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Puerto Plata vs Kawerau Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Puerto Plata, Dominican Republic and Kawerau, New Zealand is approximately 13,306 km or 8,269 mi.
  • To reach Puerto Plata in this distance one would set out from Kawerau bearing 87.3° or E and follow the great circles arc to approach Puerto Plata bearing 56.6° or ENE .
  • Puerto Plata has a tropical rainforest climate (Af) whereas Kawerau has a marine west coast climate (Cfb).
  • Puerto Plata is in or near the subtropical moist forest biome whereas Kawerau is in or near the warm temperate thorn steppe biome.
  • The annual mean temperature is 10.5 °C (19°F) warmer.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 6.1 °C (11°F) less in Puerto Plata. The continentality subtype is truly hyperoceanic as opposed to barely hyperoceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 166.4 mm (6.6 in) more which is equivalent to 166.4 l/m² (4.08 US gal/ft²) or 1,664,000 l/ha (177,893 US gal/ac) more. About 1 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 18° higher in Puerto Plata than in Kawerau.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) +3 (+6) +3 (+5) +5 (+10) +9 (+17) +13 (+23) +17 (+30) +18 (+32) +17 (+30) +15 (+26) +12 (+22) +9 (+16) +5 (+10) +11 (+19)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +84 (+3) +42 (+2) -35 (-1) +32 (+1) +17 (+1) -96 (-4) -80 (-3) -90 (-4) -52 (-2) +23 (+1) +167 (+7) +155 (+6) +166 (+7)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -3h 22' -2h 05' -0h 23' +1h 26' +2h 59' +3h 46' +3h 25' +2h 06' +0h 19' -1h 29' -3h 01' -3h 46'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -21.3 -2.7 +18.8 +42 +57.3 +57.8 +57 +42.5 +19.6 -3.1 -21.4 -28.5   +18

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