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Puerto Plata vs Lafayette, La Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Puerto Plata, Dominican Republic and Lafayette, La, Usa is approximately 2,446 km or 1,520 mi.
  • To reach Puerto Plata in this distance one would set out from Lafayette, La bearing 113.4° or ESE and follow the great circles arc to approach Puerto Plata bearing 122.6° or ESE .
  • Puerto Plata has a tropical rainforest climate (Af) whereas Lafayette, La has a humid subtropical climate (Cfa).
  • Both are in or near the subtropical moist forest biome.
  • The mean temperature is 5.1 °C (9.3°F) warmer.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 13 °C (23.4°F) less in Puerto Plata. The continentality subtype is truly hyperoceanic as opposed to truly oceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 443.7 mm (17.5 in) more which is equivalent to 443.7 l/m² (10.89 US gal/ft²) or 4,437,000 l/ha (474,345 US gal/ac) more. About 1 2/7 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 9.4° higher in Puerto Plata than in Lafayette, La.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) +11 (+21) +10 (+17) +6 (+11) +3 (+6) +0 (0) -1 (-2) -2 (-3) -1 (-3) +1 (+1) +4 (+8) +7 (+13) +10 (+19) +4 (+7)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) +13 (+23) +10 (+19) +7 (+13) +4 (+8) +1 (+2) 0 (-1) -1 (-1) -1 (-1) +1 (+2) +6 (+11) +9 (+16) +11 (+20) +5 (+9)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) +14 (+25) +11 (+21) +8 (+15) +5 (+9) +3 (+5) +0 (+1) 0 (0) +0 (+0) +1 (+3) +8 (+14) +11 (+20) +12 (+22) +6 (+11)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +83 (+3) +53 (+2) +29 (+1) +57 (+2) +37 (+1) -48 (-2) -99 (-4) -49 (-2) -39 (-2) +62 (+2) +186 (+7) +171 (+7) +444 (+17)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day +0h 39' +0h 24' +0h 04' -0h 16' -0h 35' -0h 44' -0h 40' -0h 24' -0h 03' +0h 17' +0h 35' +0h 44'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) +10.4 +10.4 +10.4 +10.4 +9.1 +3.1 +8.3 +10.5 +10.4 +10.4 +10.4 +10.4   +9.4

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