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Puerto Plata vs Douala Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Puerto Plata, Dominican Republic and Douala, Cameroon is approximately 8,841 km or 5,494 mi.
  • To reach Puerto Plata in this distance one would set out from Douala bearing 289.4° or WNW and follow the great circles arc to approach Puerto Plata bearing 269.5° or W .
  • Puerto Plata has a tropical rainforest climate (Af) whereas Douala has a tropical monsoonal climate (Am).
  • Puerto Plata is in or near the subtropical moist forest biome whereas Douala is in or near the subtropical wet forest biome.
  • The average annual temperature is 1.6 °C (3°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 1.3 °C (2.3°F) more in Puerto Plata. The continentality subtype is truly hyperoceanic for both.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 1925.2 mm (75.8 in) less which is equivalent to 1925.2 l/m² (47.25 US gal/ft²) or 19,252,000 l/ha (2,058,167 US gal/ac) less. About 1/2 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 5.4° lower in Puerto Plata than in Douala.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) -5 (-8) -5 (-10) -4 (-7) -3 (-5) -2 (-4) +2 (+3) +3 (+6) +4 (+7) +2 (+4) +1 (+3) -2 (-3) -3 (-6) -1 (-2)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -5 (-8) -6 (-10) -4 (-8) -3 (-6) -2 (-4) +0 (+1) +2 (+3) +2 (+4) +1 (+2) +0 (+1) -2 (-3) -4 (-7) -2 (-3)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) -4 (-8) -6 (-11) -5 (-8) -3 (-6) -2 (-4) -1 (-2) +0 (+1) +0 (+0) -1 (-1) -1 (-1) -2 (-4) -4 (-8) -2 (-4)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +174 (+7) +98 (+4) -34 (-1) -70 (-3) -104 (-4) -347 (-14) -617 (-24) -667 (-26) -529 (-21) -252 (-10) +149 (+6) +272 (+11) -1925 (-76)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -0h 50' -0h 31' -0h 05' +0h 21' +0h 45' +0h 56' +0h 51' +0h 31' +0h 05' -0h 22' -0h 45' -0h 56'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -15.6 -15.4 -15.3 +0.1 +15.3 +15.7 +14.9 +0.3 -15.5 -15.6 -15.7 -15.8   -5.4

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