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Puerto Plata vs Kangnung Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Puerto Plata, Dominican Republic and Kangnung, North Korea is approximately 13,306 km or 8,268 mi.
  • To reach Puerto Plata in this distance one would set out from Kangnung bearing 21.1° or NNE and follow the great circles arc to approach Puerto Plata bearing 162.4° or SSE .
  • Puerto Plata has a tropical rainforest climate (Af) whereas Kangnung has a humid subtropical climate (Cfa).
  • Puerto Plata is in or near the subtropical moist forest biome whereas Kangnung is in or near the cool temperate wet forest biome.
  • The average temperature is 12.5 °C (22.5°F) warmer.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 20.5 °C (36.9°F) less in Puerto Plata. The continentality subtype is truly hyperoceanic as opposed to subcontinental.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 549.2 mm (21.6 in) more which is equivalent to 549.2 l/m² (13.48 US gal/ft²) or 5,492,000 l/ha (587,131 US gal/ac) more. About 1 2/5 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 17° higher in Puerto Plata than in Kangnung.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) +23 (+42) +22 (+39) +18 (+33) +13 (+23) +7 (+13) +6 (+11) +3 (+6) +2 (+4) +7 (+12) +12 (+21) +16 (+29) +21 (+37) +13 (+23)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +151 (+6) +101 (+4) +63 (+2) +83 (+3) +94 (+4) -28 (-1) -139 (-5) -174 (-7) -120 (-5) +46 (+2) +205 (+8) +268 (+11) +549 (+22)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day +1h 14' +0h 46' +0h 08' -0h 31' -1h 05' -1h 23' -1h 15' -0h 46' -0h 07' +0h 32' +1h 06' +1h 23'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) +18.1 +18.2 +18.2 +18.1 +16.7 +10.6 +15.7 +17.8 +17.7 +17.7 +17.8 +18   +17

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