RMAF Butterworth

Airport
ICAO code: 
WMKB
IATA Code: 
BWH
Summary
ICAO Region: 
APAC
Territory: 
Location: 
Butterworth, Penang
Serving: 
Butterworth
Elevation: 
8 ft
Coordinates: 
Aerial View: 
5° 27' 48.162" N, 100° 23' 27.52" E
Metar
Observation
WMKB 271900Z VRB02KT 8000 FEW024 26/25 Q1008 NOSIG
Station
BUTTERWORTH(AUS-
Date/Time
2022-05-27 19:00:00
Wind speed
02 kts
Lowest cloud amount
few clouds
Temperature
26°C
Dew point
25°C
Humidity
94%
QNH
1008 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.

Runways

Designator Length Width Surface Rops
18/36 2438 46 ASP No/No
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