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Balikpapan, Borneo vs Salalah, Dhofar Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Balikpapan, Borneo, Indonesia and Salalah, Dhofar, Oman is approximately 7,172 km or 4,457 mi.
  • To reach Balikpapan, Borneo in this distance one would set out from Salalah, Dhofar bearing 99.9° or E and follow the great circles arc to approach Balikpapan, Borneo bearing 109.6° or ESE .
  • Balikpapan, Borneo has a tropical rainforest climate (Af) whereas Salalah, Dhofar has a subtropical hot desert climate (BWh).
  • Balikpapan, Borneo is in or near the tropical moist forest biome whereas Salalah, Dhofar is in or near the subtropical desert biome.
  • The annual mean temperature is 0.8 °C (1.4°F) warmer.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 5.1 °C (9.2°F) less in Balikpapan, Borneo. The continentality subtype is extremely hyperoceanic as opposed to truly hyperoceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 2408 mm (94.8 in) more which is equivalent to 2408 l/m² (59.1 US gal/ft²) or 24,080,000 l/ha (2,574,312 US gal/ac) more. About 19 3/8 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 3.8° higher in Balikpapan, Borneo than in Salalah, Dhofar.
  • Relative humidity levels are 4% higher.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 1.9°C (3.5°F) higher.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) +2 (+3) +2 (+4) +0 (+0) -3 (-5) -3 (-6) -3 (-5) 0 (-1) +2 (+3) +0 (0) +-2 (-3) +-2 (-3) +0 (+1) +-1 (-1)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) +4 (+7) +2 (+4) +2 (+3) -1 (-1) -2 (-4) -2 (-4) 0 (-1) +1 (+1) +1 (+1) +1 (+1) +1 (+2) +3 (+6) +1 (+1)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) +5 (+9) +4 (+7) +2 (+4) 0 (-1) -3 (-5) -4 (-6) -1 (-2) 0 (0) 0 (-1) +1 (+3) +3 (+5) +4 (+8) +1 (+2)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +185 (+7) +165 (+6) +243 (+10) +176 (+7) +206 (+8) +254 (+10) +219 (+9) +206 (+8) +217 (+9) +136 (+5) +167 (+7) +234 (+9) +2408 (+95)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) +15 (+48) +15 (+53) +18 (+58) +17 (+57) +17 (+55) +16 (+53) +6 (+19) +3 (+10) +14 (+47) +14 (+45) +14 (+47) +18 (+58)   +167 (+46)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day +0h 57' +0h 36' +0h 06' -0h 24' -0h 51' -1h 04' -0h 58' -0h 36' -0h 05' +0h 25' +0h 51' +1h 04'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (¬°) +18.1 +17.9 +14.6 -7.9 -18.1 -18.3 -18.1 -8.4 +13.8 +17.9 +18.2 +18.3   +3.8
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) +24 +14 +10 +6 +1 -5 -14 -18 -11 +4 +18 +20   +4.1
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature ¬°C & (¬°F) +10.1 (+18) +5.6 (+10) +3.8 (+7) +0.8 (+1) -1.7 (-3) -3 (-5) -3.2 (-6) -2.8 (-5) -1.7 (-3) +1.6 (+3) +5.5 (+10) +8.2 (+15) +1.9 (+3)

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