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Puerto Plata vs Amherst, Ma Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Puerto Plata, Dominican Republic and Amherst, Ma, Usa is approximately 2,485 km or 1,544 mi.
  • To reach Puerto Plata in this distance one would set out from Amherst, Ma bearing 173.9° or S and follow the great circles arc to approach Puerto Plata bearing 175.2° or S .
  • Puerto Plata has a tropical rainforest climate (Af) whereas Amherst, Ma has a hot summer continental climate with no dry season (Dfa).
  • Puerto Plata is in or near the subtropical moist forest biome whereas Amherst, Ma is in or near the cool temperate moist forest biome.
  • The average temperature is 15.7 °C (28.3°F) warmer.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 22.3 °C (40.1°F) less in Puerto Plata. The continentality subtype is truly hyperoceanic as opposed to subcontinental.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 846.5 mm (33.3 in) more which is equivalent to 846.5 l/m² (20.78 US gal/ft²) or 8,465,000 l/ha (904,965 US gal/ac) more. About 1 7/9 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 21.2° higher in Puerto Plata than in Amherst, Ma.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) +25 (+46) +24 (+42) +19 (+35) +13 (+24) +7 (+12) +4 (+8) +2 (+3) +3 (+5) +7 (+12) +13 (+23) +18 (+32) +24 (+44) +13 (+24)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) +28 (+50) +26 (+46) +21 (+38) +16 (+29) +10 (+19) +7 (+13) +5 (+9) +6 (+11) +10 (+17) +16 (+28) +20 (+35) +25 (+46) +16 (+28)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) +30 (+54) +28 (+50) +23 (+41) +19 (+34) +14 (+25) +10 (+18) +8 (+15) +9 (+17) +13 (+23) +18 (+33) +22 (+39) +26 (+47) +18 (+33)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +128 (+5) +88 (+3) +52 (+2) +68 (+3) +69 (+3) -15 (-1) -17 (-1) -5 (0) +10 (+0) +71 (+3) +186 (+7) +213 (+8) +847 (+33)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day +1h 37' +1h 00' +0h 10' -0h 41' -1h 26' -1h 49' -1h 39' -1h 00' -0h 09' +0h 42' +1h 27' +1h 50'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) +22.2 +22.2 +22.2 +22.2 +20.8 +14.9 +20.1 +22.2 +22.2 +22.1 +22.2 +22.2   +21.2

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