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Puerto Plata vs King George Island, South Shetland Islands Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Puerto Plata, Dominican Republic and King George Island, South Shetland Islands, Antarctica is approximately 9,168 km or 5,697 mi.
  • To reach Puerto Plata in this distance one would set out from King George Island, South Shetland Islands bearing 349° or N and follow the great circles arc to approach Puerto Plata bearing 354.6° or N .
  • Puerto Plata has a tropical rainforest climate (Af) whereas King George Island, South Shetland Islands has a tundra climate (ET).
  • The average annual temperature is 27.3 °C (49.2°F) warmer.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 3.8 °C (6.8°F) less in Puerto Plata. The continentality subtype is truly hyperoceanic as opposed to barely hyperoceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 1128.8 mm (44.4 in) more which is equivalent to 1128.8 l/m² (27.7 US gal/ft²) or 11,288,000 l/ha (1,206,762 US gal/ac) more. About 2 2/5 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 42° higher in Puerto Plata than in King George Island, South Shetland Islands.

Climate Comparison Table

The table shows values for Puerto Plata relative to King George Island, South Shetland Islands. You can also view this comparison the other way around from the perspective of King George Island, South Shetland Islands vs Puerto Plata.

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) +22 (+39) +21 (+38) +23 (+41) +27 (+48) +29 (+52) +32 (+58) +33 (+59) +34 (+61) +31 (+56) +29 (+52) +26 (+47) +23 (+41) +27 (+49)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +170 (+7) +95 (+4) +45 (+2) +76 (+3) +98 (+4) +22 (+1) +22 (+1) +28 (+1) +22 (+1) +81 (+3) +215 (+8) +255 (+10) +1129 (+44)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -7h 15' -4h 16' -0h 45' +2h 54' +6h 18' +8h 20' +7h 23' +4h 16' +0h 39' -3h 00' -6h 23' -8h 21'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) +2.8 +21.5 +43.1 +66.3 +81.4 +81.7 +80.9 +66.3 +43.4 +20.6 +2.4 -4.5   +42

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