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Puerto Plata vs Kinshasa Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Puerto Plata, Dominican Republic and Kinshasa, Democratic Republic Of The Congo is approximately 9,753 km or 6,061 mi.
  • To reach Puerto Plata in this distance one would set out from Kinshasa bearing 290° or WNW and follow the great circles arc to approach Puerto Plata bearing 275.5° or W .
  • Puerto Plata has a tropical rainforest climate (Af) whereas Kinshasa has a tropical wet and dry/ savanna climate with dry winters (Aw).
  • Both are in or near the subtropical moist forest biome.
  • The mean annual temperature is 0.1 °C (0.2°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 0 °C (0°F) more in Puerto Plata. The continentality subtype is truly hyperoceanic for both.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 444 mm (17.5 in) more which is equivalent to 444 l/m² (10.9 US gal/ft²) or 4,440,000 l/ha (474,665 US gal/ac) more. About 1 2/7 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 5° lower in Puerto Plata than in Kinshasa.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) -3 (-5) -4 (-7) -3 (-5) -2 (-4) -2 (-4) +3 (+5) +4 (+7) +3 (+5) +1 (+2) +1 (+2) -1 (-2) -2 (-4) 0 (-1)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -3 (-5) -4 (-7) -3 (-5) -2 (-4) -2 (-3) +3 (+5) +5 (+9) +4 (+6) +2 (+3) +1 (+2) -1 (-1) -3 (-5) 0 (0)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) -2 (-4) -4 (-7) -2 (-4) -2 (-4) -1 (-2) +3 (+5) +6 (+11) +4 (+7) +2 (+4) +1 (+2) 0 (0) -3 (-5) +0 (+0)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +46 (+2) -3 (0) -87 (-3) -78 (-3) +26 (+1) +73 (+3) +73 (+3) +86 (+3) +48 (+2) +60 (+2) +36 (+1) +164 (+6) +444 (+17)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -1h 16' -0h 47' -0h 08' +0h 33' +1h 07' +1h 25' +1h 17' +0h 47' +0h 07' -0h 34' -1h 08' -1h 25'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -23.9 -23.3 -14.4 +8.5 +23.7 +24.1 +23.3 +8.7 -14 -23.4 -24 -24.1   -5

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