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Pontianak, Borneo vs Tambora, Sumbawa Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Pontianak, Borneo, Indonesia and Tambora, Sumbawa, Indonesia is approximately 1,310 km or 814 mi.
  • To reach Pontianak, Borneo in this distance one would set out from Tambora, Sumbawa bearing 313.6° or NW and follow the great circles arc to approach Pontianak, Borneo bearing 314.2° or NW .
  • Both have a tropical rainforest climate (Af).
  • Pontianak, Borneo is in or near the tropical moist forest biome whereas Tambora, Sumbawa is in or near the subtropical wet forest biome.
  • The mean annual temperature is 5.7 °C (10.2°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 571 mm (22.5 in) less which is equivalent to 571 l/m² (14.01 US gal/ft²) or 5,710,000 l/ha (610,437 US gal/ac) less. About 6/7 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 1.2° higher in Pontianak, Borneo than in Tambora, Sumbawa.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) +7 (+13) +8 (+14) +7 (+13) +6 (+11) +7 (+13) +7 (+13) +7 (+13) +7 (+13) +6 (+11) +6 (+11) +5 (+9) +6 (+11) +7 (+12)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) +5 (+9) +6 (+11) +5 (+9) +5 (+9) +6 (+11) +6 (+11) +7 (+13) +7 (+13) +6 (+11) +5 (+9) +5 (+9) +5 (+9) +6 (+10)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) +3 (+5) +4 (+7) +4 (+7) +5 (+9) +5 (+9) +6 (+11) +5 (+9) +6 (+11) +6 (+11) +5 (+9) +4 (+7) +4 (+7) +5 (+9)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -658 (-26) -366 (-14) -323 (-13) -43 (-2) +142 (+6) +66 (+3) +94 (+4) +124 (+5) +158 (+6) +277 (+11) +97 (+4) -139 (-5) -571 (-22)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) -7 ( -23) -8 ( -28) -5 ( -16) 0 ( 0) +6 (+19) +6 (+20) +5 (+16) +9 (+29) +10 (+33) +13 (+42) +4 (+13) -2 ( -6)   +31 (+8)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -0h 25' -0h 15' -0h 02' +0h 10' +0h 22' +0h 28' +0h 25' +0h 15' +0h 02' -0h 11' -0h 22' -0h 28'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -8.1 -7 +6.8 +8.2 +8.2 +8.2 +8.1 +8.2 +7.2 -6.8 -8 -8.2   +1.2

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