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Puerto Plata vs Antsiranana Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Puerto Plata, Dominican Republic and Antsiranana, Madagascar is approximately 13,566 km or 8,430 mi.
  • To reach Puerto Plata in this distance one would set out from Antsiranana bearing 285.7° or WNW and follow the great circles arc to approach Puerto Plata bearing 272.5° or W .
  • Puerto Plata has a tropical rainforest climate (Af) whereas Antsiranana has a tropical wet and dry/ savanna climate with dry winters (Aw).
  • Puerto Plata is in or near the subtropical moist forest biome whereas Antsiranana is in or near the tropical dry forest biome.
  • The average annual temperature is 0.2 °C (0.4°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 1.4 °C (2.5°F) more in Puerto Plata. The continentality subtype is truly hyperoceanic for both.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 729.2 mm (28.7 in) more which is equivalent to 729.2 l/m² (17.9 US gal/ft²) or 7,292,000 l/ha (779,563 US gal/ac) more. About 1 3/5 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 2.9° lower in Puerto Plata than in Antsiranana.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) -3 (-6) -3 (-6) -3 (-5) -2 (-4) -1 (-3) +2 (+3) +2 (+4) +2 (+4) +2 (+3) +1 (+1) -3 (-5) -3 (-6) -1 (-2)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -3 (-5) -4 (-6) -3 (-5) -2 (-3) 0 (-1) +2 (+4) +4 (+6) +4 (+6) +2 (+4) +1 (+2) -1 (-2) -3 (-5) 0 (0)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) -4 (-7) -5 (-8) -4 (-7) -3 (-5) -1 (-1) +2 (+3) +3 (+6) +4 (+6) +2 (+4) +1 (+1) -2 (-3) -4 (-7) -1 (-1)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -129 (-5) -144 (-6) -45 (-2) +108 (+4) +155 (+6) +63 (+2) +59 (+2) +69 (+3) +88 (+3) +141 (+6) +228 (+9) +136 (+5) +729 (+29)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -1h 41' -1h 03' -0h 11' +0h 43' +1h 30' +1h 53' +1h 42' +1h 03' +0h 10' -0h 45' -1h 31' -1h 53'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -31.6 -26.5 -6.7 +16.4 +31.6 +32.1 +31.2 +16.6 -6.2 -26.7 -31.6 -32.1   -2.9

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