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Puerto Plata vs Highland Home, Al Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Puerto Plata, Dominican Republic and Highland Home, Al, Usa is approximately 2,056 km or 1,278 mi.
  • To reach Puerto Plata in this distance one would set out from Highland Home, Al bearing 127.8° or SE and follow the great circles arc to approach Puerto Plata bearing 134.6° or SE .
  • Puerto Plata has a tropical rainforest climate (Af) whereas Highland Home, Al has a humid subtropical climate (Cfa).
  • Both are in or near the subtropical moist forest biome.
  • The average annual temperature is 7.3 °C (13.2°F) warmer.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 14.8 °C (26.6°F) less in Puerto Plata. The continentality subtype is truly hyperoceanic as opposed to semicontinental.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 501.8 mm (19.8 in) more which is equivalent to 501.8 l/m² (12.32 US gal/ft²) or 5,018,000 l/ha (536,458 US gal/ac) more. About 1 1/3 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 11.2° higher in Puerto Plata than in Highland Home, Al.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) +14 (+25) +11 (+20) +8 (+14) +4 (+7) +0 (+1) +-1 (-1) +-2 (-3) +-1 (-2) +1 (+1) +5 (+10) +9 (+16) +13 (+23) +5 (+9)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) +16 (+28) +13 (+24) +10 (+18) +7 (+12) +3 (+6) +1 (+2) +1 (+1) +1 (+1) +3 (+5) +8 (+15) +12 (+21) +14 (+26) +7 (+13)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) +18 (+32) +15 (+28) +12 (+22) +9 (+17) +6 (+11) +3 (+6) +3 (+5) +3 (+5) +4 (+8) +11 (+19) +14 (+26) +16 (+29) +10 (+17)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +80 (+3) +19 (+1) -39 (-2) +47 (+2) +55 (+2) -32 (-1) -48 (-2) -22 (-1) -5 (0) +94 (+4) +176 (+7) +179 (+7) +502 (+20)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day +0h 47' +0h 29' +0h 05' -0h 20' -0h 41' -0h 53' -0h 48' -0h 29' -0h 04' +0h 20' +0h 42' +0h 53'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) +12.2 +12.2 +12.2 +12.2 +10.8 +4.9 +10.1 +12.2 +12.2 +12.2 +12.2 +12.2   +11.2

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