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Puerto Plata vs Ko Sichang Island Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Puerto Plata, Dominican Republic and Ko Sichang Island, Thailand is approximately 16,235 km or 10,089 mi.
  • To reach Puerto Plata in this distance one would set out from Ko Sichang Island bearing 345.3° or NNW and follow the great circles arc to approach Puerto Plata bearing 195.2° or SSW .
  • Puerto Plata has a tropical rainforest climate (Af) whereas Ko Sichang Island has a tropical wet and dry/ savanna climate with dry winters (Aw).
  • The annual mean temperature is 3.3 °C (5.9°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 0.7 °C (1.3°F) more in Puerto Plata. The continentality subtype is truly hyperoceanic for both.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 675 mm (26.6 in) more which is equivalent to 675 l/m² (16.57 US gal/ft²) or 6,750,000 l/ha (721,620 US gal/ac) more. About 1 1/2 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 3.3° lower in Puerto Plata than in Ko Sichang Island.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -3 (-6) -5 (-9) -5 (-10) -6 (-10) -5 (-8) -3 (-5) -2 (-4) -2 (-3) -2 (-3) -1 (-2) -2 (-4) -3 (-5) -3 (-6)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +201 (+8) +138 (+5) +100 (+4) +108 (+4) +7 (+0) -30 (-1) -38 (-1) -41 (-2) -197 (-8) -82 (-3) +213 (+8) +296 (+12) +675 (+27)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -0h 22' -0h 13' -0h 02' +0h 09' +0h 19' +0h 24' +0h 22' +0h 13' +0h 02' -0h 09' -0h 19' -0h 24'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -6.4 -6.3 -6.3 -6.4 +6.2 +6.6 +5.9 -6.5 -6.8 -6.7 -6.7 -6.6   -3.3

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