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Pontianak, Borneo vs Tawau Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Pontianak, Borneo, Indonesia and Tawau, Malaysia is approximately 1,063 km or 660 mi.
  • To reach Pontianak, Borneo in this distance one would set out from Tawau bearing 243.6° or WSW and follow the great circles arc to approach Pontianak, Borneo bearing 243.3° or WSW .
  • Both have a tropical rainforest climate (Af).
  • Pontianak, Borneo is in or near the tropical moist forest biome whereas Tawau is in or near the subtropical wet forest biome.
  • The mean annual temperature is 1.2 °C (2.2°F) warmer.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 0.1 °C (0.2°F) less in Pontianak, Borneo. The continentality subtype is extremely hyperoceanic for both.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 1418.2 mm (55.8 in) more which is equivalent to 1418.2 l/m² (34.81 US gal/ft²) or 14,182,000 l/ha (1,516,150 US gal/ac) more. About 1 4/5 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 0.1° higher in Pontianak, Borneo than in Tawau.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) +1 (+2) +2 (+3) +1 (+3) +1 (+2) +1 (+1) +1 (+2) +2 (+3) +1 (+3) +2 (+3) +1 (+2) +1 (+2) +1 (+1) +1 (+2)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +136 (+5) +106 (+4) +141 (+6) +187 (+7) +156 (+6) +62 (+2) -42 (-2) +1 (+0) +50 (+2) +196 (+8) +239 (+9) +188 (+7) +1418 (+56)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day +0h 13' +0h 08' +0h 01' -0h 05' -0h 11' -0h 14' -0h 13' -0h 08' -0h 01' +0h 05' +0h 11' +0h 14'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) +4.2 +4.1 +2.7 -4.2 -4.3 -4.2 -4.3 -4.3 +2 +4.1 +4.2 +4.3   +0.1

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