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Puerto Plata vs Kuala Lumpur Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Puerto Plata, Dominican Republic and Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia is approximately 17,330 km or 10,769 mi.
  • To reach Puerto Plata in this distance one would set out from Kuala Lumpur bearing 341.6° or NNW and follow the great circles arc to approach Puerto Plata bearing 199.6° or SSW .
  • Both have a tropical rainforest climate (Af).
  • Puerto Plata is in or near the subtropical moist forest biome whereas Kuala Lumpur is in or near the tropical moist forest biome.
  • The average temperature is 1.5 °C (2.7°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 3.3 °C (5.9°F) more in Puerto Plata. The continentality subtype is truly hyperoceanic as opposed to extremely hyperoceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 440.2 mm (17.3 in) less which is equivalent to 440.2 l/m² (10.8 US gal/ft²) or 4,402,000 l/ha (470,603 US gal/ac) less. About 4/5 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 5.4° lower in Puerto Plata than in Kuala Lumpur.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) -5 (-9) -6 (-11) -5 (-9) -4 (-7) -4 (-7) -2 (-4) +-1 (-2) +-1 (-2) +-1 (-2) +-1 (-2) -3 (-5) -4 (-7) -3 (-6)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -3 (-6) -4 (-7) -3 (-6) -3 (-5) -2 (-4) -1 (-1) +0 (+1) +0 (+1) +0 (+0) +0 (+0) -1 (-2) -3 (-5) -2 (-3)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) -3 (-5) -4 (-7) -4 (-7) -3 (-5) -2 (-4) -1 (-2) +1 (+2) 0 (0) 0 (0) -1 (-2) -2 (-4) -3 (-5) -2 (-3)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +46 (+2) +17 (+1) -84 (-3) -125 (-5) -16 (-1) -45 (-2) -51 (-2) -58 (-2) -95 (-4) -114 (-5) +8 (+0) +77 (+3) -440 (-17)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -0h 53' -0h 33' -0h 06' +0h 23' +0h 47' +0h 59' +0h 54' +0h 33' +0h 05' -0h 23' -0h 48' -0h 59'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -16.4 -16.2 -16 +0.9 +16.2 +16.6 +15.8 +1.3 -16.4 -16.5 -16.6 -16.7   -5.4

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