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Balikpapan, Borneo vs Kowloon, Hong Kong Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Balikpapan, Borneo, Indonesia and Kowloon, Hong Kong, Hong Kong is approximately 2,637 km or 1,639 mi.
  • To reach Balikpapan, Borneo in this distance one would set out from Kowloon, Hong Kong bearing 173.2° or S and follow the great circles arc to approach Balikpapan, Borneo bearing 173.7° or S .
  • Balikpapan, Borneo has a tropical rainforest climate (Af) whereas Kowloon, Hong Kong has a humid subtropical climate with dry winters (Cwa).
  • The annual mean temperature is 3.8 °C (6.8°F) warmer.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 12 °C (21.6°F) less in Balikpapan, Borneo. The continentality subtype is extremely hyperoceanic as opposed to truly oceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 324 mm (12.8 in) more which is equivalent to 324 l/m (7.95 US gal/ft) or 3,240,000 l/ha (346,378 US gal/ac) more. About 1 1/7 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 7.2° higher in Balikpapan, Borneo than in Kowloon, Hong Kong.
  • Relative humidity levels are 6.8% lower.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 2.3°C (4.1°F) higher.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) +10 (+19) +11 (+21) +9 (+16) +4 (+7) +0 (+1) -1 (-2) -4 (-6) -2 (-4) -1 (-2) +1 (+2) +5 (+9) +9 (+15) +3 (+6)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) +11 (+20) +10 (+18) +9 (+15) +5 (+9) +1 (+2) -1 (-1) -3 (-5) -2 (-4) -1 (-1) +2 (+3) +6 (+10) +9 (+17) +4 (+7)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) +9 (+17) +9 (+16) +7 (+12) +3 (+5) -1 (-2) -3 (-5) -4 (-6) -3 (-6) -3 (-5) 0 (0) +4 (+7) +8 (+14) +2 (+4)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +164 (+6) +124 (+5) +182 (+7) +34 (+1) -94 (-4) -111 (-4) -80 (-3) -161 (-6) -79 (-3) -5 (0) +142 (+6) +208 (+8) +324 (+13)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) +9 (+29) +7 (+25) +7 (+23) +5 (+17) +1 (+3) -4 ( -13) -2 ( -6) -3 ( -10) 0 ( 0) +7 (+23) +9 (+30) +14 (+45)   +50 (+14)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day +1h 15' +0h 47' +0h 08' -0h 32' -1h 07' -1h 24' -1h 17' -0h 47' -0h 07' +0h 33' +1h 08' +1h 24'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day () +23.4 +23.2 +19.9 -2.6 -19.1 -23.5 -19.5 -3.2 +19 +23.1 +23.4 +23.5   +7.2
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) +1 -8 -13 -11 -9 -10 -8 -13 -11 -1 +2 +0   -6.8
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature C & (F) +11 (+20) +8.1 (+15) +5.6 (+10) +2.4 (+4) -0.8 (-1) -2.8 (-5) -4.4 (-8) -5 (-9) -2.9 (-5) +1.5 (+3) +5.8 (+10) +9 (+16) +2.3 (+4)

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