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Puerto Plata vs Hyesan Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Puerto Plata, Dominican Republic and Hyesan, South Korea is approximately 12,947 km or 8,045 mi.
  • To reach Puerto Plata in this distance one would set out from Hyesan bearing 19.7° or NNE and follow the great circles arc to approach Puerto Plata bearing 164.4° or SSE .
  • Puerto Plata has a tropical rainforest climate (Af) whereas Hyesan has a warm summer continental/ hemiboreal climate with dry winters (Dwb).
  • Puerto Plata is in or near the subtropical moist forest biome whereas Hyesan is in or near the boreal rain forest biome.
  • The mean temperature is 22.3 °C (40.2°F) warmer.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 35.5 °C (63.9°F) less in Puerto Plata. The continentality subtype is truly hyperoceanic as opposed to truly continental.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 1329.1 mm (52.3 in) more which is equivalent to 1329.1 l/m² (32.62 US gal/ft²) or 13,291,000 l/ha (1,420,896 US gal/ac) more. About 3 2/9 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 20.6° higher in Puerto Plata than in Hyesan.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) +42 (+76) +37 (+67) +28 (+51) +19 (+35) +13 (+23) +10 (+18) +6 (+11) +7 (+13) +14 (+25) +22 (+39) +30 (+54) +39 (+71) +22 (+40)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +203 (+8) +155 (+6) +118 (+5) +131 (+5) +111 (+4) -10 (0) -57 (-2) -55 (-2) +33 (+1) +134 (+5) +267 (+11) +298 (+12) +1329 (+52)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day +1h 34' +0h 58' +0h 10' -0h 39' -1h 23' -1h 45' -1h 35' -0h 58' -0h 09' +0h 41' +1h 24' +1h 46'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) +21.8 +21.8 +21.8 +21.8 +20.4 +14.3 +19.3 +21.4 +21.4 +21.3 +21.4 +21.6   +20.6

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