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Puerto Plata vs Grand Rapids, Michigan Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Puerto Plata, Dominican Republic and Grand Rapids, Michigan, Usa is approximately 2,929 km or 1,820 mi.
  • To reach Puerto Plata in this distance one would set out from Grand Rapids, Michigan bearing 146.8° or SSE and follow the great circles arc to approach Puerto Plata bearing 154.8° or SSE .
  • Puerto Plata has a tropical rainforest climate (Af) whereas Grand Rapids, Michigan has a hot summer continental climate with no dry season (Dfa).
  • Puerto Plata is in or near the subtropical moist forest biome whereas Grand Rapids, Michigan is in or near the cool temperate moist forest biome.
  • The mean temperature is 16.5 °C (29.8°F) warmer.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 23.2 °C (41.8°F) less in Puerto Plata. The continentality subtype is truly hyperoceanic as opposed to subcontinental.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 1010.5 mm (39.8 in) more which is equivalent to 1010.5 l/m² (24.8 US gal/ft²) or 10,105,000 l/ha (1,080,292 US gal/ac) more. About 2 1/9 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 22.1° higher in Puerto Plata than in Grand Rapids, Michigan.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) +29 (+52) +27 (+49) +22 (+40) +15 (+28) +8 (+15) +5 (+9) +3 (+5) +4 (+7) +9 (+16) +16 (+28) +21 (+38) +27 (+49) +16 (+28)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) +29 (+52) +27 (+49) +22 (+40) +17 (+30) +11 (+19) +7 (+13) +5 (+9) +6 (+11) +10 (+19) +17 (+30) +22 (+39) +26 (+47) +17 (+30)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) +29 (+51) +27 (+49) +23 (+41) +18 (+33) +13 (+24) +9 (+16) +7 (+13) +8 (+15) +12 (+22) +18 (+33) +22 (+40) +25 (+46) +18 (+32)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +163 (+6) +126 (+5) +67 (+3) +74 (+3) +89 (+3) -12 (0) -3 (0) -3 (0) -11 (0) +87 (+3) +199 (+8) +235 (+9) +1011 (+40)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day +1h 43' +1h 03' +0h 11' -0h 43' -1h 31' -1h 55' -1h 44' -1h 03' -0h 09' +0h 45' +1h 32' +1h 56'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) +23.1 +23 +23.1 +23.1 +21.7 +15.7 +20.9 +23.1 +23.1 +23 +23 +23.1   +22.1

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