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Puerto Plata vs Cape Town Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Puerto Plata, Dominican Republic and Cape Town, South Africa is approximately 11,143 km or 6,924 mi.
  • To reach Puerto Plata in this distance one would set out from Cape Town bearing 287° or WNW and follow the great circles arc to approach Puerto Plata bearing 302.6° or WNW .
  • Puerto Plata is in or near the subtropical moist forest biome whereas Cape Town is in or near the warm temperate dry forest biome.
  • The annual average temperature is 8.5 °C (15.2°F) warmer.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 4.5 °C (8.1°F) less in Puerto Plata. The continentality subtype is truly hyperoceanic as opposed to barely hyperoceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 1451 mm (57.1 in) more which is equivalent to 1451 l/m² (35.61 US gal/ft²) or 14,510,000 l/ha (1,551,215 US gal/ac) more. About 4 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 13.9° higher in Puerto Plata than in Cape Town.

Climate Comparison Table

The table shows values for Puerto Plata relative to Cape Town. You can also view this comparison the other way around from the perspective of Cape Town 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) +1 (+2) +3 (+5) +7 (+13) +9 (+16) +13 (+23) +14 (+25) +13 (+23) +12 (+22) +10 (+18) +6 (+11) +3 (+5) +8 (+14)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) +2 (+4) +2 (+3) +4 (+7) +8 (+14) +10 (+18) +14 (+24) +15 (+27) +14 (+25) +13 (+23) +11 (+19) +7 (+13) +4 (+7) +8 (+15)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) +3 (+5) +2 (+4) +5 (+9) +8 (+14) +11 (+20) +14 (+25) +16 (+29) +15 (+27) +13 (+23) +11 (+20) +8 (+14) +5 (+9) +9 (+17)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +195 (+8) +146 (+6) +113 (+4) +119 (+5) +100 (+4) -11 (0) -5 (0) +11 (+0) +56 (+2) +155 (+6) +282 (+11) +290 (+11) +1451 (+57)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -3h 02' -1h 53' -0h 20' +1h 18' +2h 41' +3h 23' +3h 04' +1h 53' +0h 17' -1h 21' -2h 43' -3h 23'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -25.3 -6.6 +14.9 +38.1 +53.3 +53.7 +52.8 +38.2 +15.3 -7.3 -25.5 -32.7   +13.9

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