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Puerto Plata vs Jeddah Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Puerto Plata, Dominican Republic and Jeddah, Saudi Arabia is approximately 11,098 km or 6,896 mi.
  • To reach Puerto Plata in this distance one would set out from Jeddah bearing 296° or WNW and follow the great circles arc to approach Puerto Plata bearing 242.6° or WSW .
  • Puerto Plata has a tropical rainforest climate (Af) whereas Jeddah has a subtropical hot desert climate (BWh).
  • Puerto Plata is in or near the subtropical moist forest biome whereas Jeddah is in or near the tropical desert scrub biome.
  • The average annual temperature is 3.4 °C (6.1°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 3.5 °C (6.3°F) less in Puerto Plata. The continentality subtype is truly hyperoceanic as opposed to barely hyperoceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 1872.5 mm (73.7 in) more which is equivalent to 1872.5 l/m² (45.96 US gal/ft²) or 18,725,000 l/ha (2,001,827 US gal/ac) more. About 36 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 1.3° higher in Puerto Plata than in Jeddah.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) -5 (-9) -5 (-9) -5 (-9) -7 (-13) -10 (-18) -10 (-18) -9 (-16) -8 (-14) -8 (-14) -6 (-11) -6 (-11) -4 (-7) -7 (-12)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -1 (-2) -2 (-3) -2 (-3) -3 (-5) -7 (-13) -6 (-10) -5 (-9) -5 (-9) -5 (-8) -2 (-3) -4 (-7) -2 (-3) -3 (-6)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) +3 (+5) +2 (+4) +2 (+4) +2 (+4) 0 (0) -1 (-2) -2 (-4) -3 (-5) -2 (-4) 0 (0) +1 (+2) +1 (+2) +0 (+0)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +195 (+8) +156 (+6) +133 (+5) +155 (+6) +167 (+7) +82 (+3) +78 (+3) +88 (+3) +97 (+4) +156 (+6) +271 (+11) +295 (+12) +1873 (+74)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day +0h 06' +0h 04' +0h 00' -0h 02' -0h 06' -0h 07' -0h 06' -0h 04' -0h 00' +0h 03' +0h 06' +0h 07'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) +2.1 +2.1 +2.1 +2 +0.8 -1.9 +0.4 +1.9 +1.8 +1.8 +1.9 +1.9   +1.3

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