Tungkal River

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Tungkal River
Sungai Tungkal, Soengai Toengkal, Toengkal River, Soengai Toengkat
Tungkal River is located in Sumatra
Tungkal River
Location of river mouth
Tungkal River is located in Indonesia
Tungkal River
Tungkal River (Indonesia)
Location
CountryIndonesia
ProvinceJambi
Physical characteristics
Source 
 ⁃ locationSumatra
MouthMalacca Strait

Tungkal River is a river in Jambi province, Sumatra island, Indonesia, about 700 km northwest of the capital Jakarta.[1][2]

Geography[edit]

The river flows in the southwest area of Java with predominantly tropical rainforest climate (designated as Af in the Köppen-Geiger climate classification).[3] The annual average temperature in the area is 24 °C. The warmest month is September, when the average temperature is around 26 °C, and the coldest is December, at 22 °C.[4] The average annual rainfall is 2907 mm. The wettest month is December, with an average of 410 mm rainfall, and the driest is June, with 137 mm rainfall.[5]

Tungkal River
Climate chart (explanation)
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410
 
 
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Average max. and min. temperatures in °C
Precipitation totals in mm
Source: [4]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Rand McNally, The New International Atlas, 1993.
  2. ^ Sungai Tungkal 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. ^ a b "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: 0°47′46″S 103°29′16″E / 0.7962°S 103.4877°E / -0.7962; 103.4877