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

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  • The distance between Palermo, Sicily, Italy and Direction Island, Cocos/ Keeling Islands, Australia is approximately 10,282 km or 6,389 mi.
  • To reach Palermo, Sicily in this distance one would set out from Direction Island, Cocos/ Keeling Islands bearing 308.5° or NW and follow the great circles arc to approach Palermo, Sicily bearing 283.4° or WNW .
  • Palermo, Sicily has a Mediterranean hot climate (Csa) whereas Direction Island, Cocos/ Keeling Islands has a tropical rainforest climate (Af).
  • The mean annual temperature is 9 °C (16.1°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 13 °C (23.4°F) more in Palermo, Sicily. The continentality subtype is truly oceanic as opposed to extremely hyperoceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 1248 mm (49.1 in) less which is equivalent to 1248 l/m² (30.63 US gal/ft²) or 12,480,000 l/ha (1,334,195 US gal/ac) less. About 3/8 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 20.3° lower in Palermo, Sicily than in Direction Island, Cocos/ Keeling Islands.
  • Relative humidity levels are 8.6% lower.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 10.5°C (18.9°F) lower.

Climate Comparison Table

The table shows values for Palermo, Sicily 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 Palermo, Sicily.

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) -16 (-29) -16 (-29) -13 (-23) -9 (-16) -5 (-9) 0 (0) 2 (+4) 2 (+4) 0 (0) -5 (-9) -8 (-14) -13 (-23) -7 (-12)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -18 (-32) -18 (-32) -15 (-27) -12 (-21) -8 (-14) -3 (-5) -1 (-2) -1 (-2) -3 (-5) -7 (-12) -10 (-17) -15 (-26) -9 (-16)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) -19 (-34) -19 (-34) -17 (-31) -14 (-25) -11 (-20) -6 (-11) -4 (-7) -4 (-7) -5 (-9) -8 (-14) -11 (-20) -16 (-29) -11 (-20)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -38 (-1) -112 (-4) -146 (-6) -198 (-8) -167 (-7) -213 (-8) -213 (-8) -108 (-4) -57 (-2) +14 (+1) -8 (0) -2 (0) -1248 (-49)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) +8 (+26) +4 (+14) 0 ( 0) 0 ( 0) -3 ( -10) -6 ( -20) -7 ( -23) -6 ( -19) +2 (+7) +8 (+26) +6 (+20) +9 (+29)   +15 (+4)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -2h 57' -1h 50' -0h 20' +1h 16' +2h 36' +3h 17' +2h 59' +1h 50' +0h 17' -1h 18' -2h 38' -3h 18'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -49.7 -45 -25.4 -2.3 +14.4 +20.8 +14.9 -1.9 -24.6 -45 -49.6 -50.1   -20.3
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) +1 -5 -10 -12 -14 -16 -17 -15 -8 -5 -2 +0   -8.6
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) -16.7 (-30) -17.9 (-32) -16.6 (-30) -13.6 (-24) -10.8 (-19) -6.4 (-12) -4.8 (-9) -4.4 (-8) -4.2 (-8) -7.3 (-13) -9.6 (-17) -14 (-25) -10.5 (-19)

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