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Puerto Plata vs Lake Hawea Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Puerto Plata, Dominican Republic and Lake Hawea, New Zealand is approximately 13,906 km or 8,641 mi.
  • To reach Puerto Plata in this distance one would set out from Lake Hawea bearing 96.4° or E and follow the great circles arc to approach Puerto Plata bearing 48.7° or NE .
  • Puerto Plata has a tropical rainforest climate (Af) whereas Lake Hawea has a marine west coast climate (Cfb).
  • Puerto Plata is in or near the subtropical moist forest biome whereas Lake Hawea is in or near the cool temperate steppe biome.
  • The annual average temperature is 14.5 °C (26.2°F) warmer.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 8.2 °C (14.8°F) less in Puerto Plata. The continentality subtype is truly hyperoceanic as opposed to truly oceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 1161.9 mm (45.7 in) more which is equivalent to 1161.9 l/m² (28.52 US gal/ft²) or 11,619,000 l/ha (1,242,148 US gal/ac) more. About 2 1/2 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 24.5° higher in Puerto Plata than in Lake Hawea.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) +6 (+12) +6 (+11) +9 (+16) +13 (+24) +18 (+32) +22 (+40) +23 (+42) +22 (+39) +19 (+33) +16 (+29) +12 (+22) +8 (+15) +15 (+26)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +147 (+6) +118 (+5) +62 (+2) +101 (+4) +101 (+4) +20 (+1) +13 (+1) +19 (+1) +23 (+1) +85 (+3) +227 (+9) +245 (+10) +1162 (+46)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -4h 00' -2h 28' -0h 27' +1h 42' +3h 32' +4h 28' +4h 03' +2h 28' +0h 23' -1h 46' -3h 35' -4h 29'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -14.9 +3.8 +25.3 +48.5 +63.8 +64.3 +63.5 +49 +26.1 +3.4 -15 -22   +24.5

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