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

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  • The distance between Pyongyang, North Korea and Direction Island, Cocos/ Keeling Islands, Australia is approximately 6,425 km or 3,993 mi.
  • To reach Pyongyang in this distance one would set out from Direction Island, Cocos/ Keeling Islands bearing 26.3° or NNE and follow the great circles arc to approach Pyongyang bearing 34° or NE .
  • Pyongyang has a hot summer continental climate with dry winters (Dwa) whereas Direction Island, Cocos/ Keeling Islands has a tropical rainforest climate (Af).
  • The average temperature is 17.3 °C (31.1°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 30.2 °C (54.4°F) more in Pyongyang. The continentality subtype is truly continental as opposed to extremely hyperoceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 987.6 mm (38.9 in) less which is equivalent to 987.6 l/m² (24.24 US gal/ft²) or 9,876,000 l/ha (1,055,810 US gal/ac) less. About 1/2 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 21.2° lower in Pyongyang than in Direction Island, Cocos/ Keeling Islands.
  • Relative humidity levels are 5.5% lower.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 17.7°C (31.8°F) lower.

Climate Comparison Table

The table shows values for Pyongyang 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 Pyongyang.

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) -33 (-59) -30 (-54) -23 (-41) -13 (-23) -7 (-13) -1 (-2) 1 (+2) 1 (+2) -3 (-5) -10 (-18) -20 (-36) -29 (-52) -14 (-25)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -35 (-64) -32 (-58) -26 (-47) -18 (-32) -11 (-20) -5 (-10) -2 (-3) -2 (-3) -7 (-13) -15 (-27) -23 (-41) -31 (-56) -17 (-31)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) -38 (-68) -35 (-63) -29 (-52) -22 (-40) -15 (-27) -9 (-16) -4 (-7) -3 (-5) -10 (-18) -18 (-32) -25 (-45) -35 (-63) -20 (-36)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -123 (-5) -184 (-7) -188 (-7) -211 (-8) -139 (-5) -138 (-5) +61 (+2) +126 (+5) +15 (+1) -42 (-2) -70 (-3) -96 (-4) -988 (-39)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) -4 ( -13) -7 ( -25) -8 ( -26) -6 ( -20) -3 ( -10) -3 ( -10) +3 (+10) +2 (+6) +3 (+10) +2 (+6) 0 ( 0) -2 ( -6)   -23 ( -6)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -3h 01' -1h 52' -0h 20' +1h 18' +2h 41' +3h 23' +3h 04' +1h 53' +0h 17' -1h 20' -2h 43' -3h 23'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -50.7 -46 -26.5 -3.3 +13.4 +19.9 +14 -2.7 -25.4 -45.8 -50.5 -51   -21.2
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) +0 -7 -12 -17 -15 -10 +0 +2 +0 -3 -2 -2   -5.5
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) -33.7 (-61) -32.1 (-58) -27.1 (-49) -20.6 (-37) -13.8 (-25) -7.3 (-13) -1.8 (-3) -1.2 (-2) -7 (-13) -15 (-27) -22.2 (-40) -30.2 (-54) -17.7 (-32)

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