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Puerto Plata vs Direction Island, Cocos/ Keeling Islands Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Puerto Plata, Dominican Republic and Direction Island, Cocos/ Keeling Islands, Australia is approximately 18,425 km or 11,449 mi.
  • To reach Puerto Plata in this distance one would set out from Direction Island, Cocos/ Keeling Islands bearing 304° or NW and follow the great circles arc to approach Puerto Plata bearing 239.5° or WSW .
  • Both have a tropical rainforest climate (Af).
  • The mean annual temperature is 1.8 °C (3.2°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 2.5 °C (4.5°F) more in Puerto Plata. The continentality subtype is truly hyperoceanic as opposed to extremely hyperoceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 62 mm (2.4 in) less which is equivalent to 62 l/m² (1.52 US gal/ft²) or 620,000 l/ha (66,282 US gal/ac) less. About 1 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 3° lower in Puerto Plata than in Direction Island, Cocos/ Keeling Islands.

Climate Comparison Table

The table shows values for Puerto Plata relative to Direction Island, Cocos/ Keeling Islands. You can also view this comparison the other way around from the perspective of Direction Island, Cocos/ Keeling Islands vs Puerto Plata.

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) -3 (-5) -4 (-7) -2 (-4) 0 (0) 0 (0) +3 (+5) +3 (+5) +3 (+5) +3 (+5) 2 (+4) 0 (0) -1 (-2) 0 (+1)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -5 (-8) -6 (-10) -5 (-8) -3 (-5) -2 (-4) +1 (+1) +1 (+2) +1 (+2) +1 (+1) 0 (0) -2 (-3) -4 (-6) -2 (-3)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) -6 (-11) -7 (-13) -7 (-13) -6 (-11) -4 (-7) -2 (-4) -1 (-2) -1 (-2) -2 (-4) -2 (-4) -3 (-5) -6 (-11) -4 (-7)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +72 (+3) -34 (-1) -82 (-3) -104 (-4) -33 (-1) -147 (-6) -143 (-6) -34 (-1) +3 (+0) +74 (+3) +176 (+7) +190 (+7) -62 (-2)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -1h 40' -1h 02' -0h 11' +0h 43' +1h 29' +1h 52' +1h 42' +1h 02' +0h 09' -0h 44' -1h 30' -1h 52'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -31.3 -26.6 -7 +16.1 +31.4 +31.8 +31 +16.4 -6.4 -26.8 -31.4 -31.8   -3

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