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Puerto Plata vs Faya Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Puerto Plata, Dominican Republic and Faya, Chad is approximately 9,313 km or 5,787 mi.
  • To reach Puerto Plata in this distance one would set out from Faya bearing 288.8° or WNW and follow the great circles arc to approach Puerto Plata bearing 253.1° or WSW .
  • Puerto Plata has a tropical rainforest climate (Af) whereas Faya has a subtropical hot desert climate (BWh).
  • Puerto Plata is in or near the subtropical moist forest biome whereas Faya is in or near the tropical desert biome.
  • The annual mean temperature is 3.3 °C (5.9°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 10 °C (18°F) less in Puerto Plata. The continentality subtype is truly hyperoceanic as opposed to truly oceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 1914.3 mm (75.4 in) more which is equivalent to 1914.3 l/m² (46.98 US gal/ft²) or 19,143,000 l/ha (2,046,514 US gal/ac) more. About 164 3/5 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 1.1° lower in Puerto Plata than in Faya.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) +2 (+4) -3 (-5) -6 (-11) -10 (-18) -12 (-22) -11 (-20) -10 (-18) -9 (-16) -8 (-14) -6 (-11) -4 (-7) +0 (0) -6 (-12)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) +4 (+6) 0 (0) -3 (-5) -6 (-10) -8 (-14) -8 (-14) -6 (-11) -6 (-11) -6 (-10) -4 (-6) -1 (-2) +2 (+4) -3 (-6)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) +5 (+9) +3 (+5) +1 (+2) -1 (-2) -3 (-5) -4 (-7) -2 (-4) -3 (-5) -3 (-5) -1 (-2) +2 (+4) +4 (+7) 0 (0)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +209 (+8) +162 (+6) +134 (+5) +160 (+6) +168 (+7) +82 (+3) +75 (+3) +81 (+3) +96 (+4) +158 (+6) +283 (+11) +307 (+12) +1914 (+75)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -0h 06' -0h 03' -0h 00' +0h 02' +0h 05' +0h 06' +0h 06' +0h 03' +0h 00' -0h 02' -0h 05' -0h 06'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -1.6 -1.6 -1.6 -1.7 +1.5 +1.7 +1.3 -1.8 -1.9 -1.8 -1.8 -1.8   -1.1

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