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Puerto Plata vs Cherrapunji Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Puerto Plata, Dominican Republic and Cherrapunji, India is approximately 14,657 km or 9,108 mi.
  • To reach Puerto Plata in this distance one would set out from Cherrapunji bearing 337.4° or NNW and follow the great circles arc to approach Puerto Plata bearing 201.7° or SSW .
  • Puerto Plata has a tropical rainforest climate (Af) whereas Cherrapunji has a subtropical highland climate with dry winters (Cwb).
  • Puerto Plata is in or near the subtropical moist forest biome whereas Cherrapunji is in or near the subtropical rain forest biome.
  • The mean temperature is 7.7 °C (13.9°F) warmer.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 4.6 °C (8.3°F) less in Puerto Plata. The continentality subtype is truly hyperoceanic as opposed to barely hyperoceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 9851 mm (387.8 in) less which is equivalent to 9851 l/m² (241.77 US gal/ft²) or 98,510,000 l/ha (10,531,373 US gal/ac) less. About 1/6 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 4.5° higher in Puerto Plata than in Cherrapunji.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) +11 (+20) +10 (+17) +8 (+14) +7 (+13) +7 (+12) +8 (+15) +9 (+16) +8 (+15) +8 (+15) +8 (+15) +9 (+15) +11 (+20) +9 (+16)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) +12 (+21) +9 (+17) +7 (+13) +6 (+12) +6 (+10) +6 (+11) +7 (+12) +6 (+12) +6 (+11) +7 (+13) +9 (+15) +11 (+19) +8 (+14)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) +12 (+21) +9 (+16) +7 (+12) +6 (+10) +5 (+9) +4 (+7) +5 (+9) +5 (+9) +5 (+8) +6 (+11) +9 (+16) +11 (+19) +7 (+12)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +198 (+8) +116 (+5) -106 (-4) -778 (-31) -1046 (-41) -2212 (-87) -3194 (-126) -1672 (-66) -1255 (-49) -391 (-15) +211 (+8) +278 (+11) -9851 (-388)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day +0h 19' +0h 12' +0h 02' -0h 08' -0h 17' -0h 22' -0h 20' -0h 12' -0h 01' +0h 08' +0h 17' +0h 22'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) +5.6 +5.7 +5.7 +5.6 +4.2 -1.8 +3.4 +5.3 +5.3 +5.3 +5.4 +5.5   +4.5

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