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Puerto Plata vs Atar Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Puerto Plata, Dominican Republic and Atar, Mauritania is approximately 5,969 km or 3,709 mi.
  • To reach Puerto Plata in this distance one would set out from Atar bearing 279.9° or W and follow the great circles arc to approach Puerto Plata bearing 258.6° or WSW .
  • Puerto Plata has a tropical rainforest climate (Af) whereas Atar has a subtropical hot desert climate (BWh).
  • Puerto Plata is in or near the subtropical moist forest biome whereas Atar is in or near the subtropical desert biome.
  • The mean annual temperature is 3 °C (5.3°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 10 °C (18°F) less in Puerto Plata. The continentality subtype is truly hyperoceanic as opposed to truly oceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 1806 mm (71.1 in) more which is equivalent to 1806 l/m² (44.32 US gal/ft²) or 18,060,000 l/ha (1,930,734 US gal/ac) more. About 16 1/5 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 0.5° higher in Puerto Plata than in Atar.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) +-1 (-2) +-3 (-5) -5 (-9) -6 (-11) -10 (-18) -11 (-20) -11 (-20) -10 (-18) -9 (-16) -6 (-11) -4 (-7) +1 (+2) -6 (-11)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) +3 (+5) +1 (+1) -1 (-2) -3 (-5) -6 (-11) -8 (-14) -8 (-14) -7 (-13) -7 (-12) -4 (-6) -1 (-1) +4 (+6) -3 (-5)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) +6 (+11) +4 (+7) +3 (+5) +1 (+2) -2 (-4) -4 (-7) -4 (-7) -4 (-7) -4 (-7) -1 (-2) +3 (+5) +6 (+11) +0 (+1)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +205 (+8) +158 (+6) +133 (+5) +160 (+6) +168 (+7) +80 (+3) +70 (+3) +57 (+2) +61 (+2) +138 (+5) +276 (+11) +301 (+12) +1806 (+71)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day +0h 02' +0h 01' +0h 00' -0h 01' -0h 02' -0h 03' -0h 02' -0h 01' -0h 00' +0h 01' +0h 02' +0h 03'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) +0.8 +0.9 +0.9 +0.8 -0.1 -0.8 -0.1 +0.7 +0.7 +0.7 +0.7 +0.7   +0.5

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