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Puerto Plata vs Basra Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Puerto Plata, Dominican Republic and Basra, Iraq is approximately 11,374 km or 7,068 mi.
  • To reach Puerto Plata in this distance one would set out from Basra bearing 302° or WNW and follow the great circles arc to approach Puerto Plata bearing 230.9° or SW .
  • Puerto Plata has a tropical rainforest climate (Af) whereas Basra has a subtropical hot desert climate (BWh).
  • Puerto Plata is in or near the subtropical moist forest biome whereas Basra is in or near the subtropical desert scrub biome.
  • The annual average temperature is 0.7 °C (1.2°F) warmer.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 17 °C (30.6°F) less in Puerto Plata. The continentality subtype is truly hyperoceanic as opposed to subcontinental.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 1765 mm (69.5 in) more which is equivalent to 1765 l/m² (43.32 US gal/ft²) or 17,650,000 l/ha (1,886,902 US gal/ac) more. About 12 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 9.8° higher in Puerto Plata than in Basra.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) +9 (+16) +6 (+11) +3 (+5) -2 (-4) -7 (-13) -7 (-13) -9 (-16) -10 (-18) -8 (-14) -4 (-7) +2 (+4) +8 (+14) +-2 (-3)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) +11 (+19) +8 (+14) +5 (+8) 0 (0) -5 (-9) -6 (-11) -7 (-13) -7 (-12) -4 (-7) 0 (0) +5 (+9) +9 (+16) +1 (+1)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) +12 (+22) +9 (+16) +6 (+11) +2 (+4) -3 (-5) -5 (-9) -5 (-9) -3 (-5) 0 (0) +4 (+7) +8 (+14) +10 (+18) +3 (+5)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +181 (+7) +145 (+6) +110 (+4) +138 (+5) +161 (+6) +82 (+3) +78 (+3) +88 (+3) +97 (+4) +157 (+6) +255 (+10) +273 (+11) +1765 (+69)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day +0h 41' +0h 25' +0h 04' -0h 17' -0h 36' -0h 46' -0h 41' -0h 25' -0h 04' +0h 18' +0h 36' +0h 46'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) +10.9 +10.9 +10.9 +10.9 +9.5 +3.4 +8.6 +10.7 +10.6 +10.6 +10.7 +10.8   +9.8

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