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Durban vs Balikpapan, Borneo Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Durban, South Africa and Balikpapan, Borneo, Indonesia is approximately 9,547 km or 5,933 mi.
  • To reach Durban in this distance one would set out from Balikpapan, Borneo bearing 240° or WSW and follow the great circles arc to approach Durban bearing 269.1° or W .
  • Durban has a Mediterranean hot climate (Csa) whereas Balikpapan, Borneo has a tropical rainforest climate (Af).
  • Durban is in or near the subtropical dry forest biome whereas Balikpapan, Borneo is in or near the tropical moist forest biome.
  • The annual mean temperature is 6.3 °C (11.3°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 7 °C (12.6°F) more in Durban. The continentality subtype is barely hyperoceanic as opposed to extremely hyperoceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 1711 mm (67.4 in) less which is equivalent to 1711 l/m² (41.99 US gal/ft²) or 17,110,000 l/ha (1,829,173 US gal/ac) less. About 1/3 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 15.3° lower in Durban than in Balikpapan, Borneo.
  • Relative humidity levels are 6.3% higher.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 4.8°C (8.6°F) lower.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) -2 (-4) -2 (-4) -3 (-5) -3 (-5) -5 (-9) -7 (-13) -6 (-11) -7 (-13) -6 (-11) -6 (-11) -4 (-7) -3 (-5) -5 (-8)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -4 (-6) -2 (-3) -4 (-6) -5 (-9) -8 (-14) -11 (-19) -10 (-17) -9 (-16) -8 (-14) -7 (-13) -6 (-10) -5 (-8) -6 (-11)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) -3 (-5) -2 (-4) -3 (-5) -5 (-9) -9 (-16) -12 (-22) -12 (-22) -11 (-20) -8 (-14) -6 (-11) -5 (-9) -4 (-7) -7 (-12)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -53 (-2) -59 (-2) -123 (-5) -123 (-5) -164 (-6) -237 (-9) -205 (-8) -168 (-7) -148 (-6) -131 (-5) -167 (-7) -133 (-5) -1711 (-67)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) -4 ( -13) -6 ( -21) -9 ( -29) -10 ( -33) -13 ( -42) -14 ( -47) -14 ( -45) -10 ( -32) -9 ( -30) -5 ( -16) -3 ( -10) -7 ( -23)   -104 ( -28)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day +1h 37' +1h 00' +0h 11' -0h 42' -1h 26' -1h 49' -1h 39' -1h 01' -0h 09' +0h 43' +1h 27' +1h 49'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) +8.5 -9.8 -28 -28.8 -28.8 -28.7 -28.6 -28.6 -28.1 -9.5 +8.4 +15.7   -15.3
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) +7 +10 +11 +7 +1 -2 -2 +5 +9 +10 +8 +11   +6.3
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) -1.9 (-3) +0.6 (+1) -1.1 (-2) -3.4 (-6) -7.5 (-14) -10.6 (-19) -9.6 (-17) -7.7 (-14) -5.8 (-10) -4.7 (-8) -3.6 (-6) -2 (-4) -4.8 (-9)

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