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Puerto Plata vs Durban Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Puerto Plata, Dominican Republic and Durban, South Africa is approximately 12,159 km or 7,556 mi.
  • To reach Puerto Plata in this distance one would set out from Durban bearing 282.2° or WNW and follow the great circles arc to approach Puerto Plata bearing 295.9° or WNW .
  • Puerto Plata has a tropical rainforest climate (Af) whereas Durban has a Mediterranean hot climate (Csa).
  • Puerto Plata is in or near the subtropical moist forest biome whereas Durban is in or near the subtropical dry forest biome.
  • The mean annual temperature is 4.6 °C (8.3°F) warmer.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 3.5 °C (6.3°F) less in Puerto Plata. The continentality subtype is truly hyperoceanic as opposed to barely hyperoceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 1098 mm (43.2 in) more which is equivalent to 1098 l/m² (26.95 US gal/ft²) or 10,980,000 l/ha (1,173,835 US gal/ac) more. About 2 1/3 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 9.9° higher in Puerto Plata than in Durban.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) 0 (0) -1 (-2) 1 (+2) +3 (+5) +5 (+9) +9 (+16) +9 (+16) +9 (+16) +8 (+14) +8 (+14) +4 (+7) +2 (+4) +5 (+9)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -1 (-1) -2 (-4) 0 (0) +3 (+5) +6 (+11) +10 (+18) +11 (+19) +10 (+18) +8 (+14) +7 (+12) +4 (+6) +1 (+2) +5 (+8)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) -1 (-2) -3 (-5) -1 (-2) +2 (+4) +7 (+13) +11 (+20) +12 (+22) +11 (+20) +7 (+13) +5 (+9) +3 (+5) 0 (0) +4 (+8)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +75 (+3) +49 (+2) +8 (+0) +87 (+3) +109 (+4) +54 (+2) +39 (+2) +26 (+1) +24 (+1) +149 (+6) +273 (+11) +205 (+8) +1098 (+43)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -2h 44' -1h 42' -0h 18' +1h 11' +2h 26' +3h 03' +2h 47' +1h 42' +0h 16' -1h 13' -2h 28' -3h 04'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -29.2 -10.6 +10.9 +34.1 +49.3 +49.7 +48.8 +34.2 +11.4 -11.2 -29.4 -36.7   +9.9

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