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Ilulissat/ Jakobshavn vs West Island, Cocos/ Keeling Islands Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Ilulissat/ Jakobshavn, Greenland and West Island, Cocos/ Keeling Islands, Australia is approximately 13,279 km or 8,251 mi.
  • To reach Ilulissat/ Jakobshavn in this distance one would set out from West Island, Cocos/ Keeling Islands bearing 347.5° or NNW and follow the great circles arc to approach Ilulissat/ Jakobshavn bearing 216.6° or SW .
  • Ilulissat/ Jakobshavn has a tundra climate (ET) whereas West Island, Cocos/ Keeling Islands has a tropical monsoonal climate (Am).
  • The annual mean temperature is 30.6 °C (55.1°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 20.9 °C (37.6°F) more in Ilulissat/ Jakobshavn. The continentality subtype is subcontinental as opposed to extremely hyperoceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 1675.5 mm (66 in) less which is equivalent to 1675.5 l/m² (41.12 US gal/ft²) or 16,755,000 l/ha (1,791,221 US gal/ac) less. About 1/7 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 51.2° lower in Ilulissat/ Jakobshavn than in West Island, Cocos/ Keeling Islands.

Climate Comparison Table

The table shows values for Ilulissat/ Jakobshavn 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 Ilulissat/ Jakobshavn.

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) -40 (-71) -40 (-72) -39 (-70) -34 (-60) -25 (-45) -19 (-35) -16 (-29) -18 (-32) -23 (-42) -30 (-53) -33 (-59) -37 (-67) -29 (-53)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -41 (-73) -41 (-74) -40 (-73) -36 (-64) -26 (-48) -20 (-37) -17 (-31) -19 (-34) -24 (-43) -30 (-55) -34 (-61) -38 (-68) -31 (-55)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) -42 (-75) -43 (-77) -42 (-76) -38 (-68) -28 (-50) -21 (-38) -19 (-34) -20 (-35) -25 (-44) -31 (-56) -35 (-63) -39 (-69) -32 (-57)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -196 (-8) -160 (-6) -236 (-9) -235 (-9) -169 (-7) -190 (-7) -165 (-7) -86 (-3) -43 (-2) -19 (-1) -78 (-3) -100 (-4) -1676 (-66)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -11h 24' -5h 41' -0h 58' +3h 46' +9h 31' +12h 42' +11h 38' +5h 43' +0h 50' -3h 54' -9h 42' -12h 42'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (¬°) -80.5 -75.9 -56.3 -33.2 -16.5 -10.2 -16.1 -32.9 -55.6 -75.9 -80.4 -81.2   -51.2

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