Cherating

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Cherating

Cherating is a beach town in Pahang, Malaysia, located about 47 km north of Kuantan. It is the location of Asia’s first Club Mediterranee ("Club Med").

Cherating also houses a cultural village and a turtle sanctuary. The turtles lay their eggs between July and August.

Climate[edit]

Cherating is one of the wettest place in Malaysia with heavy rainfall all year round. 2012 is the driest but still exceeds 3,000 mm (120 in) of rain while 2011 is the wettest by far with more than 7,500 mm (300 in) as recorded by Department Of Irrigation & Drainage Malaysia

Comparison Cherating average rainfall of 2013 with other places in Malaysia can be seen in Annual Mean Rainfall 2013 Locations In Malaysia


Climate data for Cherating Precipitation In 2013 (Mean Rainfall : 2010-2012)
Month Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Year
Precipitation mm (inches) 270
(10.63)
475
(18.7)
50
(1.97)
112
(4.41)
148
(5.83)
75.5
(2.972)
106
(4.17)
60
(2.36)
128.5
(5.059)
270.5
(10.65)
243.5
(9.587)
1,500.8
(59.087)
3,439.8
(135.425)
Rainfall mm (inches) 427.3
(16.823)
172.3
(6.783)
534
(21.02)
168.7
(6.642)
358
(14.09)
293.7
(11.563)
266.3
(10.484)
322.7
(12.705)
309.7
(12.193)
476.3
(18.752)
547.3
(21.547)
656.7
(25.854)
4,533
(178.456)
Source: Department Of Irrigation & Drainage Malaysia



Principle Meteorological Station - Cherating
Year Rainfall
2012
3,000 mm (120 in)
2011
7,560.8 mm (297.67 in)
2010
3,038 mm (119.6 in)
Source Department Of Statistics Malaysia

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