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Nome, Alaska vs Balikpapan, Borneo Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Nome, Alaska, Usa and Balikpapan, Borneo, Indonesia is approximately 9,549 km or 5,934 mi.
  • To reach Nome, Alaska in this distance one would set out from Balikpapan, Borneo bearing 24.9° or NNE and follow the great circles arc to approach Nome, Alaska bearing 78.3° or ENE .
  • Nome, Alaska has a boreal subarctic climate with no dry season (Dfc) whereas Balikpapan, Borneo has a tropical rainforest climate (Af).
  • Nome, Alaska is in or near the subpolar wet tundra biome whereas Balikpapan, Borneo is in or near the tropical moist forest biome.
  • The average annual temperature is 30 °C (53.9°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 25.4 °C (45.7°F) more in Nome, Alaska. The continentality subtype is subcontinental as opposed to extremely hyperoceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 2161.2 mm (85.1 in) less which is equivalent to 2161.2 l/m² (53.04 US gal/ft²) or 21,612,000 l/ha (2,310,466 US gal/ac) less. About 1/7 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 49° lower in Nome, Alaska than in Balikpapan, Borneo.
  • Relative humidity levels are 8.5% higher.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 27.3°C (49.1°F) lower.

Climate Comparison Table

The table shows values for Nome, Alaska relative to Balikpapan, Borneo. You can also view this comparison the other way around from the perspective of Balikpapan, Borneo vs Nome, Alaska.

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) -39 (-69) -41 (-74) -38 (-69) -33 (-59) -23 (-42) -17 (-31) -14 (-25) -16 (-28) -20 (-35) -28 (-51) -34 (-62) -38 (-69) -28 (-51)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -41 (-74) -42 (-75) -40 (-72) -35 (-63) -25 (-45) -19 (-35) -15 (-27) -16 (-29) -21 (-38) -29 (-53) -36 (-65) -41 (-73) -30 (-54)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) -41 (-74) -43 (-78) -41 (-74) -35 (-64) -25 (-44) -19 (-35) -16 (-28) -16 (-29) -21 (-37) -28 (-51) -36 (-64) -41 (-74) -30 (-54)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -167 (-7) -157 (-6) -235 (-9) -179 (-7) -207 (-8) -237 (-9) -189 (-7) -161 (-6) -159 (-6) -106 (-4) -151 (-6) -214 (-8) -2161 (-85)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) -4 ( -13) -4 ( -14) -7 ( -23) -7 ( -23) -8 ( -26) -9 ( -30) -4 ( -13) +3 (+10) -1 ( -3) -3 ( -10) -3 ( -10) -8 ( -26)   -55 ( -15)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -7h 13' -4h 05' -0h 43' +2h 45' +6h 10' +8h 30' +7h 22' +4h 05' +0h 37' -2h 51' -6h 15' -8h 31'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -65.2 -64.9 -61.7 -39.3 -22.8 -16.4 -22.4 -39.2 -61.4 -65.3 -65.6 -65.5   -49
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) +5 +7 +9 +8 +3 +5 +11 +14 +13 +10 +8 +8   +8.4
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) -38.5 (-69) -38.7 (-70) -36.8 (-66) -32.3 (-58) -23.5 (-42) -17.7 (-32) -12.6 (-23) -12.7 (-23) -18 (-32) -26 (-47) -33 (-59) -37.5 (-68) -27.3 (-49)

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