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Balikpapan, Borneo vs Townsville, Queensland Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Balikpapan, Borneo, Indonesia and Townsville, Queensland, Australia is approximately 3,817 km or 2,372 mi.
  • To reach Balikpapan, Borneo in this distance one would set out from Townsville, Queensland bearing 298° or WNW and follow the great circles arc to approach Balikpapan, Borneo bearing 303.5° or WNW .
  • Balikpapan, Borneo has a tropical rainforest climate (Af) whereas Townsville, Queensland has a tropical wet and dry/ savanna climate with dry winters (Aw).
  • Balikpapan, Borneo is in or near the tropical moist forest biome whereas Townsville, Queensland is in or near the subtropical moist forest biome.
  • The mean temperature is 2.5 °C (4.5°F) warmer.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 8 °C (14.4°F) less in Balikpapan, Borneo. The continentality subtype is extremely hyperoceanic as opposed to barely hyperoceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 1502.6 mm (59.2 in) more which is equivalent to 1502.6 l/m² (36.88 US gal/ft²) or 15,026,000 l/ha (1,606,379 US gal/ac) more. About 2 4/9 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 6° higher in Balikpapan, Borneo than in Townsville, Queensland.
  • Relative humidity levels are 11.6% higher.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 5.2°C (9.3°F) higher.

Climate Comparison Table

The table shows values for Balikpapan, Borneo relative to Townsville, Queensland. You can also view this comparison the other way around from the perspective of Townsville, Queensland 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 (-1) +-1 (-1) +2 (+3) +4 (+6) +3 (+6) +3 (+6) +1 (+3) +0 (-1) -2 (-3) -2 (-4) +0 (+1)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -1 (-2) -1 (-2) 0 (0) +2 (+4) +4 (+7) +7 (+13) +7 (+13) +6 (+11) +5 (+9) +2 (+4) 0 (0) -1 (-2) +3 (+5)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) -1 (-2) -1 (-2) 0 (0) +2 (+4) +5 (+9) +8 (+15) +9 (+17) +8 (+14) +6 (+10) +2 (+4) 0 (0) -1 (-2) +3 (+6)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -57 (-2) -60 (-2) +73 (+3) +135 (+5) +183 (+7) +245 (+10) +233 (+9) +216 (+9) +211 (+8) +115 (+5) +122 (+5) +87 (+3) +1503 (+59)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) +1 (+3) -1 ( -4) +5 (+16) +10 (+33) +11 (+35) +12 (+40) +14 (+45) +12 (+39) +13 (+43) +11 (+35) +8 (+27) +11 (+35)   +107 (+29)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -0h 57' -0h 35' -0h 06' +0h 24' +0h 51' +1h 04' +0h 58' +0h 35' +0h 05' -0h 25' -0h 51' -1h 04'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -16.2 -0.7 +17.2 +17.9 +18 +18 +18 +18 +17.5 -0.7 -15.5 -18   +6
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) +5 +4 +5 +11 +16 +19 +18 +17 +14 +12 +13 +6   +11.7
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) +0.2 (+0) +0 (+0) +1.1 (+2) +4.5 (+8) +7.6 (+14) +11.2 (+20) +10.9 (+20) +9.9 (+18) +8.3 (+15) +4.9 (+9) +3.1 (+6) +0.5 (+1) +5.2 (+9)

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