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Puerto Princesa, Palawan vs Tawau Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Puerto Princesa, Palawan, Philippines and Tawau, Malaysia is approximately 617 km or 383 mi.
  • To reach Puerto Princesa, Palawan in this distance one would set out from Tawau bearing 8.7° or N and follow the great circles arc to approach Puerto Princesa, Palawan bearing 8.8° or N .
  • Puerto Princesa, Palawan has a tropical wet and dry/ savanna climate with dry winters (Aw) whereas Tawau has a tropical rainforest climate (Af).
  • Puerto Princesa, Palawan is in or near the tropical moist forest biome whereas Tawau is in or near the subtropical wet forest biome.
  • The annual mean temperature is 0.8 °C (1.5°F) warmer.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 0.9 °C (1.6°F) more in Puerto Princesa, Palawan. The continentality subtype is extremely hyperoceanic for both.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 155.8 mm (6.1 in) less which is equivalent to 155.8 l/m² (3.82 US gal/ft²) or 1,558,000 l/ha (166,561 US gal/ac) less. About 1 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 0.9° lower in Puerto Princesa, Palawan than in Tawau.

Climate Comparison Table

The table shows values for Puerto Princesa, Palawan relative to Tawau. You can also view this comparison the other way around from the perspective of Tawau 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) +1 (+2) +1 (+3) +2 (+4) +2 (+3) +0 (+0) +1 (+1) +0 (+1) +1 (+1) +0 (+1) +0 (+1) +1 (+1) +1 (+1)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -100 (-4) -74 (-3) -41 (-2) -48 (-2) +10 (+0) +9 (+0) -26 (-1) -1 (0) +42 (+2) +37 (+1) +54 (+2) -18 (-1) -156 (-6)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -0h 17' -0h 10' -0h 01' +0h 07' +0h 15' +0h 19' +0h 17' +0h 10' +0h 01' -0h 07' -0h 15' -0h 19'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -5.5 -5.4 -5.2 +5.5 +5.5 +5.5 +5.5 +5.4 -5.3 -5.3 -5.4 -5.5   -0.9

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