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

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  • The distance between Rasht, Iran and Direction Island, Cocos/ Keeling Islands, Australia is approximately 7,380 km or 4,586 mi.
  • To reach Rasht in this distance one would set out from Direction Island, Cocos/ Keeling Islands bearing 320.4° or NW and follow the great circles arc to approach Rasht bearing 308.4° or NW .
  • Rasht has a Mediterranean hot climate (Csa) whereas Direction Island, Cocos/ Keeling Islands has a tropical rainforest climate (Af).
  • The average annual temperature is 10.5 °C (19°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 17.5 °C (31.5°F) more in Rasht. The continentality subtype is semicontinental as opposed to extremely hyperoceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 632.5 mm (24.9 in) less which is equivalent to 632.5 l/m² (15.52 US gal/ft²) or 6,325,000 l/ha (676,184 US gal/ac) less. About 2/3 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 19.5° lower in Rasht than in Direction Island, Cocos/ Keeling Islands.
  • Relative humidity levels are 3.6% higher.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 9.5°C (17.2°F) lower.

Climate Comparison Table

The table shows values for Rasht 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 Rasht.

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -21 (-37) -21 (-38) -19 (-34) -13 (-23) -7 (-13) -2 (-4) +0 (+0) 0 (-1) -4 (-6) -9 (-16) -13 (-23) -18 (-32) -11 (-19)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +11 (+0) -77 (-3) -105 (-4) -202 (-8) -148 (-6) -190 (-7) -181 (-7) -48 (-2) +49 (+2) +146 (+6) +64 (+3) +49 (+2) -633 (-25)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -2h 52' -1h 47' -0h 19' +1h 14' +2h 33' +3h 13' +2h 55' +1h 47' +0h 17' -1h 16' -2h 35' -3h 13'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -48.9 -44.2 -24.7 -1.5 +15.2 +21.6 +15.7 -1 -23.8 -44.2 -48.8 -49.3   -19.5
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) +10 +8 +6 +0 -3 -7 -6 -1 +7 +10 +10 +9   +3.6
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) -18.3 (-33) -19.1 (-34) -17.2 (-31) -12.6 (-23) -7.5 (-14) -3.4 (-6) -1.1 (-2) -0.6 (-1) -1.9 (-3) -6.6 (-12) -10.7 (-19) -15.5 (-28) -9.5 (-17)

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