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Pontianak, Borneo vs Merauke, Papua Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Pontianak, Borneo, Indonesia and Merauke, Papua, Indonesia is approximately 3,566 km or 2,216 mi.
  • To reach Pontianak, Borneo in this distance one would set out from Merauke, Papua bearing 283.7° or WNW and follow the great circles arc to approach Pontianak, Borneo bearing 286.1° or WNW .
  • Pontianak, Borneo has a tropical rainforest climate (Af) whereas Merauke, Papua has a tropical wet and dry/ savanna climate with dry winters (Aw).
  • Both are in or near the tropical moist forest biome.
  • The annual average temperature is 1.8 °C (3.3°F) warmer.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 1 °C (1.8°F) less in Pontianak, Borneo. The continentality subtype is extremely hyperoceanic for both.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 1725 mm (67.9 in) more which is equivalent to 1725 l/m² (42.34 US gal/ft²) or 17,250,000 l/ha (1,844,139 US gal/ac) more. About 2 1/5 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 1.3° higher in Pontianak, Borneo than in Merauke, Papua.
  • Relative humidity levels are 17.3% lower.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 2.1°C (3.7°F) lower.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) 0 (0) +2 (+4) +1 (+2) +2 (+4) +2 (+4) +3 (+5) +3 (+5) +3 (+5) +3 (+5) +2 (+4) +1 (+2) 0 (0) +2 (+3)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +70 (+3) -144 (-6) +39 (+2) +91 (+4) +199 (+8) +171 (+7) +128 (+5) +187 (+7) +221 (+9) +339 (+13) +327 (+13) +97 (+4) +1725 (+68)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) -1 ( -3) -4 ( -14) -2 ( -6) +3 (+10) +8 (+26) +3 (+10) +1 (+3) +7 (+23) +9 (+30) +14 (+45) +12 (+40) +6 (+19)   +56 (+15)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -0h 26' -0h 16' -0h 03' +0h 11' +0h 23' +0h 29' +0h 26' +0h 16' +0h 02' -0h 11' -0h 23' -0h 29'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -8.3 -7.1 +7 +8.5 +8.4 +8.5 +8.4 +8.4 +7.5 -6.9 -8.3 -8.4   +1.3
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) -15 -18 -20 -19 -18 -18 -21 -19 -18 -16 -12 -13   -17.3
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) -3.3 (-6) -2.1 (-4) -3.5 (-6) -2.2 (-4) -2 (-4) -1 (-2) -1.8 (-3) -1.5 (-3) -1.2 (-2) -1.7 (-3) -1.8 (-3) -2.9 (-5) -2.1 (-4)

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