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Puerto Plata vs Hato Mayor Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Puerto Plata, Dominican Republic and Hato Mayor, Dominican Republic is approximately 176 km or 109 mi.
  • To reach Puerto Plata in this distance one would set out from Hato Mayor bearing 309.4° or NW and follow the great circles arc to approach Puerto Plata bearing 309° or NW .
  • Puerto Plata has a tropical rainforest climate (Af) whereas Hato Mayor has a tropical monsoonal climate (Am).
  • Both are in or near the subtropical moist forest biome.
  • The annual mean temperature is 0.8 °C (1.5°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 0.9 °C (1.6°F) more in Puerto Plata. The continentality subtype is truly hyperoceanic for both.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 343.8 mm (13.5 in) more which is equivalent to 343.8 l/m² (8.44 US gal/ft²) or 3,438,000 l/ha (367,545 US gal/ac) more. About 1 2/9 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 0.7° lower in Puerto Plata than in Hato Mayor.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) -3 (-6) -4 (-6) -4 (-6) -3 (-5) -3 (-6) -2 (-4) -3 (-5) -3 (-5) -2 (-4) -2 (-3) -2 (-4) -2 (-4) -3 (-5)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -1 (-2) -2 (-3) -1 (-3) -1 (-2) -2 (-3) -1 (-1) -1 (-1) 0 (-1) -1 (-1) 0 (0) -1 (-1) -1 (-2) -1 (-2)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) +1 (+3) +1 (+1) +1 (+1) +1 (+2) +0 (+1) +1 (+1) +2 (+3) +2 (+3) +1 (+2) +1 (+2) +1 (+2) +0 (+1) +1 (+2)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +158 (+6) +120 (+5) +74 (+3) +44 (+2) -48 (-2) -106 (-4) -42 (-2) -99 (-4) -113 (-4) -61 (-2) +172 (+7) +245 (+10) +344 (+14)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -0h 03' -0h 02' -0h 00' +0h 01' +0h 03' +0h 03' +0h 03' +0h 02' +0h 00' -0h 01' -0h 03' -0h 03'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -1 -1 -1 -1 +0.8 +1 +0.6 -1 -1 -1 -1 -1   -0.7

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