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Puerto Plata vs Hilo, (Big Island), Hawaii Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Puerto Plata, Dominican Republic and Hilo, (Big Island), Hawaii, Hawaii is approximately 8,733 km or 5,426 mi.
  • To reach Puerto Plata in this distance one would set out from Hilo, (Big Island), Hawaii bearing 72.9° or ENE and follow the great circles arc to approach Puerto Plata bearing 107° or ESE .
  • Both have a tropical rainforest climate (Af).
  • Puerto Plata is in or near the subtropical moist forest biome whereas Hilo, (Big Island), Hawaii is in or near the subtropical dry forest biome.
  • The mean annual temperature is 1.7 °C (3.1°F) warmer.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 2 °C (3.6°F) more in Puerto Plata. The continentality subtype is truly hyperoceanic as opposed to extremely hyperoceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 1355.5 mm (53.4 in) less which is equivalent to 1355.5 l/m² (33.27 US gal/ft²) or 13,555,000 l/ha (1,449,119 US gal/ac) less. About 3/5 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 0.1° lower in Puerto Plata than in Hilo, (Big Island), Hawaii.

Climate Comparison Table

The table shows values for Puerto Plata relative to Hilo, (Big Island), Hawaii. You can also view this comparison the other way around from the perspective of Hilo, (Big Island), Hawaii vs Puerto Plata.

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) +0 (+1) +0 (+1) +2 (+3) +2 (+4) +2 (+3) +3 (+5) +3 (+5) +2 (+4) +2 (+4) +3 (+5) +2 (+3) +1 (+2) +2 (+3)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) +1 (+2) +0 (+1) +1 (+2) +2 (+3) +2 (+3) +3 (+5) +3 (+5) +2 (+4) +2 (+3) +2 (+4) +2 (+3) +1 (+2) +2 (+3)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) +1 (+3) +0 (+1) +1 (+2) +1 (+3) +2 (+3) +2 (+4) +3 (+5) +3 (+5) +2 (+3) +2 (+3) +2 (+3) +1 (+1) +2 (+3)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -42 (-2) -99 (-4) -220 (-9) -228 (-9) -84 (-3) -76 (-3) -169 (-7) -149 (-6) -120 (-5) -86 (-3) -86 (-3) +1 (+0) -1356 (-53)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -0h 00' -0h 00' -0h 00' +0h 00' +0h 00' +0h 00' +0h 00' +0h 00' +0h 00' -0h 00' -0h 00' -0h 00'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) +0 -0.1 -0.1 -0.2 +0.1 +0 +0 +0.1 +0 +0.1 +0 -0.1   -0.1

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