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Puerto Plata vs Cold Bay, Alaska Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Puerto Plata, Dominican Republic and Cold Bay, Alaska, Usa is approximately 8,350 km or 5,189 mi.
  • To reach Puerto Plata in this distance one would set out from Cold Bay, Alaska bearing 76.7° or ENE and follow the great circles arc to approach Puerto Plata bearing 143.8° or SE .
  • Puerto Plata has a tropical rainforest climate (Af) whereas Cold Bay, Alaska has a subpolar oceanic climate (Cfc).
  • Puerto Plata is in or near the subtropical moist forest biome whereas Cold Bay, Alaska is in or near the subpolar wet tundra biome.
  • The annual mean temperature is 21.5 °C (38.8°F) warmer.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 8.9 °C (16°F) less in Puerto Plata. The continentality subtype is truly hyperoceanic as opposed to truly oceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 1011.7 mm (39.8 in) more which is equivalent to 1011.7 l/m² (24.83 US gal/ft²) or 10,117,000 l/ha (1,081,574 US gal/ac) more. About 2 1/9 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 34.4° higher in Puerto Plata than in Cold Bay, Alaska.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) +26 (+48) +27 (+49) +26 (+48) +26 (+46) +22 (+40) +21 (+37) +18 (+33) +18 (+32) +20 (+36) +24 (+44) +25 (+45) +26 (+47) +23 (+42)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) +25 (+45) +25 (+45) +25 (+44) +24 (+43) +21 (+37) +19 (+34) +17 (+30) +16 (+29) +18 (+32) +22 (+40) +24 (+43) +24 (+43) +22 (+39)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) +23 (+42) +23 (+42) +23 (+41) +22 (+39) +19 (+35) +17 (+31) +15 (+27) +15 (+26) +16 (+28) +20 (+37) +22 (+40) +22 (+40) +20 (+36)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +137 (+5) +104 (+4) +79 (+3) +110 (+4) +110 (+4) +29 (+1) +14 (+1) +6 (+0) -15 (-1) +48 (+2) +177 (+7) +214 (+8) +1012 (+40)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day +3h 24' +2h 02' +0h 21' -1h 23' -2h 58' -3h 51' -3h 27' -2h 02' -0h 18' +1h 26' +3h 00' +3h 51'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) +35.3 +35.2 +35.3 +35.3 +34 +28.1 +33.3 +35.5 +35.4 +35.4 +35.4 +35.4   +34.4

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