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

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  • The distance between Guangzhou, China and Direction Island, Cocos/ Keeling Islands, Australia is approximately 4,321 km or 2,685 mi.
  • To reach Guangzhou in this distance one would set out from Direction Island, Cocos/ Keeling Islands bearing 24.7° or NNE and follow the great circles arc to approach Guangzhou bearing 26.4° or NNE .
  • Guangzhou has a humid subtropical climate with dry winters (Cwa) whereas Direction Island, Cocos/ Keeling Islands has a tropical rainforest climate (Af).
  • The annual average temperature is 5 °C (9.1°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 13.2 °C (23.8°F) more in Guangzhou. The continentality subtype is truly oceanic as opposed to extremely hyperoceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 306 mm (12 in) less which is equivalent to 306 l/m² (7.51 US gal/ft²) or 3,060,000 l/ha (327,134 US gal/ac) less. About 5/6 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 5.5° lower in Guangzhou than in Direction Island, Cocos/ Keeling Islands.

Climate Comparison Table

The table shows values for Guangzhou 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 Guangzhou.

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) -12 (-21) -13 (-23) -8 (-15) -4 (-6) 0 (+1) +3 (+6) +5 (+8) +5 (+8) +3 (+6) 0 (-1) -5 (-8) -9 (-15) -3 (-5)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -14 (-26) -14 (-25) -10 (-19) -6 (-10) -1 (-3) +1 (+2) +3 (+5) +2 (+4) +1 (+2) -3 (-5) -7 (-13) -12 (-22) -5 (-9)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) -15 (-27) -14 (-25) -11 (-20) -7 (-12) -2 (-4) +1 (+1) +1 (+2) +1 (+2) 0 (0) -4 (-6) -8 (-15) -14 (-25) -6 (-11)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -94 (-4) -131 (-5) -131 (-5) -82 (-3) +83 (+3) +29 (+1) +7 (+0) +99 (+4) +78 (+3) -5 (0) -65 (-3) -94 (-4) -306 (-12)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -1h 52' -1h 10' -0h 12' +0h 48' +1h 40' +2h 05' +1h 54' +1h 10' +0h 11' -0h 50' -1h 41' -2h 06'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -34.9 -30.3 -10.7 +12.5 +29.1 +35.1 +29.5 +13.1 -9.6 -30.1 -34.7 -35.2   -5.5

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