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Puerto Plata vs Dedza Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Puerto Plata, Dominican Republic and Dedza, Malawi is approximately 12,061 km or 7,495 mi.
  • To reach Puerto Plata in this distance one would set out from Dedza bearing 286.4° or WNW and follow the great circles arc to approach Puerto Plata bearing 279° or W .
  • Puerto Plata has a tropical rainforest climate (Af) whereas Dedza has a subtropical highland climate with dry winters (Cwb).
  • Puerto Plata is in or near the subtropical moist forest biome whereas Dedza is in or near the subtropical dry forest biome.
  • The mean annual temperature is 7.6 °C (13.7°F) warmer.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 1.9 °C (3.4°F) less in Puerto Plata. The continentality subtype is truly hyperoceanic for both.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 816.2 mm (32.1 in) more which is equivalent to 816.2 l/m² (20.03 US gal/ft²) or 8,162,000 l/ha (872,572 US gal/ac) more. About 1 3/4 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 2° lower in Puerto Plata than in Dedza.

Climate Comparison Table

The table shows values for Puerto Plata relative to Dedza. You can also view this comparison the other way around from the perspective of Dedza 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 (+7) +5 (+9) +7 (+12) +8 (+14) +12 (+21) +12 (+22) +11 (+19) +8 (+14) +6 (+11) +4 (+7) +5 (+8) +7 (+13)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) +4 (+8) +4 (+6) +5 (+9) +7 (+12) +9 (+16) +13 (+23) +13 (+24) +12 (+21) +9 (+16) +7 (+12) +5 (+9) +4 (+8) +8 (+14)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) +4 (+6) +3 (+5) +4 (+7) +6 (+11) +9 (+17) +13 (+23) +14 (+25) +12 (+22) +9 (+16) +7 (+13) +5 (+9) +3 (+6) +7 (+13)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -80 (-3) -72 (-3) -46 (-2) +93 (+4) +157 (+6) +78 (+3) +74 (+3) +87 (+3) +93 (+4) +146 (+6) +209 (+8) +76 (+3) +816 (+32)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -1h 47' -1h 07' -0h 12' +0h 46' +1h 35' +2h 00' +1h 49' +1h 07' +0h 10' -0h 48' -1h 36' -2h 00'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -33.4 -25.2 -4.7 +18.4 +33.6 +34 +33.2 +18.6 -4.2 -25.6 -33.3 -34.1   -2

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