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Puerto Plata vs Nassau, New Providence Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Puerto Plata, Dominican Republic and Nassau, New Providence, Bahamas is approximately 923 km or 574 mi.
  • To reach Puerto Plata in this distance one would set out from Nassau, New Providence bearing 128.3° or SE and follow the great circles arc to approach Puerto Plata bearing 130.9° or SE .
  • Puerto Plata has a tropical rainforest climate (Af) whereas Nassau, New Providence has a tropical wet and dry/ savanna climate with dry winters (Aw).
  • The mean annual temperature is 0.5 °C (1°F) warmer.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 2.4 °C (4.3°F) less in Puerto Plata. The continentality subtype is truly hyperoceanic for both.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 566.8 mm (22.3 in) more which is equivalent to 566.8 l/m² (13.91 US gal/ft²) or 5,668,000 l/ha (605,947 US gal/ac) more. About 1 3/7 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 4.3° higher in Puerto Plata than in Nassau, New Providence.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) +2 (+3) +2 (+3) +2 (+3) +1 (+2) 0 (0) 0 (+1) -1 (-1) -1 (-1) 0 (-1) +1 (+2) +1 (+2) +2 (+4) +1 (+1)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) +2 (+4) +1 (+3) +1 (+3) +1 (+2) 0 (0) 0 (-1) -1 (-1) -1 (-1) -1 (-2) +1 (+1) +1 (+2) +2 (+3) +1 (+1)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) +2 (+4) +1 (+2) +1 (+2) +1 (+2) 0 (0) -1 (-2) -1 (-1) -1 (-1) -2 (-3) 0 (0) +1 (+2) +1 (+2) +0 (+1)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +162 (+6) +122 (+5) +94 (+4) +106 (+4) +52 (+2) -151 (-6) -80 (-3) -128 (-5) -74 (-3) -18 (-1) +226 (+9) +255 (+10) +567 (+22)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day +0h 19' +0h 11' +0h 02' -0h 08' -0h 17' -0h 21' -0h 19' -0h 11' -0h 01' +0h 08' +0h 17' +0h 21'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) +5.3 +5.3 +5.3 +5.2 +3.9 -2 +3.3 +5.3 +5.3 +5.3 +5.3 +5.3   +4.3

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