • Midway Island has a tropical wet and dry/ savanna climate with dry winters (Aw) whereas West Island, Cocos/ Keeling Islands has a tropical monsoonal climate (Am).
  • The average annual temperature is 4.6 °C (8.3°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 6.3 °C (11.3°F) more in Midway Island. The continentality subtype is barely hyperoceanic as opposed to extremely hyperoceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 834.5 mm (32.9 in) less which is equivalent to 834.5 l/m² (20.48 US gal/ft²) or 8,345,000 l/ha (892,136 US gal/ac) less. About 4/7 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 10.3° lower in Midway Island than in West Island, Cocos/ Keeling Islands.

Climate Comparison Table

The table shows values for Midway Island 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 Midway Island.

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) -8 (-14) -8 (-14) -8 (-14) -7 (-12) -3 (-6) 0 (-1) 1 (+2) +2 (+4) +2 (+3) -2 (-3) -4 (-7) -7 (-13) -3 (-6)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -8 (-14) -9 (-17) -8 (-15) -7 (-13) -5 (-9) -2 (-4) -1 (-2) +0 (+0) +0 (+0) -2 (-4) -5 (-8) -8 (-14) -5 (-8)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) -9 (-15) -10 (-18) -9 (-16) -9 (-16) -7 (-12) -3 (-6) -2 (-3) -2 (-3) -2 (-3) -4 (-7) -6 (-11) -9 (-15) -6 (-11)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -99 (-4) -79 (-3) -142 (-6) -120 (-5) -96 (-4) -123 (-5) -118 (-5) -29 (-1) +43 (+2) +81 (+3) -56 (-2) -98 (-4) -835 (-33)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -2h 12' -1h 22' -0h 15' +0h 57' +1h 57' +2h 27' +2h 14' +1h 22' +0h 13' -0h 59' -1h 59' -2h 27'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -39.8 -34.9 -15.2 +7.9 +24.5 +30.8 +24.7 +7.9 -14.8 -35.2 -40 -40.3   -10.3

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