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Fort Dodge, Ia vs West Island, Cocos/ Keeling Islands Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Fort Dodge, Ia, Usa and West Island, Cocos/ Keeling Islands, Australia is approximately 16,434 km or 10,212 mi.
  • To reach Fort Dodge, Ia in this distance one would set out from West Island, Cocos/ Keeling Islands bearing 14.9° or NNE and follow the great circles arc to approach Fort Dodge, Ia bearing 159.8° or SSE .
  • Fort Dodge, Ia has a hot summer continental climate with no dry season (Dfa) whereas West Island, Cocos/ Keeling Islands has a tropical monsoonal climate (Am).
  • The mean temperature is 18.2 °C (32.8°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 30.4 °C (54.7°F) more in Fort Dodge, Ia. The continentality subtype is truly continental as opposed to extremely hyperoceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 1076.5 mm (42.4 in) less which is equivalent to 1076.5 l/m² (26.42 US gal/ft²) or 10,765,000 l/ha (1,150,850 US gal/ac) less. About 4/9 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 25.1° lower in Fort Dodge, Ia than in West Island, Cocos/ Keeling Islands.

Climate Comparison Table

The table shows values for Fort Dodge, Ia 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 Fort Dodge, Ia.

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) -14 (-26) -7 (-12) -1 (-1) 2 (+3) 0 (0) -5 (-8) -12 (-21) -21 (-39) -31 (-55) -15 (-26)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -36 (-65) -33 (-59) -26 (-47) -18 (-33) -11 (-20) -5 (-10) -3 (-5) -4 (-8) -9 (-16) -16 (-29) -24 (-44) -33 (-60) -18 (-33)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) -39 (-70) -36 (-65) -30 (-53) -23 (-41) -16 (-29) -10 (-18) -7 (-12) -9 (-15) -13 (-24) -20 (-36) -27 (-49) -36 (-64) -22 (-40)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -185 (-7) -150 (-6) -194 (-8) -168 (-7) -84 (-3) -85 (-3) -83 (-3) -8 (0) +16 (+1) +12 (+0) -59 (-2) -88 (-3) -1077 (-42)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -3h 24' -2h 06' -0h 23' +1h 27' +3h 01' +3h 49' +3h 27' +2h 07' +0h 20' -1h 30' -3h 03' -3h 49'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -54.6 -49.8 -30.1 -7 +9.7 +16 +10 -6.7 -29.5 -49.9 -54.7 -55.1   -25.1

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