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Puerto Plata vs Chumphon Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Puerto Plata, Dominican Republic and Chumphon, Thailand is approximately 16,469 km or 10,234 mi.
  • To reach Puerto Plata in this distance one would set out from Chumphon bearing 341.5° or NNW and follow the great circles arc to approach Puerto Plata bearing 199.4° or SSW .
  • Puerto Plata has a tropical rainforest climate (Af) whereas Chumphon has a tropical monsoonal climate (Am).
  • Puerto Plata is in or near the subtropical moist forest biome whereas Chumphon is in or near the tropical moist forest biome.
  • The mean temperature is 1.7 °C (3°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 1 °C (1.8°F) more in Puerto Plata. The continentality subtype is truly hyperoceanic for both.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 30 mm (1.2 in) less which is equivalent to 30 l/m² (0.74 US gal/ft²) or 300,000 l/ha (32,072 US gal/ac) less. About 1 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 4.2° lower in Puerto Plata than in Chumphon.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -2 (-4) -4 (-7) -4 (-7) -4 (-7) -3 (-5) -1 (-1) 0 (0) +0 (+0) 0 (-1) 0 (0) -1 (-1) -2 (-3) -2 (-3)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +115 (+5) +99 (+4) +78 (+3) +86 (+3) -21 (-1) -92 (-4) -96 (-4) -118 (-5) -61 (-2) -117 (-5) -92 (-4) +189 (+7) -30 (-1)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -0h 30' -0h 19' -0h 03' +0h 13' +0h 27' +0h 34' +0h 31' +0h 19' +0h 03' -0h 13' -0h 27' -0h 34'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -9.1 -9 -9 -6.4 +8.8 +9.2 +8.5 -6 -9.4 -9.3 -9.3 -9.3   -4.2

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