Bahau River

Bahau River
Sungai Bahau
Bahau River is located in Kalimantan
Bahau River
Location of river mouth
Bahau River is located in Indonesia
Bahau River
Bahau River (Indonesia)
Location
CountryIndonesia
ProvinceNorth Kalimantan
Physical characteristics
Source 
 • locationBorneo
MouthKayan River

The Bahau River is a river in North Kalimantan, Indonesia, about 1400 km northeast of the capital Jakarta.[1][2]

The river is deemed a tributary of the Kayan River.

Geography

The river flows in the northeast area of Kalimantan with predominantly tropical rainforest climate (designated as Af in the Köppen-Geiger climate classification).[3] The annual average temperature in the area is 20 °C. The warmest month is October, when the average temperature is around 22 °C, and the coldest is July, at 19 °C.[4] The average annual rainfall is 3957 mm. The wettest month is September, with an average of 446 mm rainfall, and the driest is April, with 269 mm rainfall.[5]

Bahau River
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See also

References

  1. ^ Sungai Bahau at Geonames.org (cc-by); Last updated 2013-06-04; Database dump downloaded 2015-11-27
  2. ^ Rand McNally, The New International Atlas, 1993.
  3. ^ Peel, M C; Finlayson, B L; McMahon, T A (2007). "Updated world map of the Köppen-Geiger climate classification". Hydrology and Earth System Sciences. 11: 1633–1644. doi:10.5194/hess-11-1633-2007. Retrieved 30 January 2016.
  4. ^ a b "NASA Earth Observations Data Set Index". NASA. 30 January 2016. Archived from the original on 11 May 2020. Retrieved 8 January 2019.
  5. ^ "NASA Earth Observations: Rainfall (1 month - TRMM)". NASA/Tropical Rainfall Monitoring Mission. 30 January 2016.

Coordinates: 2°34′10″N 116°27′14″E / 2.56935°N 116.45394°E / 2.56935; 116.45394

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