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Pontianak, Borneo vs Sibu Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Pontianak, Borneo, Indonesia and Sibu, Malaysia is approximately 382 km or 237 mi.
  • To reach Pontianak, Borneo in this distance one would set out from Sibu bearing 226.8° or SW and follow the great circles arc to approach Pontianak, Borneo bearing 226.7° or SW .
  • Both have a tropical rainforest climate (Af).
  • Pontianak, Borneo is in or near the tropical moist forest biome whereas Sibu is in or near the subtropical wet forest biome.
  • The average temperature is 1.6 °C (2.8°F) warmer.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 0.4 °C (0.7°F) less in Pontianak, Borneo. The continentality subtype is extremely hyperoceanic for both.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 39.4 mm (1.6 in) less which is equivalent to 39.4 l/m² (0.97 US gal/ft²) or 394,000 l/ha (42,121 US gal/ac) less. About 1 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 0.1° lower in Pontianak, Borneo than in Sibu.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) +2 (+3) +2 (+4) +2 (+3) +1 (+3) +1 (+2) +1 (+2) +2 (+3) +2 (+3) +2 (+3) +2 (+3) +2 (+3) +1 (+2) +2 (+3)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -110 (-4) -60 (-2) -38 (-1) -15 (-1) +65 (+3) +55 (+2) -11 (0) -33 (-1) -67 (-3) +96 (+4) +98 (+4) -19 (-1) -39 (-2)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day +0h 07' +0h 04' +0h 00' -0h 03' -0h 06' -0h 08' -0h 07' -0h 04' -0h 00' +0h 03' +0h 06' +0h 08'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) +2.3 +2.3 +1 -2.3 -2.4 -2.3 -2.4 -2.4 +0.4 +2.2 +2.3 +2.4   -0.1

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