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Puerto Plata vs Kristiansand Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Puerto Plata, Dominican Republic and Kristiansand, Norway is approximately 7,484 km or 4,651 mi.
  • To reach Puerto Plata in this distance one would set out from Kristiansand bearing 271.2° or W and follow the great circles arc to approach Puerto Plata bearing 214.1° or SW .
  • Puerto Plata has a tropical rainforest climate (Af) whereas Kristiansand has a marine west coast climate (Cfb).
  • Puerto Plata is in or near the subtropical moist forest biome whereas Kristiansand is in or near the cool temperate wet forest biome.
  • The mean temperature is 18 °C (32.3°F) warmer.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 14 °C (25.2°F) less in Puerto Plata. The continentality subtype is truly hyperoceanic as opposed to semicontinental.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 525 mm (20.7 in) more which is equivalent to 525 l/m² (12.88 US gal/ft²) or 5,250,000 l/ha (561,260 US gal/ac) more. About 1 3/8 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 37.3° higher in Puerto Plata than in Kristiansand.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) +26 (+47) +25 (+45) +23 (+41) +19 (+34) +14 (+25) +12 (+22) +10 (+18) +11 (+20) +15 (+27) +20 (+36) +23 (+41) +24 (+43) +19 (+33)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) +25 (+45) +24 (+43) +22 (+40) +19 (+33) +15 (+26) +13 (+23) +11 (+19) +12 (+21) +15 (+26) +19 (+33) +22 (+39) +23 (+41) +18 (+32)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) +24 (+43) +23 (+41) +21 (+38) +18 (+32) +15 (+27) +13 (+23) +11 (+20) +12 (+22) +14 (+25) +17 (+31) +20 (+36) +21 (+38) +17 (+31)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +81 (+3) +62 (+2) +72 (+3) +87 (+3) +110 (+4) +7 (+0) -26 (-1) -55 (-2) -59 (-2) +5 (+0) +107 (+4) +134 (+5) +525 (+21)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day +4h 01' +2h 22' +0h 25' -1h 37' -3h 29' -4h 35' -4h 05' -2h 22' -0h 21' +1h 40' +3h 32' +4h 36'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) +38.4 +38.4 +38.5 +38.4 +37 +31 +36.1 +38.3 +38.2 +38.2 +38.2 +38.3   +37.3

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