Kualu River

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Kualu River
Sungai Kualu, Air Kualu, Soengai Koealoe
Kualu River is located in Sumatra
Kualu River
Location of river mouth
Kualu River is located in Indonesia
Kualu River
Kualu River (Indonesia)
Physical characteristics
 - locationNorth Sumatra
MouthMalacca Strait

Kualu River is a river in northern Sumatra, Indonesia, about 1600 km northwest of the capital Jakarta.[1][2]


The river flows in the northern area of Sumatra with predominantly tropical rainforest climate (designated as Af in the Köppen-Geiger climate classification).[3] The annual average temperature in the area is 21 °C. The warmest month is March, when the average temperature is around 26 °C, and the coldest is October, at 20 °C.[4] The average annual rainfall is 3730 mm. The wettest month is October, with an average of 491 mm rainfall, and the driest is March, with 136 mm rainfall.[5]

See also[edit]


  1. ^ Rand McNally, The New International Atlas, 1993.
  2. ^ Sungai Kualu at Geonames.org (cc-by); Last updated 2013-06-04; Database dump downloaded 2015-11-27
  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. ^ "NASA Earth Observations Data Set Index". NASA. 30 January 2016.
  5. ^ "NASA Earth Observations: Rainfall (1 month - TRMM)". NASA/Tropical Rainfall Monitoring Mission. 30 January 2016.

Coordinates: 2°45′N 100°00′E / 2.75°N 100.0°E / 2.75; 100.0