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Puerto Princesa, Palawan vs Kota Kinabalu Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Puerto Princesa, Palawan, Philippines and Kota Kinabalu, Malaysia is approximately 517 km or 321 mi.
  • To reach Puerto Princesa, Palawan in this distance one would set out from Kota Kinabalu bearing 34.7° or NE and follow the great circles arc to approach Puerto Princesa, Palawan bearing 35° or NE .
  • Puerto Princesa, Palawan has a tropical wet and dry/ savanna climate with dry winters (Aw) whereas Kota Kinabalu has a tropical rainforest climate (Af).
  • Puerto Princesa, Palawan is in or near the tropical moist forest biome whereas Kota Kinabalu is in or near the subtropical wet forest biome.
  • The mean annual temperature is 0.8 °C (1.4°F) warmer.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 0.3 °C (0.5°F) less in Puerto Princesa, Palawan. The continentality subtype is extremely hyperoceanic for both.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 940.1 mm (37 in) less which is equivalent to 940.1 l/m² (23.07 US gal/ft²) or 9,401,000 l/ha (1,005,029 US gal/ac) less. About 5/8 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 0.8° lower in Puerto Princesa, Palawan than in Kota Kinabalu.

Climate Comparison Table

The table shows values for Puerto Princesa, Palawan relative to Kota Kinabalu. You can also view this comparison the other way around from the perspective of Kota Kinabalu vs Puerto Princesa, Palawan.

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) +1 (+2) +2 (+3) +1 (+2) +2 (+3) +2 (+3) 0 (0) +0 (+0) +1 (+1) +0 (+0) +0 (+1) +1 (+1) +1 (+1) +1 (+1)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -91 (-4) -36 (-1) -1 (0) -70 (-3) -90 (-4) -120 (-5) -74 (-3) -59 (-2) -64 (-3) -129 (-5) -94 (-4) -112 (-4) -940 (-37)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -0h 11' -0h 07' -0h 01' +0h 05' +0h 10' +0h 13' +0h 12' +0h 07' +0h 01' -0h 05' -0h 10' -0h 13'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -3.8 -3.7 -3.7 +3.8 +3.8 +3.8 +3.8 +3.8 -3.7 -3.7 -3.8 -3.8   -0.8

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