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Puerto Plata vs Taif Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Puerto Plata, Dominican Republic and Taif, Saudi Arabia is approximately 11,235 km or 6,982 mi.
  • To reach Puerto Plata in this distance one would set out from Taif bearing 296.5° or WNW and follow the great circles arc to approach Puerto Plata bearing 242.2° or WSW .
  • Puerto Plata has a tropical rainforest climate (Af) whereas Taif has a subtropical hot desert climate (BWh).
  • Puerto Plata is in or near the subtropical moist forest biome whereas Taif is in or near the subtropical desert scrub biome.
  • The mean temperature is 2.7 °C (4.8°F) warmer.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 8.7 °C (15.7°F) less in Puerto Plata. The continentality subtype is truly hyperoceanic as opposed to truly oceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 1807 mm (71.1 in) more which is equivalent to 1807 l/m² (44.35 US gal/ft²) or 18,070,000 l/ha (1,931,803 US gal/ac) more. About 16 1/5 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 1.1° higher in Puerto Plata than in Taif.

Climate Comparison Table

The table shows values for Puerto Plata relative to Taif. You can also view this comparison the other way around from the perspective of Taif vs Puerto Plata.

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) +8 (+14) +6 (+11) +4 (+7) +3 (+5) -1 (-1) -2 (-3) -2 (-3) -1 (-2) -1 (-1) +4 (+7) +6 (+12) +8 (+14) +3 (+5)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +201 (+8) +158 (+6) +119 (+5) +160 (+6) +137 (+5) +77 (+3) +74 (+3) +82 (+3) +90 (+4) +147 (+6) +262 (+10) +300 (+12) +1807 (+71)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day +0h 06' +0h 03' +0h 00' -0h 02' -0h 05' -0h 06' -0h 06' -0h 03' -0h 00' +0h 02' +0h 05' +0h 06'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) +1.8 +1.9 +1.9 +1.8 +0.6 -1.7 +0.2 +1.6 +1.6 +1.6 +1.6 +1.7   +1.1

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