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RMAF Butterworth

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WMKB
Airport
ICAO: WMKB – IATA: BWH
Summary
Name RMAF Butterworth
Region Asia and Pacific
Territory Malaysia MY.gif
Location Butterworth, Penang
Serving Butterworth
Elevation 2.438 m
8 ft2.438 m
Coordinates 5° 27' 48.16" N, 100° 23' 27.52" E
Runways
Designator Length Width Surface ROPS
18/36 2438 m7,998.688 ft
46 m150.919 ft
ASP /


METAR
Observation WMKB 171000Z VRB04KT 2000 HZ FEW020 SCT140 BKN270 31/24 Q1007 NOSIG
Station BUTTERWORTH(AUS-
Date/Time 17 September 2019 10:00:00
Wind direction °
Wind speed 04 kts
Lowest cloud amount few clouds
Temperature 31°C
Dew point 24°C
Humidity 66%
QNH 1007 hPa
Weather condition n/a

Civil/military airport serving the Butterworth and Penang Island.

Climatology

Tropical Rainforest climate (Köppen climate classification Af) - almost no distinct seasons, average daily temperature around 27°C throughout the year. Extensive cloud cover and heavy rainfall prevent temperatures from rising much over 33°C. The diurnal temperature change is between 2°C and 5°C which is greater than the annual temperature range of 2°C. Rainfall is heavy and is usually convectional and in the afternoon.

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Accidents & Serious Incidents at or in vicinity of WMKB

None on SKYbrary