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Puerto Princesa, Palawan vs Direction Island, Cocos/ Keeling Islands Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Puerto Princesa, Palawan, Philippines and Direction Island, Cocos/ Keeling Islands, Australia is approximately 3,424 km or 2,128 mi.
  • To reach Puerto Princesa, Palawan in this distance one would set out from Direction Island, Cocos/ Keeling Islands bearing 45.8° or NE and follow the great circles arc to approach Puerto Princesa, Palawan bearing 45.3° or NE .
  • Puerto Princesa, Palawan has a tropical wet and dry/ savanna climate with dry winters (Aw) whereas Direction Island, Cocos/ Keeling Islands has a tropical rainforest climate (Af).
  • The average annual temperature is 0.6 °C (1.1°F) warmer.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 0 °C (0°F) more in Puerto Princesa, Palawan. The continentality subtype is extremely hyperoceanic for both.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 381 mm (15 in) less which is equivalent to 381 l/m² (9.35 US gal/ft²) or 3,810,000 l/ha (407,314 US gal/ac) less. About 4/5 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 1.4° higher in Puerto Princesa, Palawan than in Direction Island, Cocos/ Keeling Islands.
  • Relative humidity levels are 8.7% lower.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 1.4°C (2.6°F) lower.

Climate Comparison Table

The table shows values for Puerto Princesa, Palawan 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 Puerto Princesa, Palawan.

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) 1 (+2) 1 (+2) 2 (+4) +4 (+7) +4 (+7) +4 (+7) +4 (+7) +4 (+7) +4 (+7) +2 (+4) +2 (+4) 2 (+4) +3 (+5)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -1 (-1) -1 (-2) 0 (0) +2 (+3) +2 (+4) +1 (+2) +1 (+2) +1 (+2) +1 (+2) +1 (+1) +1 (+1) 0 (0) +1 (+1)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) -4 (-7) -4 (-7) -5 (-9) -4 (-7) -2 (-4) -1 (-2) -1 (-2) -2 (-4) -2 (-4) -2 (-4) -2 (-4) -3 (-5) -3 (-5)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -99 (-4) -168 (-7) -156 (-6) -222 (-9) -65 (-3) -58 (-2) -40 (-2) +79 (+3) +127 (+5) +123 (+5) +97 (+4) +1 (+0) -381 (-15)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) -3 ( -10) -7 ( -25) -8 ( -26) -6 ( -20) +3 (+10) +5 (+17) +6 (+19) +9 (+29) +13 (+43) +13 (+42) +8 (+27) +3 (+10)   +36 (+10)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -1h 07' -0h 42' -0h 07' +0h 29' +1h 00' +1h 15' +1h 08' +0h 42' +0h 06' -0h 30' -1h 00' -1h 15'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -21.5 -16.9 +2.7 +21.8 +21.9 +21.8 +21.8 +21.7 +3.7 -16.7 -21.3 -21.8   +1.4
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) -7 -13 -16 -17 -12 -10 -8 -7 -4 -3 -2 -5   -8.7
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) -2.1 (-4) -4 (-7) -3.8 (-7) -2.5 (-5) -0.8 (-1) -1.2 (-2) -0.8 (-1) -0.6 (-1) +0.1 (+0) -0.2 (0) +0 (+0) -1.1 (-2) -1.4 (-3)

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