Tuntang River

The Tuntang (Indonesian: Kali Tuntang) is a major river of northern Central Java, Indonesia, about 400 km east of the capital Jakarta.[1] It connects Lake Rawa Pening to the Java Sea, east of Semarang.[2] There is a hydroelectric powerstation on the river near the lake.

Tuntang River
Sungai Tuntang, Kali Tuntang
Waterfall by the Tuntang river near Salatiga (1940)
Location of river mouth
Tuntang River (Indonesia)
ProvinceCentral Java


The river flows in the central area of Java with predominantly tropical monsoon climate (designated as Am in the Köppen-Geiger climate classification).[3] The annual average temperature in the area is 21 °C. The warmest month is September, when the average temperature is around 24 °C, and the coldest is June, at 20 °C.[4] The average annual rainfall is 3140 mm. The wettest month is January, with an average of 560 mm rainfall, and the driest is September, with 14 mm rainfall.[5]

See also


  1. Kali Tuntang at Geonames.org (cc-by); Last updated 2013-06-04; Database dump downloaded 2015-11-27
  2. Goltenboth, Friedhelm; Timotius, Kris H.; Milan, Paciencia P.; Margraf, Josef (7 December 2006). Ecology of Insular Southeast Asia: The Indonesian Archipelago. Elsevier. p. 140. ISBN 978-0-08-046797-9. Retrieved 14 January 2013.
  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.

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