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Puerto Princesa, Palawan vs Kuching Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Puerto Princesa, Palawan, Philippines and Kuching, Malaysia is approximately 1,307 km or 812 mi.
  • To reach Puerto Princesa, Palawan in this distance one would set out from Kuching bearing 45° or NE and follow the great circles arc to approach Puerto Princesa, Palawan bearing 45.8° or NE .
  • Puerto Princesa, Palawan has a tropical wet and dry/ savanna climate with dry winters (Aw) whereas Kuching has a tropical rainforest climate (Af).
  • Puerto Princesa, Palawan is in or near the tropical moist forest biome whereas Kuching is in or near the subtropical wet forest biome.
  • The annual average temperature is 1.3 °C (2.4°F) warmer.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 0.5 °C (0.9°F) more in Puerto Princesa, Palawan. The continentality subtype is extremely hyperoceanic for both.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 2547.3 mm (100.3 in) less which is equivalent to 2547.3 l/m² (62.52 US gal/ft²) or 25,473,000 l/ha (2,723,233 US gal/ac) less. About 2/5 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 1.1° lower in Puerto Princesa, Palawan than in Kuching.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) +2 (+3) +1 (+3) +2 (+3) +3 (+5) +2 (+4) +0 (+1) +1 (+1) +1 (+1) +1 (+2) +1 (+2) +1 (+2) +1 (+3) +1 (+2)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -654 (-26) -509 (-20) -302 (-12) -223 (-9) -102 (-4) -31 (-1) -4 (0) -10 (0) -53 (-2) -136 (-5) -163 (-6) -361 (-14) -2547 (-100)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -0h 25' -0h 16' -0h 02' +0h 11' +0h 22' +0h 28' +0h 25' +0h 16' +0h 02' -0h 11' -0h 23' -0h 28'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -8.2 -8.1 -7.5 +8.2 +8.3 +8.2 +8.3 +8.2 -7.4 -8 -8.2 -8.3   -1.1

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