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Balikpapan, Borneo vs Padang, Sumatra Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Balikpapan, Borneo, Indonesia and Padang, Sumatra, Indonesia is approximately 1,839 km or 1,142 mi.
  • To reach Balikpapan, Borneo in this distance one would set out from Padang, Sumatra bearing 91.3° or E and follow the great circles arc to approach Balikpapan, Borneo bearing 91° or E .
  • Both have a tropical rainforest climate (Af).
  • Balikpapan, Borneo is in or near the tropical moist forest biome whereas Padang, Sumatra is in or near the tropical wet forest biome.
  • The mean annual temperature is 0.3 °C (0.5°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 1 °C (1.8°F) more in Balikpapan, Borneo. The continentality subtype is extremely hyperoceanic for both.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 2227 mm (87.7 in) less which is equivalent to 2227 l/m² (54.66 US gal/ft²) or 22,270,000 l/ha (2,380,811 US gal/ac) less. About 1/2 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 0° higher in Balikpapan, Borneo than in Padang, Sumatra.
  • Relative humidity levels are 7% higher.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 1.4°C (2.6°F) higher.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) -2 (-4) -1 (-2) -1 (-2) -2 (-4) -2 (-4) -2 (-4) -3 (-5) -2 (-4) -1 (-2) -1 (-2) -1 (-2) -1 (-2) -2 (-3)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) 0 (0) -1 (-2) 0 (0) 0 (0) 0 (0) 0 (0) -1 (-2) -1 (-2) 0 (0) 0 (0) 0 (0) 0 (0) 0 (0)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) 0 (0) 0 (0) 0 (0) -1 (-2) -1 (-2) 0 (0) 0 (0) 0 (0) 0 (0) 0 (0) 0 (0) 0 (0) 0 (0)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -174 (-7) -80 (-3) -106 (-4) -213 (-8) -117 (-5) -24 (-1) -8 (0) -120 (-5) -238 (-9) -433 (-17) -404 (-16) -310 (-12) -2227 (-88)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) -1 ( -3) +2 (+7) +3 (+10) 0 ( 0) +3 (+10) +5 (+17) +5 (+16) 0 ( 0) -1 ( -3) -5 ( -16) -7 ( -23) -1 ( -3)   +3 (+1)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day +0h 01' +0h 00' +0h 00' -0h 00' -0h 00' -0h 01' -0h 01' -0h 00' -0h 00' +0h 00' +0h 00' +0h 01'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) +0.3 +0.3 -0.2 -0.3 -0.3 -0.3 -0.3 -0.3 -0.2 +0.3 +0.4 +0.3   +0
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) +7 +6 +6 +8 +11 +12 +13 +8 +5 +3 +5 +1   +7.1
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) +1.6 (+3) +0.5 (+1) +1.4 (+3) +1.9 (+3) +2.5 (+5) +2.8 (+5) +2.1 (+4) +1 (+2) +1.2 (+2) +0.7 (+1) +1.1 (+2) +0.3 (+1) +1.4 (+3)

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