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Puerto Plata vs Gwavas Forest Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Puerto Plata, Dominican Republic and Gwavas Forest, New Zealand is approximately 13,335 km or 8,286 mi.
  • To reach Puerto Plata in this distance one would set out from Gwavas Forest bearing 88.4° or E and follow the great circles arc to approach Puerto Plata bearing 54.8° or NE .
  • Puerto Plata has a tropical rainforest climate (Af) whereas Gwavas Forest has a marine west coast climate (Cfb).
  • Puerto Plata is in or near the subtropical moist forest biome whereas Gwavas Forest is in or near the cool temperate steppe biome.
  • The mean annual temperature is 13.7 °C (24.7°F) warmer.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 5.6 °C (10.1°F) less in Puerto Plata. The continentality subtype is truly hyperoceanic as opposed to barely hyperoceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 726.3 mm (28.6 in) more which is equivalent to 726.3 l/m² (17.83 US gal/ft²) or 7,263,000 l/ha (776,463 US gal/ac) more. About 1 3/5 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 19.6° higher in Puerto Plata than in Gwavas Forest.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) +7 (+12) +7 (+12) +9 (+16) +13 (+23) +16 (+29) +20 (+35) +21 (+37) +20 (+36) +18 (+32) +16 (+28) +12 (+22) +9 (+16) +14 (+25)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +130 (+5) +74 (+3) +0 (+0) +70 (+3) +86 (+3) -32 (-1) -44 (-2) -26 (-1) -11 (0) +79 (+3) +207 (+8) +192 (+8) +726 (+29)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -3h 31' -2h 11' -0h 24' +1h 30' +3h 07' +3h 55' +3h 34' +2h 11' +0h 20' -1h 33' -3h 09' -3h 56'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -19.7 -1.1 +20.5 +43.7 +58.9 +59.4 +58.6 +44.1 +21.2 -1.5 -19.8 -26.9   +19.6

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