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Balikpapan, Borneo vs Hambantota Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Balikpapan, Borneo, Indonesia and Hambantota, Sri Lanka is approximately 4,055 km or 2,520 mi.
  • To reach Balikpapan, Borneo in this distance one would set out from Hambantota bearing 100.5° or E and follow the great circles arc to approach Balikpapan, Borneo bearing 102.1° or ESE .
  • Balikpapan, Borneo has a tropical rainforest climate (Af) whereas Hambantota has a tropical wet and dry/ savanna climate with dry summers (As).
  • Balikpapan, Borneo is in or near the tropical moist forest biome whereas Hambantota is in or near the tropical dry forest biome.
  • The annual mean temperature is 0.5 °C (0.9°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 0.8 °C (1.4°F) less in Balikpapan, Borneo. The continentality subtype is extremely hyperoceanic for both.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 1494 mm (58.8 in) more which is equivalent to 1494 l/m² (36.67 US gal/ft²) or 14,940,000 l/ha (1,597,185 US gal/ac) more. About 2 3/7 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 0.3° higher in Balikpapan, Borneo than in Hambantota.
  • Relative humidity levels are 6.3% lower.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 1.8°C (3.3°F) lower.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) +-1 (-1) 0 (0) -1 (-2) -2 (-4) -2 (-3) -1 (-2) -3 (-5) -1 (-2) -1 (-2) -1 (-2) +-1 (-2) +-1 (-1) -1 (-2)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) +1 (+1) -1 (-1) 0 (-1) -1 (-2) -1 (-2) -1 (-1) -2 (-3) -1 (-3) 0 (0) 0 (0) +0 (+0) +1 (+1) 0 (-1)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) +0 (+0) 0 (0) -1 (-2) -2 (-4) -3 (-5) -2 (-4) -2 (-3) -2 (-3) -2 (-3) -1 (-2) -1 (-1) 0 (-1) -1 (-2)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +129 (+5) +125 (+5) +183 (+7) +101 (+4) +134 (+5) +206 (+8) +196 (+8) +175 (+7) +150 (+6) -11 (0) -11 (0) +117 (+5) +1494 (+59)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) +6 (+19) +10 (+35) +11 (+35) +7 (+23) +5 (+16) +5 (+17) +10 (+32) +6 (+19) +7 (+23) +2 (+6) -1 ( -3) +7 (+23)   +75 (+21)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day +0h 22' +0h 14' +0h 02' -0h 09' -0h 20' -0h 25' -0h 22' -0h 14' -0h 02' +0h 10' +0h 20' +0h 25'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) +7.3 +7.1 +3.9 -7.4 -7.3 -7.4 -7.4 -7.4 +3.1 +7.1 +7.3 +7.3   +0.3
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) -4 -6 -7 -7 -5 -4 -1 -4 -9 -9 -9 -10   -6.3
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) -0.2 (0) -1.8 (-3) -1.9 (-3) -2.5 (-5) -2.1 (-4) -1.5 (-3) -1.8 (-3) -2.2 (-4) -2.1 (-4) -2.1 (-4) -1.8 (-3) -1.7 (-3) -1.8 (-3)

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