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Puerto Plata vs Kandahar Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Puerto Plata, Dominican Republic and Kandahar, Afghanistan is approximately 12,661 km or 7,868 mi.
  • To reach Puerto Plata in this distance one would set out from Kandahar bearing 314.8° or NW and follow the great circles arc to approach Puerto Plata bearing 220° or SW .
  • Puerto Plata has a tropical rainforest climate (Af) whereas Kandahar has a subtropical hot steppe climate (BSh).
  • Puerto Plata is in or near the subtropical moist forest biome whereas Kandahar is in or near the warm temperate desert scrub biome.
  • The average annual temperature is 6.5 °C (11.8°F) warmer.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 22.3 °C (40.1°F) less in Puerto Plata. The continentality subtype is truly hyperoceanic as opposed to subcontinental.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 1735.4 mm (68.3 in) more which is equivalent to 1735.4 l/m² (42.59 US gal/ft²) or 17,354,000 l/ha (1,855,258 US gal/ac) more. About 10 1/9 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 10.7° higher in Puerto Plata than in Kandahar.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) +15 (+27) +12 (+22) +6 (+12) +1 (+2) -5 (-9) -8 (-15) -9 (-17) -7 (-13) +-3 (-5) +4 (+6) +8 (+14) +13 (+23) +2 (+4)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) +18 (+32) +15 (+26) +10 (+17) +4 (+8) 0 (-1) -4 (-6) -5 (-9) -2 (-4) +3 (+5) +9 (+16) +14 (+25) +16 (+29) +7 (+12)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) +19 (+34) +16 (+28) +12 (+21) +8 (+14) +5 (+9) +3 (+5) +1 (+1) +3 (+5) +9 (+15) +14 (+24) +18 (+32) +18 (+32) +10 (+18)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +155 (+6) +120 (+5) +93 (+4) +141 (+6) +166 (+7) +82 (+3) +76 (+3) +87 (+3) +97 (+4) +156 (+6) +276 (+11) +287 (+11) +1735 (+68)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day +0h 45' +0h 28' +0h 05' -0h 19' -0h 40' -0h 50' -0h 45' -0h 28' -0h 04' +0h 20' +0h 40' +0h 50'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) +11.8 +11.9 +11.9 +11.8 +10.4 +4.4 +9.5 +11.6 +11.5 +11.5 +11.6 +11.7   +10.7

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