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Balikpapan, Borneo vs Bear Island/ Bjørnøya, Svalbard Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Balikpapan, Borneo, Indonesia and Bear Island/ Bjørnøya, Svalbard, Norway is approximately 10,372 km or 6,445 mi.
  • To reach Balikpapan, Borneo in this distance one would set out from Bear Island/ Bjørnøya, Svalbard bearing 82.9° or E and follow the great circles arc to approach Balikpapan, Borneo bearing 164.6° or SSE .
  • Balikpapan, Borneo has a tropical rainforest climate (Af) whereas Bear Island/ Bjørnøya, Svalbard has a tundra climate (ET).
  • The mean annual temperature is 28.1 °C (50.6°F) warmer.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 11 °C (19.8°F) less in Balikpapan, Borneo. The continentality subtype is extremely hyperoceanic as opposed to truly oceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 2146 mm (84.5 in) more which is equivalent to 2146 l/m² (52.67 US gal/ft²) or 21,460,000 l/ha (2,294,216 US gal/ac) more. About 6 1/2 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 59° higher in Balikpapan, Borneo than in Bear Island/ Bjørnøya, Svalbard.
  • Relative humidity levels are 15% lower.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 24.5°C (44.1°F) higher.

Climate Comparison Table

The table shows values for Balikpapan, Borneo relative to Bear Island/ Bjørnøya, Svalbard. You can also view this comparison the other way around from the perspective of Bear Island/ Bjørnøya, Svalbard vs Balikpapan, Borneo.

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) +33 (+59) +34 (+61) +34 (+61) +31 (+56) +28 (+50) +25 (+45) +21 (+38) +22 (+40) +24 (+43) +27 (+49) +29 (+52) +31 (+56) +28 (+51)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) +34 (+60) +33 (+59) +34 (+61) +32 (+58) +28 (+50) +25 (+44) +21 (+38) +21 (+38) +24 (+42) +27 (+48) +29 (+52) +32 (+57) +28 (+51)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) +32 (+58) +33 (+59) +33 (+59) +31 (+56) +26 (+47) +22 (+40) +20 (+36) +20 (+36) +21 (+38) +24 (+43) +27 (+49) +30 (+54) +27 (+48)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +148 (+6) +143 (+6) +216 (+9) +174 (+7) +200 (+8) +242 (+10) +220 (+9) +193 (+8) +173 (+7) +98 (+4) +141 (+6) +198 (+8) +2146 (+84)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) -6 ( -19) -3 ( -11) -2 ( -6) 0 ( 0) +2 (+6) +3 (+10) +4 (+13) -3 ( -10) -6 ( -20) -7 ( -23) -6 ( -20) -2 ( -6)   -26 ( -7)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day +12h 03' +8h 31' +1h 15' -5h 08' -11h 53' -12h 04' -12h 03' -8h 31' -1h 05' +5h 23' +12h 00' +12h 04'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) +75.4 +75 +71.9 +49.5 +32.9 +26.4 +32.3 +49 +71.2 +75 +75.5 +75.7   +59
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) -13 -15 -16 -12 -9 -14 -15 -17 -19 -16 -14 -19   -14.9
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) +30.1 (+54) +29.2 (+53) +30 (+54) +28.8 (+52) +25.3 (+46) +21.3 (+38) +17.7 (+32) +17.3 (+31) +19.2 (+35) +22.5 (+41) +25.4 (+46) +27 (+49) +24.5 (+44)

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