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Puerto Plata Climate & Temperature

  • Puerto Plata, Dominican Republic is at 19°45'N, 70°32'W, 15 m (49 ft). See map.
  • Puerto Plata has a tropical wet climate (Köppen-Geiger classification: Af) with no dry or cold season as it is constantly moist (year-round rainfall).
  • According to the Holdridge life zones system of bioclimatic classification Puerto Plata is situated in or near the subtropical moist forest biome.
  • The annual average temperature is 25 degrees Celsius (77.1 degrees Fahrenheit). See the temperatures page for a monthly breakdown and the fixed scale graph.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 4.5 °C (8.1°F). This indicates that the continentality type is hyperoceanic, subtype truly hyperoceanic. Puerto Plata Climate Graph
  • Total annual Precipitation averages 1926 mm (75.8 inches) which is equivalent to 1926 Litres/m² (47.24 Gallons/ft²).
  • Were you to burrow down through the centre of the Earth from Puerto Plata you would pop up nearest to the climate station at Learmonth, Australia where you would find a Subtropical desert climate.

Puerto Plata Climate Table

  Climate Variable Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
 
Average Max Temperature °C ( °F) 27 (81) 27 (81) 28 (82) 29 (84) 29 (84) 31 (88) 31 (88) 31 (88) 31 (88) 31 (88) 29 (84) 28 (82) 29 (85)
 
Average Temperature °C ( °F) 23 (73) 23 (73) 24 (74) 25 (76) 25 (77) 27 (80) 27 (81) 27 (81) 27 (80) 27 (80) 25 (77) 24 (74) 25 (77)
 
Average Min Temperature °C ( °F) 19 (66) 18 (64) 19 (66) 20 (68) 21 (70) 22 (72) 23 (73) 23 (73) 22 (72) 22 (72) 21 (70) 19 (66) 21 (69)
 
Average Precipitation mm (in) 209 (8) 162 (6) 134 (5) 160 (6) 168 (7) 82 (3) 78 (3) 88 (3) 97 (4) 158 (6) 283 (11) 307 (12) 1926 (76)
Average Daylight Hours/ Day 11h 03' 11h 27' 11h 59' 12h 34' 13h 02' 13h 17' 13h 10' 12h 46' 12h 13' 11h 38' 11h 10' 10h 56' 12h 00'
Sun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°). 50.4 59.7 70.6 82.2 89.1 86.3 88.4 82.2 70.7 59.2 50.1 46.8 69.5

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