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Puerto Plata vs Highbank Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Puerto Plata, Dominican Republic and Highbank, New Zealand is approximately 13,720 km or 8,526 mi.
  • To reach Puerto Plata in this distance one would set out from Highbank bearing 93.9° or E and follow the great circles arc to approach Puerto Plata bearing 50.2° or NE .
  • Puerto Plata has a tropical rainforest climate (Af) whereas Highbank has a marine west coast climate (Cfb).
  • Puerto Plata is in or near the subtropical moist forest biome whereas Highbank is in or near the cool temperate steppe biome.
  • The annual mean temperature is 14.1 °C (25.5°F) warmer.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 5.5 °C (9.9°F) less in Puerto Plata. The continentality subtype is truly hyperoceanic as opposed to barely hyperoceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 992 mm (39.1 in) more which is equivalent to 992 l/m² (24.35 US gal/ft²) or 9,920,000 l/ha (1,060,514 US gal/ac) more. About 2 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 23.4° higher in Puerto Plata than in Highbank.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) +7 (+13) +7 (+13) +9 (+17) +13 (+23) +16 (+30) +20 (+36) +21 (+38) +20 (+37) +18 (+32) +16 (+28) +13 (+23) +9 (+16) +14 (+25)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +127 (+5) +91 (+4) +52 (+2) +75 (+3) +85 (+3) +24 (+1) -2 (0) +8 (+0) +27 (+1) +72 (+3) +207 (+8) +227 (+9) +992 (+39)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -3h 53' -2h 24' -0h 26' +1h 39' +3h 26' +4h 21' +3h 56' +2h 24' +0h 22' -1h 43' -3h 29' -4h 21'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -15.9 +2.7 +24.3 +47.5 +62.8 +63.3 +62.5 +47.9 +25.1 +2.3 -16 -23.1   +23.4

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