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Puerto Plata vs Basel Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Puerto Plata, Dominican Republic and Basel, Switzerland is approximately 7,524 km or 4,676 mi.
  • To reach Puerto Plata in this distance one would set out from Basel bearing 275.3° or W and follow the great circles arc to approach Puerto Plata bearing 225.6° or SW .
  • Puerto Plata has a tropical rainforest climate (Af) whereas Basel has a marine west coast climate (Cfb).
  • Puerto Plata is in or near the subtropical moist forest biome whereas Basel is in or near the cool temperate moist forest biome.
  • The average annual temperature is 15.5 °C (28°F) warmer.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 14.5 °C (26.1°F) less in Puerto Plata. The continentality subtype is truly hyperoceanic as opposed to semicontinental.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 1142 mm (45 in) more which is equivalent to 1142 l/m² (28.03 US gal/ft²) or 11,420,000 l/ha (1,220,874 US gal/ac) more. About 2 1/2 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 26.7° higher in Puerto Plata than in Basel.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) +23 (+41) +21 (+38) +16 (+29) +13 (+23) +9 (+16) +7 (+13) +5 (+9) +6 (+11) +9 (+16) +16 (+29) +20 (+36) +24 (+43) +14 (+25)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) +23 (+41) +22 (+39) +18 (+32) +16 (+28) +11 (+20) +10 (+17) +8 (+14) +9 (+16) +12 (+21) +18 (+32) +20 (+36) +23 (+41) +16 (+28)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) +22 (+40) +20 (+36) +18 (+32) +16 (+29) +13 (+23) +11 (+20) +10 (+18) +10 (+18) +12 (+22) +16 (+29) +19 (+34) +20 (+36) +16 (+28)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +156 (+6) +122 (+5) +86 (+3) +105 (+4) +92 (+4) -11 (0) -8 (0) -6 (0) +18 (+1) +98 (+4) +227 (+9) +263 (+10) +1142 (+45)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day +2h 14' +1h 21' +0h 14' -0h 56' -1h 58' -2h 31' -2h 16' -1h 22' -0h 12' +0h 58' +1h 59' +2h 31'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) +27.8 +27.8 +27.9 +27.8 +26.4 +20.4 +25.5 +27.7 +27.6 +27.6 +27.6 +27.7   +26.7

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