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Puerto Plata vs Bust Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Puerto Plata, Dominican Republic and Bust, Afghanistan is approximately 12,557 km or 7,803 mi.
  • To reach Puerto Plata in this distance one would set out from Bust bearing 313.6° or NW and follow the great circles arc to approach Puerto Plata bearing 220.9° or SW .
  • Puerto Plata has a tropical rainforest climate (Af) whereas Bust has a subtropical hot desert climate (BWh).
  • Puerto Plata is in or near the subtropical moist forest biome whereas Bust is in or near the subtropical desert biome.
  • The annual average temperature is 5.2 °C (9.4°F) warmer.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 21.9 °C (39.4°F) less in Puerto Plata. The continentality subtype is truly hyperoceanic as opposed to subcontinental.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 1811 mm (71.3 in) more which is equivalent to 1811 l/m² (44.45 US gal/ft²) or 18,110,000 l/ha (1,936,079 US gal/ac) more. About 16 3/4 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 10.8° higher in Puerto Plata than in Bust.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) +13 (+24) +10 (+18) +5 (+9) +-1 (-1) -7 (-13) -10 (-18) -11 (-19) -9 (-16) +-5 (-8) +1 (+3) +7 (+13) +11 (+20) +0 (+1)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) +17 (+30) +13 (+24) +8 (+15) +3 (+5) -2 (-4) -5 (-9) -6 (-10) -3 (-5) +2 (+3) +8 (+14) +13 (+23) +16 (+28) +5 (+9)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) +18 (+33) +15 (+27) +11 (+19) +7 (+12) +4 (+6) +1 (+1) 0 (-1) +3 (+5) +8 (+14) +13 (+23) +17 (+31) +18 (+33) +9 (+17)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +183 (+7) +135 (+5) +105 (+4) +152 (+6) +166 (+7) +82 (+3) +78 (+3) +88 (+3) +97 (+4) +156 (+6) +279 (+11) +292 (+12) +1811 (+71)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day +0h 45' +0h 28' +0h 05' -0h 19' -0h 40' -0h 50' -0h 46' -0h 28' -0h 04' +0h 20' +0h 40' +0h 50'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) +11.9 +11.9 +11.9 +11.9 +10.5 +4.4 +9.6 +11.7 +11.6 +11.6 +11.7 +11.8   +10.8

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