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Puerto Plata vs Damascus Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Puerto Plata, Dominican Republic and Damascus, Syria is approximately 10,291 km or 6,395 mi.
  • To reach Puerto Plata in this distance one would set out from Damascus bearing 295.8° or WNW and follow the great circles arc to approach Puerto Plata bearing 233° or SW .
  • Puerto Plata has a tropical rainforest climate (Af) whereas Damascus has a mid-latitude cool steppe climate (BSk).
  • Puerto Plata is in or near the subtropical moist forest biome whereas Damascus is in or near the subtropical desert scrub biome.
  • The mean annual temperature is 7.6 °C (13.8°F) warmer.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 15.4 °C (27.7°F) less in Puerto Plata. The continentality subtype is truly hyperoceanic as opposed to semicontinental.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 1722.8 mm (67.8 in) more which is equivalent to 1722.8 l/m² (42.28 US gal/ft²) or 17,228,000 l/ha (1,841,788 US gal/ac) more. About 9 1/2 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 12.6° higher in Puerto Plata than in Damascus.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) +15 (+27) +13 (+24) +10 (+19) +6 (+11) +0 (+0) +-2 (-4) +-5 (-8) +-5 (-8) +-1 (-3) +4 (+8) +9 (+16) +14 (+26) +5 (+9)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) +16 (+29) +14 (+25) +12 (+21) +8 (+15) +4 (+7) +1 (+3) +0 (+0) +1 (+1) +2 (+4) +7 (+12) +11 (+20) +15 (+27) +8 (+14)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) +17 (+30) +15 (+26) +14 (+24) +11 (+20) +8 (+15) +6 (+11) +5 (+10) +6 (+10) +6 (+12) +10 (+17) +13 (+24) +15 (+27) +10 (+19)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +165 (+6) +128 (+5) +107 (+4) +146 (+6) +162 (+6) +82 (+3) +78 (+3) +88 (+3) +97 (+4) +147 (+6) +256 (+10) +267 (+11) +1723 (+68)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day +0h 53' +0h 33' +0h 06' -0h 22' -0h 47' -1h 00' -0h 54' -0h 33' -0h 05' +0h 23' +0h 48' +1h 00'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) +13.7 +13.7 +13.8 +13.7 +12.3 +6.3 +11.4 +13.5 +13.5 +13.5 +13.5 +13.6   +12.6

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