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Puerto Plata vs Rapa Nui Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Puerto Plata, Dominican Republic and Rapa Nui, Easter Island is approximately 6,690 km or 4,157 mi.
  • To reach Puerto Plata in this distance one would set out from Rapa Nui bearing 42.9° or NE and follow the great circles arc to approach Puerto Plata bearing 40.1° or NE .
  • Both have a tropical rainforest climate (Af).
  • The mean temperature is 4.5 °C (8.1°F) warmer.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 1.5 °C (2.7°F) less in Puerto Plata. The continentality subtype is truly hyperoceanic for both.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 702 mm (27.6 in) more which is equivalent to 702 l/m² (17.23 US gal/ft²) or 7,020,000 l/ha (750,485 US gal/ac) more. About 1 4/7 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 7.2° higher in Puerto Plata than in Rapa Nui.

Climate Comparison Table

The table shows values for Puerto Plata relative to Rapa Nui. You can also view this comparison the other way around from the perspective of Rapa Nui 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) +6 (+11) +9 (+16) +10 (+18) +9 (+16) +9 (+16) +8 (+14) +5 (+9) +2 (+4) +5 (+9)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) 0 (0) -2 (-3) +1 (+1) +3 (+5) +5 (+9) +8 (+14) +9 (+16) +9 (+15) +8 (+14) +8 (+14) +5 (+9) +2 (+3) +5 (+8)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) 0 (0) -2 (-4) 0 (0) +2 (+4) +4 (+7) +7 (+13) +8 (+14) +8 (+14) +7 (+13) +7 (+13) +5 (+9) +1 (+2) +4 (+7)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +108 (+4) +79 (+3) +21 (+1) +46 (+2) +50 (+2) -47 (-2) -14 (-1) -2 (0) +21 (+1) +88 (+3) +172 (+7) +180 (+7) +702 (+28)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -2h 33' -1h 35' -0h 17' +1h 06' +2h 16' +2h 51' +2h 35' +1h 35' +0h 15' -1h 08' -2h 17' -2h 51'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -31.8 -13.2 +8.2 +31.4 +46.5 +46.9 +45.9 +31.3 +8.4 -14.1 -32.1 -39.4   +7.2

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