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Puerto Plata vs Kankan Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Puerto Plata, Dominican Republic and Kankan, Guinea is approximately 6,626 km or 4,118 mi.
  • To reach Puerto Plata in this distance one would set out from Kankan bearing 286.9° or WNW and follow the great circles arc to approach Puerto Plata bearing 269.4° or W .
  • Puerto Plata has a tropical rainforest climate (Af) whereas Kankan has a tropical wet and dry/ savanna climate with dry winters (Aw).
  • Both are in or near the subtropical moist forest biome.
  • The annual mean temperature is 1.5 °C (2.6°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 1.8 °C (3.2°F) less in Puerto Plata. The continentality subtype is truly hyperoceanic for both.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 453.8 mm (17.9 in) more which is equivalent to 453.8 l/m² (11.14 US gal/ft²) or 4,538,000 l/ha (485,142 US gal/ac) more. About 1 1/3 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 4.2° lower in Puerto Plata than in Kankan.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) -10 (-17) -11 (-20) -11 (-20) -10 (-18) -8 (-15) +-2 (-4) +-1 (-2) +-1 (-1) +-2 (-3) +-3 (-5) -6 (-10) -7 (-13) -6 (-11)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -1 (-2) -4 (-7) -6 (-11) -6 (-10) -3 (-6) +0 (+0) +2 (+3) +2 (+3) +1 (+2) +0 (+0) -2 (-4) 0 (-1) -1 (-3)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) +8 (+15) +5 (+8) +2 (+4) 0 (0) +1 (+3) +3 (+6) +4 (+7) +4 (+8) +3 (+6) +3 (+5) +7 (+13) +8 (+14) +4 (+7)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +207 (+8) +161 (+6) +110 (+4) +93 (+4) +34 (+1) -122 (-5) -184 (-7) -234 (-9) -207 (-8) +27 (+1) +263 (+10) +306 (+12) +454 (+18)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -0h 30' -0h 19' -0h 03' +0h 13' +0h 27' +0h 34' +0h 31' +0h 19' +0h 03' -0h 13' -0h 27' -0h 34'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -9.3 -9.2 -9.2 -6.2 +9 +9.4 +8.6 -6 -9.4 -9.3 -9.4 -9.4   -4.2

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