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According to shoppingpicks, January in Brunei is the start of the hot and wet season. Temperatures usually range from an average high of 32 degrees Celsius (90 degrees Fahrenheit) to an average low of 25 degrees Celsius (77 degrees Fahrenheit). The humidity is also high, reaching up to 90%. Rainfall averages around 250 mm (10 in) a month, with thunderstorms occurring several times during the month. February brings more heat and humidity, with temperatures ranging from an average high of 33 degrees Celsius (91 degrees Fahrenheit) to an average low of 26 degrees Celsius (79 degrees Fahrenheit). Rainfall averages around 300 mm (12 in), and thunderstorms occur frequently. March continues to be hot and humid, with temperatures ranging between 34-27°C (93-81°F). Rainfall remains steady at 300 mm (12 in), while thunderstorms continue to occur regularly. Brunei is a very small, but very rich country (oil) and is surrounded by Malaysia. The north is on the South China Sea. The climate is tropical, due to its location just above the equator. Winter is not in Brunei’s dictionaries: it is always 30°C and warmer during the day. It is also very stuffy due to the high humidity. Tropical showers are plentiful, especially in the months of September through January. The best time to travel is in the drier season, which runs from February to May. Check a2zgov for Brunei government and politics.

Brunei Geography and Population

OFFICIAL NAME: Negara Brunei Darussalam CAPITAL CITY: Bandar Seri Begawan POPULATION: 408,800 (2011) AREA: 5,270 km² OFFICIAL LANGUAGE (S): Malay, English, Chinese RELIGION: Muslims 67%, Buddhists 13%, Christians 10%, indigenous religions and 10% COIN: brunei-dollar CURRENCY CODE: BND ENGLISH NAME: Brunei INDEPENDENCE: 1984 POPULATION COMPOSITION: Malays 62%, Chinese 15%, tribes (including iban) 6%, others 17%… Read More »

Brunei Economy

Subchapters: Basic data Public finances and the state budget Banking system Tax system Basic data Brunei Darussalam offers investors a stable political environment, very good infrastructure, an educated workforce and a very capital-strong economy open to foreign investment. Traditionally, it also presents itself as the Hub of ASEAN with regard to the aforementioned strengths. The… Read More »

Brunei State Facts

  THE CAPITAL Bandar-Seri-Begawan STATE STRUCTURE Absolute monarchy INTERNAL DIVISION Brunei is divided into four districts. SQUARE 5,765 km² CLIMATE equatorial wet OFFICIAL LANGUAGE Malay CURRENCY Brunei dollar POPULATION more than 400 thousand NATIONAL COMPOSITION Malays (66%), Ibans, Melanau and others (8%), Chinese (11%). RELIGION Islam (Sunni) TIMEZONE UTC +8 / MSK +5 TELEPHONE CODE… Read More »