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Puerto Plata vs Houston, Texas Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Puerto Plata, Dominican Republic and Houston, Texas, Usa is approximately 2,740 km or 1,703 mi.
  • To reach Puerto Plata in this distance one would set out from Houston, Texas bearing 108.8° or ESE and follow the great circles arc to approach Puerto Plata bearing 119.4° or ESE .
  • Puerto Plata has a tropical rainforest climate (Af) whereas Houston, Texas has a humid subtropical climate (Cfa).
  • Puerto Plata is in or near the subtropical moist forest biome whereas Houston, Texas is in or near the subtropical dry forest biome.
  • The mean annual temperature is 5 °C (9.1°F) warmer.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 13.4 °C (24.1°F) less in Puerto Plata. The continentality subtype is truly hyperoceanic as opposed to truly oceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 755.8 mm (29.8 in) more which is equivalent to 755.8 l/m² (18.55 US gal/ft²) or 7,558,000 l/ha (808,000 US gal/ac) more. About 1 2/3 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 9.2° higher in Puerto Plata than in Houston, Texas.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) +11 (+20) +9 (+15) +6 (+11) +3 (+6) +0 (0) -1 (-2) -3 (-5) -3 (-5) +0 (-1) +3 (+6) +7 (+12) +10 (+18) +3 (+6)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) +13 (+23) +10 (+19) +8 (+14) +4 (+8) +1 (+3) 0 (-1) -1 (-2) -1 (-2) +1 (+1) +6 (+10) +9 (+16) +12 (+21) +5 (+9)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) +15 (+26) +12 (+22) +9 (+16) +6 (+10) +3 (+5) +1 (+1) +1 (+1) +1 (+1) +2 (+4) +8 (+14) +11 (+20) +13 (+24) +7 (+12)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +125 (+5) +87 (+3) +60 (+2) +79 (+3) +35 (+1) -44 (-2) -13 (-1) -1 (0) -27 (-1) +50 (+2) +187 (+7) +219 (+9) +756 (+30)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day +0h 38' +0h 24' +0h 04' -0h 16' -0h 34' -0h 43' -0h 39' -0h 24' -0h 03' +0h 17' +0h 34' +0h 43'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) +10.2 +10.2 +10.2 +10.1 +8.8 +2.8 +8.1 +10.2 +10.2 +10.2 +10.2 +10.2   +9.2

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