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Puerto Plata vs Lihue, Kauai Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Puerto Plata, Dominican Republic and Lihue, Kauai, Hawaii is approximately 9,081 km or 5,643 mi.
  • To reach Puerto Plata in this distance one would set out from Lihue, Kauai bearing 72° or ENE and follow the great circles arc to approach Puerto Plata bearing 110.5° or ESE .
  • Puerto Plata has a tropical rainforest climate (Af) whereas Lihue, Kauai has a tropical wet and dry/ savanna climate with dry summers (As).
  • The average temperature is 0.8 °C (1.5°F) warmer.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 0.1 °C (0.2°F) more in Puerto Plata. The continentality subtype is truly hyperoceanic for both.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 833.9 mm (32.8 in) more which is equivalent to 833.9 l/m² (20.47 US gal/ft²) or 8,339,000 l/ha (891,494 US gal/ac) more. About 1 3/4 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 1.5° higher in Puerto Plata than in Lihue, Kauai.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) +2 (+3) +1 (+3) +2 (+4) +3 (+5) +2 (+3) +3 (+5) +2 (+4) +2 (+3) +2 (+3) +3 (+5) +2 (+3) +2 (+4) +2 (+4)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) +1 (+2) +1 (+1) +1 (+2) +1 (+2) +1 (+1) +1 (+2) +1 (+2) +1 (+1) +0 (+1) +1 (+2) +1 (+1) +1 (+1) +1 (+2)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) +1 (+1) 0 (-1) 0 (-1) 0 (-1) 0 (-1) -1 (-1) 0 (0) 0 (-1) -1 (-2) 0 (0) 0 (-1) -1 (-1) 0 (-1)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +59 (+2) +77 (+3) +28 (+1) +71 (+3) +88 (+3) +39 (+2) +24 (+1) +43 (+2) +37 (+1) +46 (+2) +145 (+6) +176 (+7) +834 (+33)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day +0h 07' +0h 04' +0h 00' -0h 03' -0h 07' -0h 08' -0h 08' -0h 04' -0h 00' +0h 03' +0h 07' +0h 08'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) +2.2 +2.2 +2.2 +2.1 +1 -2.2 +0.6 +2.3 +2.3 +2.3 +2.3 +2.2   +1.5

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