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Pontianak, Borneo vs Madang Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Pontianak, Borneo, Indonesia and Madang, Papua New Guinea is approximately 4,090 km or 2,542 mi.
  • To reach Pontianak, Borneo in this distance one would set out from Madang bearing 277° or W and follow the great circles arc to approach Pontianak, Borneo bearing 278.7° or W .
  • Both have a tropical rainforest climate (Af).
  • Pontianak, Borneo is in or near the tropical moist forest biome whereas Madang is in or near the subtropical wet forest biome.
  • The annual mean temperature is 1.3 °C (2.3°F) warmer.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 0 °C (0°F) more in Pontianak, Borneo. The continentality subtype is extremely hyperoceanic for both.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 259 mm (10.2 in) less which is equivalent to 259 l/m² (6.36 US gal/ft²) or 2,590,000 l/ha (276,888 US gal/ac) less. About 1 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 0.5° higher in Pontianak, Borneo than in Madang.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) 0 (0) +1 (+2) +1 (+2) +1 (+2) +1 (+2) +2 (+4) +2 (+4) +2 (+4) +2 (+4) +2 (+4) +1 (+2) 0 (0) +1 (+2)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -116 (-5) -102 (-4) -122 (-5) -162 (-6) -37 (-1) +22 (+1) +32 (+1) +115 (+5) +103 (+4) +77 (+3) -5 (0) -64 (-3) -259 (-10)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) +2 (+6) -1 ( -4) -2 ( -6) 0 ( 0) +1 (+3) +3 (+10) 0 ( 0) +4 (+13) +4 (+13) +9 (+29) +9 (+30) +3 (+10)   +32 (+9)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -0h 15' -0h 09' -0h 01' +0h 06' +0h 14' +0h 17' +0h 16' +0h 09' +0h 01' -0h 07' -0h 14' -0h 17'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -5.1 -4.7 +3.9 +5.2 +5.2 +5.2 +5.2 +5.2 +4.3 -4.7 -5.2 -5.2   +0.5

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