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Puerto Plata vs Hua Hin Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Puerto Plata, Dominican Republic and Hua Hin, Thailand is approximately 16,273 km or 10,112 mi.
  • To reach Puerto Plata in this distance one would set out from Hua Hin bearing 343.7° or NNW and follow the great circles arc to approach Puerto Plata bearing 196.9° or SSW .
  • Puerto Plata has a tropical rainforest climate (Af) whereas Hua Hin has a tropical wet and dry/ savanna climate with dry winters (Aw).
  • Puerto Plata is in or near the subtropical moist forest biome whereas Hua Hin is in or near the tropical moist forest biome.
  • The average temperature is 2.5 °C (4.4°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 0.4 °C (0.7°F) more in Puerto Plata. The continentality subtype is truly hyperoceanic for both.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 927 mm (36.5 in) more which is equivalent to 927 l/m² (22.75 US gal/ft²) or 9,270,000 l/ha (991,025 US gal/ac) more. About 2 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 3.5° lower in Puerto Plata than in Hua Hin.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -2 (-4) -4 (-8) -5 (-8) -5 (-9) -4 (-7) -2 (-4) -1 (-2) -1 (-2) -1 (-2) -1 (-1) -1 (-2) -2 (-3) -2 (-5)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +196 (+8) +143 (+6) +107 (+4) +125 (+5) +63 (+2) +9 (+0) -16 (-1) -8 (0) -19 (-1) -53 (-2) +92 (+4) +288 (+11) +927 (+36)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -0h 23' -0h 14' -0h 02' +0h 10' +0h 21' +0h 26' +0h 24' +0h 14' +0h 02' -0h 10' -0h 21' -0h 26'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -7 -6.9 -6.9 -7 +6.7 +7.2 +6.4 -6.9 -7.3 -7.3 -7.3 -7.2   -3.5

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