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Puerto Plata vs Hetan Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Puerto Plata, Dominican Republic and Hetan, China is approximately 12,974 km or 8,062 mi.
  • To reach Puerto Plata in this distance one would set out from Hetan bearing 328.7° or NNW and follow the great circles arc to approach Puerto Plata bearing 206.1° or SSW .
  • Puerto Plata has a tropical rainforest climate (Af) whereas Hetan has a mid-latitude cool desert climate (BWk).
  • Puerto Plata is in or near the subtropical moist forest biome whereas Hetan is in or near the warm temperate desert biome.
  • The mean temperature is 12.7 °C (22.9°F) warmer.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 25.7 °C (46.3°F) less in Puerto Plata. The continentality subtype is truly hyperoceanic as opposed to truly continental.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 1891.9 mm (74.5 in) more which is equivalent to 1891.9 l/m² (46.43 US gal/ft²) or 18,919,000 l/ha (2,022,567 US gal/ac) more. About 56 1/2 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 16.3° higher in Puerto Plata than in Hetan.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) +26 (+47) +22 (+39) +13 (+23) +6 (+10) +2 (+3) +0 (0) +-2 (-3) +0 (-1) +4 (+7) +11 (+19) +18 (+33) +26 (+46) +10 (+19)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) +28 (+50) +23 (+41) +15 (+26) +8 (+15) +4 (+8) +3 (+5) +2 (+3) +3 (+5) +7 (+12) +14 (+25) +21 (+38) +27 (+48) +13 (+23)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) +29 (+51) +23 (+41) +16 (+29) +10 (+18) +7 (+12) +5 (+8) +4 (+7) +5 (+9) +9 (+16) +16 (+29) +22 (+40) +27 (+48) +14 (+26)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +208 (+8) +160 (+6) +133 (+5) +157 (+6) +161 (+6) +75 (+3) +73 (+3) +85 (+3) +95 (+4) +157 (+6) +283 (+11) +306 (+12) +1892 (+74)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day +1h 11' +0h 44' +0h 08' -0h 30' -1h 03' -1h 20' -1h 12' -0h 44' -0h 06' +0h 31' +1h 03' +1h 20'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) +17.5 +17.5 +17.5 +17.5 +16.1 +10 +15.1 +17.2 +17.1 +17.1 +17.2 +17.3   +16.3

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