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Durban vs Kuantan Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Durban, South Africa and Kuantan, Malaysia is approximately 8,527 km or 5,299 mi.
  • To reach Durban in this distance one would set out from Kuantan bearing 238° or WSW and follow the great circles arc to approach Durban bearing 257.6° or WSW .
  • Durban has a Mediterranean hot climate (Csa) whereas Kuantan has a tropical rainforest climate (Af).
  • Durban is in or near the subtropical dry forest biome whereas Kuantan is in or near the tropical moist forest biome.
  • The annual average temperature is 5.4 °C (9.8°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 5.7 °C (10.3°F) more in Durban. The continentality subtype is barely hyperoceanic as opposed to extremely hyperoceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 2072.5 mm (81.6 in) less which is equivalent to 2072.5 l/m² (50.86 US gal/ft²) or 20,725,000 l/ha (2,215,640 US gal/ac) less. About 2/7 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 15.3° lower in Durban than in Kuantan.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -1 (-2) -1 (-1) -2 (-4) -5 (-8) -8 (-14) -10 (-18) -10 (-18) -9 (-17) -7 (-13) -6 (-11) -4 (-7) -2 (-4) -5 (-10)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -162 (-6) -29 (-1) -52 (-2) -91 (-4) -144 (-6) -132 (-5) -134 (-5) -112 (-4) -160 (-6) -263 (-10) -334 (-13) -462 (-18) -2073 (-82)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day +1h 53' +1h 10' +0h 12' -0h 48' -1h 40' -2h 06' -1h 54' -1h 10' -0h 11' +0h 50' +1h 41' +2h 06'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) +13.5 -4.9 -26.3 -33.8 -33.8 -33.7 -33.6 -33.6 -27.2 -4.7 +13.4 +20.7   -15.3

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