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Sentani/ Jayapura, Papua vs Puerto Princesa, Palawan Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Sentani/ Jayapura, Papua, Indonesia and Puerto Princesa, Palawan, Philippines is approximately 2,771 km or 1,722 mi.
  • To reach Sentani/ Jayapura, Papua in this distance one would set out from Puerto Princesa, Palawan bearing 118.5° or ESE and follow the great circles arc to approach Sentani/ Jayapura, Papua bearing 119.9° or ESE .
  • Sentani/ Jayapura, Papua has a tropical rainforest climate (Af) whereas Puerto Princesa, Palawan has a tropical wet and dry/ savanna climate with dry winters (Aw).
  • Sentani/ Jayapura, Papua is in or near the subtropical wet forest biome whereas Puerto Princesa, Palawan is in or near the tropical moist forest biome.
  • The average annual temperature is 1.4 °C (2.6°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 2 °C (3.6°F) less in Sentani/ Jayapura, Papua. The continentality subtype is extremely hyperoceanic for both.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 220 mm (8.7 in) more which is equivalent to 220 l/m² (5.4 US gal/ft²) or 2,200,000 l/ha (235,195 US gal/ac) more. About 1 1/7 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 0.9° higher in Sentani/ Jayapura, Papua than in Puerto Princesa, Palawan.
  • Relative humidity levels are 12.9% higher.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 1.5°C (2.7°F) higher.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -1 (-2) -1 (-2) -2 (-4) -3 (-5) -3 (-5) -1 (-2) -1 (-2) -1 (-2) -1 (-2) -1 (-2) -1 (-2) -1 (-2) -1 (-3)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +194 (+8) +211 (+8) +178 (+7) +141 (+6) -53 (-2) -96 (-4) -111 (-4) -93 (-4) -95 (-4) -123 (-5) -25 (-1) +92 (+4) +220 (+9)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) +12 (+39) +13 (+46) +13 (+42) +10 (+33) -2 ( -6) -5 ( -17) -5 ( -16) -6 ( -19) -7 ( -23) -5 ( -16) -1 ( -3) +7 (+23)   +24 (+7)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day +0h 37' +0h 23' +0h 04' -0h 16' -0h 33' -0h 42' -0h 38' -0h 23' -0h 03' +0h 17' +0h 34' +0h 42'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) +12.2 +11.9 +6.4 -12.3 -12.3 -12.3 -12.3 -12.3 +5.5 +11.8 +12.2 +12.3   +0.9
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) +15 +19 +20 +19 +14 +11 +10 +10 +9 +7 +9 +11   +12.8
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) +2.3 (+4) +3.3 (+6) +2.7 (+5) +1.5 (+3) +0.2 (+0) +1.4 (+3) +1.2 (+2) +1.2 (+2) +1 (+2) +0.6 (+1) +1 (+2) +1.4 (+3) +1.5 (+3)

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