Brinchang

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Brinchang

Brinchang (also Berincang) is a town and hill resort located at an altitude of 1,540 metres (5,050 ft) in Cameron Highlands in the state of Pahang, Malaysia. It is the second tourist town in Pahang after Tanah Rata.

Attractions[edit]

One of its attractions is the Night Market available during weekends and the Malaysian school holidays, where many vegetable stalls and food stalls are set up.

Transport[edit]

The road connecting Gunung Brinchang and Federal Route Jkr-ft59.png at Brinchang is the highest motorable road in Malaysia.

Climate[edit]

Köppen-Geiger climate classification system classifies its climate as subtropical highland (Cfb).[1]

Climate data for Brinchang
Month Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Year
Average high °C (°F) 20.6
(69.1)
21.4
(70.5)
22.1
(71.8)
22.4
(72.3)
22.4
(72.3)
22.1
(71.8)
21.6
(70.9)
21.6
(70.9)
21.4
(70.5)
21.3
(70.3)
21.1
(70)
20.6
(69.1)
21.55
(70.79)
Daily mean °C (°F) 16.7
(62.1)
17.2
(63)
17.6
(63.7)
18.2
(64.8)
18.3
(64.9)
18
(64)
17.4
(63.3)
17.6
(63.7)
17.5
(63.5)
17.6
(63.7)
17.5
(63.5)
17.1
(62.8)
17.56
(63.58)
Average low °C (°F) 12.9
(55.2)
13
(55)
13.4
(56.1)
14
(57)
14.3
(57.7)
13.9
(57)
13.2
(55.8)
13.6
(56.5)
13.6
(56.5)
13.9
(57)
13.9
(57)
13.6
(56.5)
13.61
(56.44)
Average precipitation mm (inches) 172
(6.77)
133
(5.24)
198
(7.8)
260
(10.24)
250
(9.84)
130
(5.12)
149
(5.87)
159
(6.26)
215
(8.46)
314
(12.36)
313
(12.32)
262
(10.31)
2,555
(100.59)
Average rainy days 14 12 14 18 18 15 17 19 22 24 25 21 219
Mean monthly sunshine hours 186 198 217 210 186 180 186 155 150 155 150 155 2,128
Source #1: Climate-Data.org (altitude: 1567m)[1]
Source #2: Weather2Travel for rainy days and sunshine[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Climate: Brinchang - Climate graph, Temperature graph, Climate table". Climate-Data.org. Retrieved 2013-11-02. 
  2. ^ "Brinchang Climate and Weather Averages, Malaysia". Weather2Travel. Retrieved 2013-12-02. 


Coordinates: 4°29′29″N 101°23′19″E / 4.4913°N 101.3885°E / 4.4913; 101.3885