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Puerto Plata vs Alicante, Costa Blanca Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Puerto Plata, Dominican Republic and Alicante, Costa Blanca, Spain is approximately 6,952 km or 4,320 mi.
  • To reach Puerto Plata in this distance one would set out from Alicante, Costa Blanca bearing 274.2° or W and follow the great circles arc to approach Puerto Plata bearing 236.2° or SW .
  • Puerto Plata has a tropical rainforest climate (Af) whereas Alicante, Costa Blanca has a mid-latitude cool steppe climate (BSk).
  • The mean temperature is 7.2 °C (12.9°F) warmer.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 9.4 °C (16.9°F) less in Puerto Plata. The continentality subtype is truly hyperoceanic as opposed to truly oceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 1569.4 mm (61.8 in) more which is equivalent to 1569.4 l/m² (38.52 US gal/ft²) or 15,694,000 l/ha (1,677,793 US gal/ac) more. About 5 2/5 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 17.6° higher in Puerto Plata than in Alicante, Costa Blanca.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) +11 (+20) +9 (+16) +8 (+14) +7 (+13) +4 (+7) +2 (+4) +-1 (-2) +-1 (-2) +1 (+2) +6 (+11) +8 (+14) +11 (+20) +5 (+10)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) +11 (+21) +10 (+18) +10 (+18) +9 (+16) +6 (+12) +4 (+8) +2 (+3) +2 (+3) +3 (+6) +7 (+13) +10 (+18) +11 (+21) +7 (+13)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) +13 (+23) +12 (+22) +11 (+20) +10 (+18) +8 (+14) +5 (+9) +4 (+7) +3 (+5) +4 (+7) +8 (+14) +11 (+20) +12 (+22) +8 (+15)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +189 (+7) +135 (+5) +109 (+4) +126 (+5) +136 (+5) +60 (+2) +74 (+3) +80 (+3) +56 (+2) +92 (+4) +241 (+9) +273 (+11) +1569 (+62)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day +1h 17' +0h 47' +0h 08' -0h 33' -1h 08' -1h 27' -1h 18' -0h 48' -0h 07' +0h 34' +1h 09' +1h 27'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) +18.7 +18.6 +18.7 +18.6 +17.3 +11.2 +16.4 +18.5 +18.5 +18.4 +18.5 +18.6   +17.6

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