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Puerto Plata vs Helsinki Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Puerto Plata, Dominican Republic and Helsinki, Finland is approximately 8,391 km or 5,215 mi.
  • To reach Puerto Plata in this distance one would set out from Helsinki bearing 284.5° or WNW and follow the great circles arc to approach Puerto Plata bearing 210.8° or SSW .
  • Puerto Plata has a tropical rainforest climate (Af) whereas Helsinki has a warm summer continental/ hemiboreal climate with no dry season (Dfb).
  • Puerto Plata is in or near the subtropical moist forest biome whereas Helsinki is in or near the boreal wet forest biome.
  • The mean annual temperature is 20.2 °C (36.4°F) warmer.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 19.5 °C (35.1°F) less in Puerto Plata. The continentality subtype is truly hyperoceanic as opposed to subcontinental.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 1238 mm (48.7 in) more which is equivalent to 1238 l/m² (30.38 US gal/ft²) or 12,380,000 l/ha (1,323,504 US gal/ac) more. About 2 4/5 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 39.3° higher in Puerto Plata than in Helsinki.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) +30 (+54) +31 (+56) +28 (+50) +23 (+41) +15 (+27) +12 (+22) +9 (+16) +11 (+20) +16 (+29) +23 (+41) +26 (+47) +29 (+52) +21 (+38)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) +29 (+52) +29 (+52) +27 (+49) +22 (+40) +16 (+29) +13 (+23) +10 (+17) +11 (+20) +15 (+27) +21 (+38) +24 (+43) +27 (+48) +20 (+36)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) +28 (+50) +27 (+49) +26 (+47) +21 (+38) +17 (+31) +13 (+23) +10 (+18) +11 (+20) +14 (+25) +19 (+34) +22 (+40) +24 (+43) +19 (+35)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +153 (+6) +120 (+5) +98 (+4) +116 (+5) +127 (+5) +31 (+1) +10 (+0) +16 (+1) +26 (+1) +85 (+3) +215 (+8) +241 (+9) +1238 (+49)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day +4h 32' +2h 38' +0h 28' -1h 47' -3h 55' -5h 13' -4h 36' -2h 39' -0h 24' +1h 51' +3h 58' +5h 13'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) +40.4 +40.4 +40.5 +40.4 +39 +33 +38.1 +40.3 +40.2 +40.1 +40.2 +40.3   +39.3

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