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Puerto Plata vs Amsterdam Island Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Puerto Plata, Dominican Republic and Amsterdam Island, French Southern Lands is approximately 16,345 km or 10,157 mi.
  • To reach Puerto Plata in this distance one would set out from Amsterdam Island bearing 245.9° or WSW and follow the great circles arc to approach Puerto Plata bearing 310° or NW .
  • Puerto Plata has a tropical rainforest climate (Af) whereas Amsterdam Island has a marine west coast climate (Cfb).
  • The annual average temperature is 11.2 °C (20.2°F) warmer.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 1.4 °C (2.5°F) less in Puerto Plata. The continentality subtype is truly hyperoceanic for both.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 807 mm (31.8 in) more which is equivalent to 807 l/m² (19.81 US gal/ft²) or 8,070,000 l/ha (862,737 US gal/ac) more. About 1 5/7 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 17.7° higher in Puerto Plata than in Amsterdam Island.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) +8 (+14) +7 (+13) +9 (+17) +12 (+21) +14 (+24) +17 (+31) +18 (+32) +18 (+32) +17 (+31) +16 (+29) +13 (+24) +10 (+18) +13 (+24)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) +6 (+12) +6 (+10) +7 (+13) +10 (+17) +12 (+21) +15 (+26) +16 (+28) +16 (+29) +15 (+27) +14 (+26) +12 (+21) +8 (+14) +11 (+20)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) +5 (+8) +4 (+6) +5 (+10) +7 (+13) +10 (+18) +12 (+22) +14 (+25) +14 (+25) +13 (+23) +12 (+21) +10 (+17) +6 (+10) +9 (+17)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +113 (+4) +84 (+3) +52 (+2) +58 (+2) +58 (+2) -31 (-1) -26 (-1) -7 (0) +14 (+1) +73 (+3) +193 (+8) +226 (+9) +807 (+32)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -3h 20' -2h 04' -0h 22' +1h 26' +2h 58' +3h 44' +3h 23' +2h 05' +0h 19' -1h 29' -3h 00' -3h 44'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -21.5 -2.9 +18.7 +41.8 +57.1 +57.5 +56.7 +42.1 +19.2 -3.5 -21.7 -28.8   +17.7

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