Bongka River

Bongka River
Sungai Bongka, Sungai Bangka, Salo Bongka, Sungai Kalingsu, Salo Kalingsoe
Bongka River is located in Sulawesi
Bongka River
Location of river mouth in Sulawesi
Bongka River is located in Indonesia
Bongka River
Location of river mouth in Indonesia
Location
CountryIndonesia
Physical characteristics
Source 
 • locationCentral Sulawesi
MouthGulf of Tomini

The Bongka River is a river in Central Sulawesi, Indonesia, about 1700 km northeast of capital Jakarta[1][2]

Geography

The river flows in the central area of Sulawesi island with predominantly tropical rainforest climate (designated as Af in the Köppen-Geiger climate classification).[3] The annual average temperature in the area is 23 °C. The warmest month is October, when the average temperature is around 24 °C, and the coldest is April, at 22 °C.[4] The average annual rainfall is 2929 mm. The wettest month is April, with an average of 341 mm rainfall, and the driest is September, with 79 mm rainfall.[5]

Sungai Bongka
Climate chart (explanation)
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Average max. and min. temperatures in °C
Precipitation totals in mm
Source: [4]
Imperial conversion
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73
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Average max. and min. temperatures in °F
Precipitation totals in inches

See also

References

  1. ^ Sungai Bongka at Geonames.org (cc-by); Last updated 17 January 2012; Database dump downloaded 27 November 2015
  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. doi:10.5194/hess-11-1633-2007.
  4. ^ a b "NASA Earth Observations Data Set Index". NASA. 30 January 2016. Archived from the original on 6 August 2013. Retrieved 27 December 2018.
  5. ^ "NASA Earth Observations: Rainfall (1 month – TRMM)". NASA/Tropical Rainfall Monitoring Mission. 30 January 2016. Archived from the original on 19 April 2019. Retrieved 27 December 2018.

Coordinates: 0°59′00″S 121°25′00″E / 0.98333°S 121.41667°E / -0.98333; 121.41667

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