Sungai Sekonyer, Sungai Sikunir, Soengai Sikoenir, Soengai Sikvenir
|River system||Kumai River|
Part of the river traverses the Tanjung Puting National Park. Travel on the river is often done by klotok, an Indonesian riverboat. The river includes orangutan habitat. The river is brown and murky. Gold mining takes place along it.
The river flows in the southern central area of Kalimantan with predominantly tropical rainforest climate (designated as Af in the Köppen-Geiger climate classification). The annual average temperature in the area is 22 °C. The warmest month is April, when the average temperature is around 24 °C, and the coldest is December, at 21 °C. The average annual rainfall is 2778 mm. The wettest month is November, with an average of 386 mm rainfall, and the driest is September, with 66 mm rainfall.
|Climate chart (explanation)|
- Sungai Sikunir at Geonames.org (cc-by); Last updated 2013-06-04; Database dump downloaded 2015-11-27
- Sekonyer River Inmyshoestravel (includes map)
- Living on a klotok Inmyshoestravel (includes photographs)
- 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.
- "NASA Earth Observations Data Set Index". NASA. 30 January 2016.
- "NASA Earth Observations: Rainfall (1 month - TRMM)". NASA/Tropical Rainfall Monitoring Mission. 30 January 2016.
- Kalimantan 2: Sekonyer River to Camp Leakey YouTube video
- Wild Orang Utans near the Sekonyer River on Borneo YouTube video
- Photos of Sekonyer by Mike Helliwell