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Puerto Plata vs Kimberley Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Puerto Plata, Dominican Republic and Kimberley, South Africa is approximately 11,550 km or 7,177 mi.
  • To reach Puerto Plata in this distance one would set out from Kimberley bearing 285.2° or WNW and follow the great circles arc to approach Puerto Plata bearing 296° or WNW .
  • Puerto Plata has a tropical rainforest climate (Af) whereas Kimberley has a subtropical hot steppe climate (BSh).
  • Puerto Plata is in or near the subtropical moist forest biome whereas Kimberley is in or near the subtropical thorn woodland biome.
  • The average annual temperature is 6.5 °C (11.6°F) warmer.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 10.5 °C (18.9°F) less in Puerto Plata. The continentality subtype is truly hyperoceanic as opposed to truly oceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 1576 mm (62 in) more which is equivalent to 1576 l/m² (38.68 US gal/ft²) or 15,760,000 l/ha (1,684,849 US gal/ac) more. About 5 1/2 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 8.8° higher in Puerto Plata than in Kimberley.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) -6 (-11) -4 (-7) +-1 (-2) +4 (+7) +8 (+14) +13 (+23) +12 (+22) +9 (+16) +5 (+9) +3 (+5) +-1 (-2) -4 (-7) +3 (+6)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -3 (-5) -2 (-3) +2 (+3) +7 (+12) +11 (+20) +16 (+29) +16 (+29) +14 (+24) +9 (+16) +7 (+12) +3 (+5) -1 (-2) +6 (+12)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) +1 (+2) +1 (+2) +4 (+7) +9 (+16) +14 (+25) +19 (+34) +20 (+36) +18 (+32) +13 (+23) +10 (+18) +6 (+11) +2 (+4) +10 (+18)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +152 (+6) +86 (+3) +70 (+3) +109 (+4) +152 (+6) +75 (+3) +71 (+3) +81 (+3) +85 (+3) +155 (+6) +279 (+11) +261 (+10) +1576 (+62)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -2h 40' -1h 39' -0h 18' +1h 09' +2h 22' +2h 58' +2h 42' +1h 39' +0h 15' -1h 11' -2h 23' -2h 58'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -30.3 -11.7 +9.7 +32.9 +48.1 +48.5 +47.6 +33.1 +10.2 -12.4 -30.5 -37.8   +8.8

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