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Puerto Plata vs Colombo Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Puerto Plata, Dominican Republic and Colombo, Sri Lanka is approximately 15,626 km or 9,710 mi.
  • To reach Puerto Plata in this distance one would set out from Colombo bearing 313° or NW and follow the great circles arc to approach Puerto Plata bearing 230.4° or SW .
  • Both have a tropical rainforest climate (Af).
  • The annual average temperature is 2.3 °C (4.2°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 2.8 °C (5°F) more in Puerto Plata. The continentality subtype is truly hyperoceanic as opposed to extremely hyperoceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 478 mm (18.8 in) less which is equivalent to 478 l/m² (11.73 US gal/ft²) or 4,780,000 l/ha (511,014 US gal/ac) less. About 4/5 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 5° lower in Puerto Plata than in Colombo.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) -4 (-7) -4 (-8) -4 (-7) -3 (-5) -2 (-4) 1 (+1) 1 (+2) 1 (+2) 1 (+1) 1 (+2) -1 (-2) -2 (-4) -1 (-2)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -4 (-6) -4 (-8) -4 (-8) -4 (-7) -3 (-6) -1 (-3) -1 (-1) -1 (-1) -1 (-2) -1 (-1) -2 (-3) -3 (-6) -2 (-4)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) -3 (-6) -5 (-8) -5 (-8) -5 (-8) -5 (-8) -4 (-6) -2 (-4) -2 (-4) -3 (-5) -2 (-4) -2 (-4) -4 (-7) -3 (-6)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +147 (+6) +93 (+4) +4 (+0) -93 (-4) -214 (-8) -104 (-4) -47 (-2) -26 (-1) -139 (-5) -211 (-8) -27 (-1) +139 (+5) -478 (-19)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -0h 41' -0h 26' -0h 04' +0h 18' +0h 37' +0h 46' +0h 42' +0h 26' +0h 04' -0h 18' -0h 37' -0h 46'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -12.7 -12.5 -12.5 -2.8 +12.4 +12.8 +12.1 -2.5 -12.9 -12.8 -12.9 -12.9   -5

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