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

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  • The distance between Yakushima, Japan and Direction Island, Cocos/ Keeling Islands, Australia is approximately 5,946 km or 3,695 mi.
  • To reach Yakushima in this distance one would set out from Direction Island, Cocos/ Keeling Islands bearing 36.7° or NE and follow the great circles arc to approach Yakushima bearing 42.6° or NE .
  • Yakushima has a humid subtropical climate (Cfa) whereas Direction Island, Cocos/ Keeling Islands has a tropical rainforest climate (Af).
  • The mean temperature is 7.7 °C (13.9°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 13.9 °C (25°F) more in Yakushima. The continentality subtype is truly oceanic as opposed to extremely hyperoceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 2302.7 mm (90.7 in) more which is equivalent to 2302.7 l/m (56.51 US gal/ft) or 23,027,000 l/ha (2,461,739 US gal/ac) more. About 2 1/6 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 12.6° lower in Yakushima than in Direction Island, Cocos/ Keeling Islands.
  • Relative humidity levels are 2.9% lower.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 8.1°C (14.5°F) lower.

Climate Comparison Table

The table shows values for Yakushima 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 Yakushima.

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) -16 (-29) -17 (-30) -13 (-23) -8 (-15) -5 (-10) -1 (-3) +2 (+4) +2 (+4) 0 (+0) -5 (-8) -9 (-16) -13 (-23) -7 (-12)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -17 (-30) -16 (-29) -14 (-25) -10 (-18) -7 (-12) -2 (-4) +1 (+1) +1 (+2) -1 (-2) -5 (-9) -9 (-16) -14 (-25) -8 (-14)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) -17 (-30) -16 (-29) -15 (-27) -12 (-21) -8 (-14) -3 (-6) 0 (-1) 0 (0) -2 (-3) -5 (-10) -9 (-17) -15 (-27) -9 (-15)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +83 (+3) +109 (+4) +249 (+10) +186 (+7) +304 (+12) +396 (+16) +56 (+2) +118 (+5) +300 (+12) +204 (+8) +189 (+7) +111 (+4) +2303 (+91)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -2h 21' -1h 27' -0h 16' +1h 00' +2h 05' +2h 37' +2h 23' +1h 28' +0h 13' -1h 02' -2h 06' -2h 37'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day () -42.1 -37.4 -17.9 +5.3 +22 +28.5 +22.6 +6 -16.8 -37.2 -41.9 -42.4   -12.6
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) -6 -8 -6 -7 -4 +2 +2 +3 +5 -4 -4 -8   -2.9
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature C & (F) -17.2 (-31) -17.4 (-31) -14.6 (-26) -11 (-20) -7.2 (-13) -2 (-4) +1 (+2) +1.5 (+3) +0.2 (+0) -5.6 (-10) -9.5 (-17) -15 (-27) -8.1 (-15)

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