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Salalah, Dhofar vs West Island, Cocos/ Keeling Islands Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Salalah, Dhofar, Oman and West Island, Cocos/ Keeling Islands, Australia is approximately 5,710 km or 3,548 mi.
  • To reach Salalah, Dhofar in this distance one would set out from West Island, Cocos/ Keeling Islands bearing 303.8° or NW and follow the great circles arc to approach Salalah, Dhofar bearing 301.9° or WNW .
  • Salalah, Dhofar has a subtropical hot desert climate (BWh) whereas West Island, Cocos/ Keeling Islands has a tropical monsoonal climate (Am).
  • The annual average temperature is 0.6 °C (1.1°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 4.5 °C (8.1°F) more in Salalah, Dhofar. The continentality subtype is truly hyperoceanic as opposed to extremely hyperoceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 1807.5 mm (71.2 in) less which is equivalent to 1807.5 l/m² (44.36 US gal/ft²) or 18,075,000 l/ha (1,932,337 US gal/ac) less. About 0 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 1.3° lower in Salalah, Dhofar than in West Island, Cocos/ Keeling Islands.

Climate Comparison Table

The table shows values for Salalah, Dhofar 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 Salalah, Dhofar.

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) -2 (-4) -2 (-3) 0 (+0) +2 (+4) +3 (+6) +3 (+6) +1 (+1) -1 (-1) +1 (+2) 2 (+3) 2 (+3) -1 (-1) 1 (+1)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -4 (-7) -4 (-7) -2 (-4) +0 (+1) +2 (+4) +3 (+5) +1 (+1) -1 (-1) +0 (+1) 0 (0) -1 (-1) -3 (-5) -1 (-1)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) -7 (-12) -6 (-10) -4 (-7) -2 (-3) +1 (+1) +2 (+4) +0 (+1) -1 (-1) 0 (0) -2 (-4) -4 (-7) -6 (-10) -2 (-4)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -204 (-8) -166 (-7) -242 (-10) -230 (-9) -170 (-7) -198 (-8) -173 (-7) -94 (-4) -80 (-3) -47 (-2) -89 (-4) -116 (-5) -1808 (-71)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -1h 31' -0h 57' -0h 10' +0h 39' +1h 21' +1h 42' +1h 32' +0h 57' +0h 09' -0h 41' -1h 22' -1h 42'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -28.8 -24.1 -4.4 +18.8 +29.1 +29.2 +29 +19.3 -3.4 -23.9 -28.7 -29.2   -1.3

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