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Port Hedland vs Balikpapan, Borneo Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Port Hedland, Australia and Balikpapan, Borneo, Indonesia is approximately 2,133 km or 1,325 mi.
  • To reach Port Hedland in this distance one would set out from Balikpapan, Borneo bearing 175.1° or S and follow the great circles arc to approach Port Hedland bearing 174.7° or S .
  • Port Hedland has a subtropical hot desert climate (BWh) whereas Balikpapan, Borneo has a tropical rainforest climate (Af).
  • Port Hedland is in or near the tropical thorn woodland biome whereas Balikpapan, Borneo is in or near the tropical moist forest biome.
  • The annual average temperature is 0.5 °C (0.9°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 10.4 °C (18.7°F) more in Port Hedland. The continentality subtype is truly oceanic as opposed to extremely hyperoceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 2223.1 mm (87.5 in) less which is equivalent to 2223.1 l/m² (54.56 US gal/ft²) or 22,231,000 l/ha (2,376,641 US gal/ac) less. About 1/8 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 6.7° lower in Port Hedland than in Balikpapan, Borneo.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) +7 (+13) +6 (+11) +7 (+12) +6 (+11) 2 (+3) -1 (-3) -1 (-2) 0 (0) 3 (+6) 6 (+10) +7 (+13) +8 (+14) 4 (+7)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) +4 (+7) +5 (+9) +4 (+6) +1 (+2) -3 (-6) -6 (-11) -6 (-12) -5 (-9) -3 (-6) -1 (-1) +2 (+3) +3 (+6) 0 (-1)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) +3 (+5) +2 (+4) +2 (+3) -2 (-3) -6 (-11) -9 (-16) -11 (-20) -10 (-18) -8 (-14) -5 (-9) -2 (-3) +1 (+2) -4 (-7)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -123 (-5) -72 (-3) -201 (-8) -172 (-7) -197 (-8) -245 (-10) -236 (-9) -225 (-9) -220 (-9) -139 (-5) -175 (-7) -218 (-9) -2223 (-88)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day +1h 01' +0h 38' +0h 07' -0h 26' -0h 54' -1h 08' -1h 02' -0h 38' -0h 06' +0h 27' +0h 55' +1h 08'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) +16.2 -0.4 -18.3 -19.1 -19.1 -19.1 -19.1 -19.1 -18.6 -0.3 +15.5 +19.1   -6.7

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