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Sentani/ Jayapura, Papua vs West Island, Cocos/ Keeling Islands Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Sentani/ Jayapura, Papua, Indonesia and West Island, Cocos/ Keeling Islands, Australia is approximately 4,923 km or 3,059 mi.
  • To reach Sentani/ Jayapura, Papua in this distance one would set out from West Island, Cocos/ Keeling Islands bearing 81° or E and follow the great circles arc to approach Sentani/ Jayapura, Papua bearing 75.1° or ENE .
  • Sentani/ Jayapura, Papua has a tropical rainforest climate (Af) whereas West Island, Cocos/ Keeling Islands has a tropical monsoonal climate (Am).
  • The average annual temperature is 0.6 °C (1.1°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 1.7 °C (3.1°F) less in Sentani/ Jayapura, Papua. The continentality subtype is extremely hyperoceanic for both.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 111.5 mm (4.4 in) less which is equivalent to 111.5 l/m² (2.74 US gal/ft²) or 1,115,000 l/ha (119,201 US gal/ac) less. About 1 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 2.4° higher in Sentani/ Jayapura, Papua than in West Island, Cocos/ Keeling Islands.

Climate Comparison Table

The table shows values for Sentani/ Jayapura, Papua 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 Sentani/ Jayapura, Papua.

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -1 (-2) -1 (-2) -1 (-3) -1 (-2) -1 (-2) 0 (-1) +0 (+0) +0 (+0) +0 (+0) 0 (-1) -1 (-1) -1 (-2) -1 (-1)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +26 (+1) +66 (+3) -11 (0) -67 (-3) -104 (-4) -134 (-5) -127 (-5) -10 (0) +42 (+2) +33 (+1) +81 (+3) +93 (+4) -112 (-4)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -0h 30' -0h 18' -0h 03' +0h 12' +0h 26' +0h 33' +0h 30' +0h 18' +0h 02' -0h 13' -0h 26' -0h 33'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -9.4 -5 +9.2 +9.6 +9.7 +9.6 +9.6 +9.5 +9.3 -4.8 -9.2 -9.6   +2.4

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