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Puerto Plata vs Honiara, Guadalcanal Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Puerto Plata, Dominican Republic and Honiara, Guadalcanal, Solomon Islands is approximately 14,479 km or 8,998 mi.
  • To reach Puerto Plata in this distance one would set out from Honiara, Guadalcanal bearing 72° or ENE and follow the great circles arc to approach Puerto Plata bearing 94.4° or E .
  • Both have a tropical rainforest climate (Af).
  • The annual mean temperature is 1.5 °C (2.8°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 3.5 °C (6.3°F) more in Puerto Plata. The continentality subtype is truly hyperoceanic as opposed to extremely hyperoceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 251 mm (9.9 in) less which is equivalent to 251 l/m² (6.16 US gal/ft²) or 2,510,000 l/ha (268,336 US gal/ac) less. About 8/9 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 3.9° lower in Puerto Plata than in Honiara, Guadalcanal.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) -4 (-7) -4 (-7) -2 (-4) -2 (-4) -2 (-4) +1 (+2) +1 (+2) +1 (+2) +0 (0) 0 (0) -2 (-4) -3 (-5) -1 (-2)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -4 (-7) -5 (-8) -3 (-5) -3 (-5) -2 (-4) +1 (+1) +1 (+2) +1 (+2) +1 (+1) -1 (-1) -2 (-4) -4 (-6) -2 (-3)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) -4 (-7) -5 (-9) -4 (-7) -3 (-5) -2 (-4) -1 (-2) +1 (+2) +1 (+2) 0 (0) -1 (-2) -2 (-4) -4 (-7) -2 (-4)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -68 (-3) -125 (-5) -228 (-9) -54 (-2) +27 (+1) -15 (-1) -22 (-1) -4 (0) +2 (+0) +4 (+0) +142 (+6) +90 (+4) -251 (-10)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -1h 32' -0h 57' -0h 10' +0h 39' +1h 21' +1h 42' +1h 33' +0h 57' +0h 09' -0h 41' -1h 22' -1h 42'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -28.7 -26.7 -9.7 +13.4 +28.7 +29.1 +28.4 +13.8 -9 -26.8 -28.9 -29.2   -3.9

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