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Puerto Plata vs Dar Es Salaam Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Puerto Plata, Dominican Republic and Dar Es Salaam, Tanzania is approximately 12,328 km or 7,661 mi.
  • To reach Puerto Plata in this distance one would set out from Dar Es Salaam bearing 288.6° or WNW and follow the great circles arc to approach Puerto Plata bearing 269.9° or W .
  • Puerto Plata has a tropical rainforest climate (Af) whereas Dar Es Salaam has a tropical wet and dry/ savanna climate with dry winters (Aw).
  • Puerto Plata is in or near the subtropical moist forest biome whereas Dar Es Salaam is in or near the tropical dry forest biome.
  • The annual mean temperature is 0.9 °C (1.6°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 0 °C (0°F) more in Puerto Plata. The continentality subtype is truly hyperoceanic for both.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 778 mm (30.6 in) more which is equivalent to 778 l/m² (19.09 US gal/ft²) or 7,780,000 l/ha (831,734 US gal/ac) more. About 1 2/3 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 4.5° lower in Puerto Plata than in Dar Es Salaam.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) -5 (-9) -5 (-9) -4 (-7) -2 (-4) -1 (-2) +2 (+4) +2 (+4) +2 (+4) +1 (+2) +0 (0) -2 (-4) -4 (-7) -1 (-2)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -5 (-9) -5 (-9) -4 (-7) -3 (-5) -1 (-1) +3 (+5) +3 (+5) +4 (+6) +2 (+4) +1 (+2) -2 (-3) -4 (-7) -1 (-2)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) -5 (-9) -5 (-9) -4 (-7) -3 (-5) 0 (0) +3 (+5) +4 (+7) +5 (+9) +3 (+5) +2 (+4) -1 (-2) -4 (-7) 0 (-1)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +131 (+5) +110 (+4) +3 (+0) -109 (-4) -8 (0) +40 (+2) +47 (+2) +61 (+2) +69 (+3) +92 (+4) +151 (+6) +191 (+8) +778 (+31)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -1h 24' -0h 52' -0h 09' +0h 36' +1h 14' +1h 33' +1h 25' +0h 52' +0h 08' -0h 37' -1h 15' -1h 33'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -26.3 -25.3 -12 +11 +26.2 +26.6 +25.7 +11.2 -11.6 -25.4 -26.4 -26.6   -4.5

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