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Puerto Plata vs Dakar Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Puerto Plata, Dominican Republic and Dakar, Senegal is approximately 5,640 km or 3,505 mi.
  • To reach Puerto Plata in this distance one would set out from Dakar bearing 283.7° or WNW and follow the great circles arc to approach Puerto Plata bearing 266.8° or W .
  • Puerto Plata has a tropical rainforest climate (Af) whereas Dakar has a subtropical hot steppe climate (BSh).
  • Puerto Plata is in or near the subtropical moist forest biome whereas Dakar is in or near the tropical very dry forest biome.
  • The mean temperature is 0.7 °C (1.3°F) warmer.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 2 °C (3.6°F) less in Puerto Plata. The continentality subtype is truly hyperoceanic for both.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 1513.1 mm (59.6 in) more which is equivalent to 1513.1 l/m² (37.14 US gal/ft²) or 15,131,000 l/ha (1,617,604 US gal/ac) more. About 4 2/3 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 2.7° lower in Puerto Plata than in Dakar.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) +2 (+4) +2 (+4) +3 (+5) +4 (+7) +3 (+5) +2 (+4) 1 (+2) 1 (+2) 1 (+2) 1 (+2) 0 (0) 1 (+2) +2 (+3)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) +2 (+4) +2 (+3) +3 (+5) +3 (+5) +2 (+4) +1 (+1) -1 (-1) -1 (-1) -1 (-1) -1 (-1) -1 (-2) 0 (0) +1 (+1)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) +2 (+4) +1 (+2) +2 (+4) +2 (+4) +1 (+2) -1 (-2) -2 (-4) -2 (-4) -2 (-4) -2 (-4) -2 (-4) -1 (-2) 0 (-1)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +207 (+8) +161 (+6) +134 (+5) +160 (+6) +167 (+7) +72 (+3) +18 (+1) -77 (-3) -37 (-1) +121 (+5) +282 (+11) +307 (+12) +1513 (+60)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -0h 16' -0h 10' -0h 01' +0h 07' +0h 15' +0h 18' +0h 17' +0h 10' +0h 01' -0h 07' -0h 15' -0h 18'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -4.9 -4.9 -4.9 -5 +4.7 +5 +4.3 -5 -5.1 -5 -5 -5   -2.7

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