Endau is a small town in Mersing District, Johor, Malaysia. It lies on the northern tip of east Johor, on the border with Pahang.

NameEdit

The town was named Endau after a peranakan Indian who resided in the area.[1] In the 19th century it was known to the British as Blair's Harbour.[2]

HistoryEdit

The town was opened by Dato' Mohd Ali by an order from Temenggong Ibrahim. The town expanded due to its location as the center of economy for the people who worked in the trading, fishing and logging sectors at that time.[3]

EconomyEdit

The town is one of the largest fishing ports on the East Coast of Peninsular Malaysia.[4]

EducationEdit

Primary schoolEdit

  1. Sekolah Kebangsaan Teriang
  2. Sekolah Kebangsaan Telok Lipat
  3. Sekolah Kebangsaan Tanjung Resang
  4. Sekolah Kebangsaan Pusat Air Tawar
  5. Sekolah Kebangsaan Penyabong
  6. Sekolah Kebangsaan Lembaga Endau
  7. Sekolah Kebangsaan Labung
  8. Sekolah Kebangsaan Bandar Endau
  9. Sekolah Jenis Kebangsaan (Cina) St Joseph (M)
  10. Sekolah Jenis Kebangsaan (Cina) Kampung Hubong
  11. Sekolah Jenis Kebangsaan (Cina) Chiao Ching

Secondary schoolEdit

  1. Sekolah Menengah Kebangsaan Ungku Husin

ClimateEdit

Endau has a tropical rainforest climate (Af) with heavy to very heavy rainfall year-round and with extremely heavy rainfall in December.

Climate data for Endau
Month Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Year
Average high °C (°F) 28.9
(84.0)
29.8
(85.6)
31.0
(87.8)
32.2
(90.0)
32.4
(90.3)
31.9
(89.4)
31.4
(88.5)
31.3
(88.3)
31.3
(88.3)
31.3
(88.3)
30.2
(86.4)
28.9
(84.0)
30.9
(87.6)
Daily mean °C (°F) 25.7
(78.3)
26.3
(79.3)
26.8
(80.2)
27.4
(81.3)
27.6
(81.7)
27.2
(81.0)
26.7
(80.1)
26.7
(80.1)
26.6
(79.9)
26.7
(80.1)
26.2
(79.2)
25.7
(78.3)
26.6
(80.0)
Average low °C (°F) 22.6
(72.7)
22.9
(73.2)
22.7
(72.9)
22.7
(72.9)
22.8
(73.0)
22.5
(72.5)
22.1
(71.8)
22.1
(71.8)
22.0
(71.6)
22.2
(72.0)
22.3
(72.1)
22.5
(72.5)
22.5
(72.4)
Average rainfall mm (inches) 456
(18.0)
260
(10.2)
220
(8.7)
149
(5.9)
149
(5.9)
142
(5.6)
160
(6.3)
143
(5.6)
180
(7.1)
213
(8.4)
411
(16.2)
695
(27.4)
3,178
(125.3)
Source: Climate-Data.org[5]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ http://www.mdmersing.gov.my/ms/pelawat/info-mersing/sejarah-kawasan
  2. ^ "The Malayan Peninsula, 1862". Retrieved 13 August 2018.
  3. ^ http://www.mdmersing.gov.my/ms/pelawat/info-mersing/sejarah-kawasan
  4. ^ http://ww1.utusan.com.my/utusan/info.asp?y=2011&dt=0702&pub=Utusan_Malaysia&sec=Johor&pg=wj_01.htm
  5. ^ "Climate: Endau". Climate-Data.org. Retrieved 28 October 2020.


Coordinates: 2°39′N 103°37′E / 2.650°N 103.617°E / 2.650; 103.617