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Kuching vs Merauke, Papua Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Kuching, Malaysia and Merauke, Papua, Indonesia is approximately 3,510 km or 2,181 mi.
  • To reach Kuching in this distance one would set out from Merauke, Papua bearing 287° or WNW and follow the great circles arc to approach Kuching bearing 288.9° or WNW .
  • Kuching has a tropical rainforest climate (Af) whereas Merauke, Papua has a tropical wet and dry/ savanna climate with dry winters (Aw).
  • Kuching is in or near the subtropical wet forest biome whereas Merauke, Papua is in or near the tropical moist forest biome.
  • The annual average temperature is 0.1 °C (0.2°F) warmer.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 0.5 °C (0.9°F) less in Kuching. The continentality subtype is extremely hyperoceanic for both.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 2698.3 mm (106.2 in) more which is equivalent to 2698.3 l/m² (66.22 US gal/ft²) or 26,983,000 l/ha (2,884,662 US gal/ac) more. About 2 6/7 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 1.4° higher in Kuching than in Merauke, Papua.

Climate Comparison Table

The table shows values for Kuching relative to Merauke, Papua. You can also view this comparison the other way around from the perspective of Merauke, Papua vs Kuching.

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -2 (-3) 0 (-1) -1 (-2) +1 (+1) +1 (+1) +2 (+3) +2 (+3) +1 (+3) +1 (+1) 0 (0) -1 (-2) -1 (-3) +0 (+0)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +488 (+19) +185 (+7) +160 (+6) +79 (+3) +155 (+6) +149 (+6) +148 (+6) +195 (+8) +266 (+10) +316 (+12) +305 (+12) +253 (+10) +2698 (+106)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -0h 30' -0h 19' -0h 03' +0h 13' +0h 27' +0h 34' +0h 31' +0h 19' +0h 03' -0h 13' -0h 27' -0h 34'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -9.8 -8.5 +6.6 +10 +9.9 +10 +9.9 +9.9 +7.6 -8.3 -9.7 -9.9   +1.4

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