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Pontianak, Borneo vs Sydney, Nova Scotia Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Pontianak, Borneo, Indonesia and Sydney, Nova Scotia, Canada is approximately 14,780 km or 9,184 mi.
  • To reach Pontianak, Borneo in this distance one would set out from Sydney, Nova Scotia bearing 14.6° or NNE and follow the great circles arc to approach Pontianak, Borneo bearing 170° or S .
  • Pontianak, Borneo has a tropical rainforest climate (Af) whereas Sydney, Nova Scotia has a warm summer continental/ hemiboreal climate with no dry season (Dfb).
  • Pontianak, Borneo is in or near the tropical moist forest biome whereas Sydney, Nova Scotia is in or near the cool temperate wet forest biome.
  • The annual mean temperature is 22.3 °C (40.2°F) warmer.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 23.1 °C (41.6°F) less in Pontianak, Borneo. The continentality subtype is extremely hyperoceanic as opposed to subcontinental.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 1700.8 mm (67 in) more which is equivalent to 1700.8 l/m² (41.74 US gal/ft²) or 17,008,000 l/ha (1,818,268 US gal/ac) more. About 2 1/7 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 30.8° higher in Pontianak, Borneo than in Sydney, Nova Scotia.
  • Relative humidity levels are 6.6% lower.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 19.8°C (35.7°F) higher.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) +32 (+58) +34 (+61) +31 (+55) +26 (+47) +19 (+35) +13 (+24) +9 (+16) +9 (+17) +14 (+25) +19 (+35) +24 (+43) +29 (+53) +22 (+39)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) +32 (+58) +35 (+62) +31 (+56) +26 (+47) +21 (+37) +15 (+27) +10 (+19) +10 (+19) +15 (+27) +20 (+35) +24 (+44) +29 (+52) +22 (+40)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) +33 (+59) +35 (+63) +31 (+56) +26 (+47) +22 (+39) +17 (+30) +11 (+20) +11 (+19) +16 (+28) +20 (+36) +24 (+43) +30 (+53) +23 (+41)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +122 (+5) +83 (+3) +110 (+4) +152 (+6) +184 (+7) +133 (+5) +79 (+3) +106 (+4) +126 (+5) +228 (+9) +229 (+9) +150 (+6) +1701 (+67)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) 0 ( 0) -3 ( -11) -1 ( -3) +2 (+7) +2 (+6) +1 (+3) -1 ( -3) +1 (+3) 0 ( 0) +5 (+16) +4 (+13) 0 ( 0)   +10 (+3)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day +3h 07' +1h 55' +0h 21' -1h 19' -2h 45' -3h 30' -3h 10' -1h 55' -0h 18' +1h 22' +2h 47' +3h 30'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) +45.9 +45.5 +44 +22.4 +5.7 -0.7 +5.2 +22 +43.7 +45.8 +46 +46.2   +30.8
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) -12 -13 -10 -4 -1 -1 -2 -5 -6 -6 -9 -10   -6.6
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) +28.5 (+51) +30.1 (+54) +27 (+49) +23.7 (+43) +19.3 (+35) +14 (+25) +9.4 (+17) +8.6 (+15) +12.7 (+23) +17.4 (+31) +21.5 (+39) +25.6 (+46) +19.8 (+36)

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