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Pontianak, Borneo vs Cherrapunji Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Pontianak, Borneo, Indonesia and Cherrapunji, India is approximately 3,387 km or 2,105 mi.
  • To reach Pontianak, Borneo in this distance one would set out from Cherrapunji bearing 143.4° or SE and follow the great circles arc to approach Pontianak, Borneo bearing 147.4° or SSE .
  • Pontianak, Borneo has a tropical rainforest climate (Af) whereas Cherrapunji has a subtropical highland climate with dry winters (Cwb).
  • Pontianak, Borneo is in or near the tropical moist forest biome whereas Cherrapunji is in or near the subtropical rain forest biome.
  • The annual average temperature is 10.5 °C (19°F) warmer.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 8.1 °C (14.6°F) less in Pontianak, Borneo. The continentality subtype is extremely hyperoceanic as opposed to barely hyperoceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 8596 mm (338.4 in) less which is equivalent to 8596 l/m² (210.97 US gal/ft²) or 85,960,000 l/ha (9,189,695 US gal/ac) less. About 1/4 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 9.9° higher in Pontianak, Borneo than in Cherrapunji.
  • Relative humidity levels are 15.7% lower.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 6.7°C (12.1°F) higher.

Climate Comparison Table

The table shows values for Pontianak, Borneo relative to Cherrapunji. You can also view this comparison the other way around from the perspective of Cherrapunji vs Pontianak, Borneo.

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) +15 (+28) +15 (+26) +12 (+21) +10 (+19) +10 (+17) +9 (+17) +10 (+18) +9 (+16) +9 (+17) +9 (+17) +11 (+19) +14 (+25) +11 (+20)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) +16 (+28) +15 (+27) +12 (+21) +10 (+18) +9 (+16) +8 (+14) +8 (+14) +7 (+13) +8 (+14) +9 (+16) +12 (+21) +14 (+26) +11 (+19)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) +16 (+28) +15 (+27) +12 (+21) +10 (+17) +8 (+14) +6 (+11) +5 (+9) +5 (+9) +7 (+12) +8 (+15) +12 (+21) +16 (+28) +10 (+18)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +263 (+10) +162 (+6) +1 (+0) -661 (-26) -932 (-37) -2070 (-81) -3107 (-122) -1557 (-61) -1123 (-44) -183 (-7) +317 (+12) +294 (+12) -8596 (-338)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day +1h 23' +0h 51' +0h 09' -0h 35' -1h 13' -1h 32' -1h 24' -0h 51' -0h 08' +0h 37' +1h 14' +1h 32'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) +25.1 +24.9 +23.3 +1.6 -15.1 -21.5 -15.6 +0.9 +22.7 +24.8 +25.1 +25.3   +9.9
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) -3 -4 -6 -16 -20 -26 -32 -30 -27 -16 -5 -3   -15.7
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) +14.2 (+26) +13.3 (+24) +9.6 (+17) +6.1 (+11) +4.2 (+8) +2.1 (+4) +1 (+2) +0.7 (+1) +1.8 (+3) +4.8 (+9) +9.9 (+18) +13 (+23) +6.7 (+12)

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