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Puerto Plata vs Essaouira Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Puerto Plata, Dominican Republic and Essaouira, Morocco is approximately 6,155 km or 3,825 mi.
  • To reach Puerto Plata in this distance one would set out from Essaouira bearing 273.3° or W and follow the great circles arc to approach Puerto Plata bearing 244.7° or WSW .
  • Puerto Plata has a tropical rainforest climate (Af) whereas Essaouira has a mid-latitude cool steppe climate (BSk).
  • The mean annual temperature is 7.8 °C (14°F) warmer.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 0.7 °C (1.3°F) less in Puerto Plata. The continentality subtype is truly hyperoceanic for both.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 1585.4 mm (62.4 in) more which is equivalent to 1585.4 l/m² (38.91 US gal/ft²) or 15,854,000 l/ha (1,694,898 US gal/ac) more. About 5 2/3 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 10.7° higher in Puerto Plata than in Essaouira.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) +8 (+15) +7 (+13) +8 (+14) +9 (+15) +8 (+14) +8 (+14) +8 (+14) +8 (+14) +7 (+12) +8 (+14) +8 (+14) +8 (+15) +8 (+14)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +158 (+6) +125 (+5) +95 (+4) +125 (+5) +160 (+6) +80 (+3) +78 (+3) +87 (+3) +94 (+4) +133 (+5) +210 (+8) +242 (+10) +1585 (+62)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day +0h 45' +0h 28' +0h 05' -0h 19' -0h 40' -0h 50' -0h 45' -0h 28' -0h 04' +0h 20' +0h 40' +0h 50'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) +11.8 +11.8 +11.8 +11.8 +10.4 +4.4 +9.6 +11.7 +11.6 +11.6 +11.7 +11.7   +10.7

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