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Dikson Island vs Minicoy Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Dikson Island, Russia and Minicoy, Lakshadweep is approximately 7,267 km or 4,516 mi.
  • To reach Dikson Island in this distance one would set out from Minicoy bearing 2.3° or N and follow the great circles arc to approach Dikson Island bearing 7.9° or N .
  • Dikson Island has a tundra climate (ET) whereas Minicoy has a tropical wet and dry/ savanna climate with dry winters (Aw).
  • The average annual temperature is 39.9 °C (71.8°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 29 °C (52.2°F) more in Dikson Island. The continentality subtype is truly continental as opposed to extremely hyperoceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 1247.1 mm (49.1 in) less which is equivalent to 1247.1 l/m (30.61 US gal/ft) or 12,471,000 l/ha (1,333,233 US gal/ac) less. About 2/9 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 57.4° lower in Dikson Island than in Minicoy.

Climate Comparison Table

The table shows values for Dikson Island relative to Minicoy. You can also view this comparison the other way around from the perspective of Minicoy vs Dikson Island.

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -54 (-97) -54 (-96) -52 (-93) -47 (-85) -38 (-69) -28 (-51) -23 (-42) -23 (-42) -27 (-48) -36 (-65) -46 (-84) -50 (-91) -40 (-72)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +24 (+1) +5 (+0) +2 (+0) -41 (-2) -169 (-7) -263 (-10) -191 (-8) -198 (-8) -141 (-6) -117 (-5) -122 (-5) -36 (-1) -1247 (-49)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -11h 34' -7h 28' -1h 07' +4h 30' +11h 07' +11h 31' +11h 34' +7h 31' +0h 57' -4h 42' -11h 16' -11h 31'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day () -65 -64.8 -64.9 -58 -41.4 -35 -40.7 -57.5 -65 -64.7 -65 -65.2   -57.4

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