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Puerto Plata vs Sodankyla, Lapland Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Puerto Plata, Dominican Republic and Sodankyla, Lapland, Finland is approximately 8,288 km or 5,150 mi.
  • To reach Puerto Plata in this distance one would set out from Sodankyla, Lapland bearing 284.3° or WNW and follow the great circles arc to approach Puerto Plata bearing 203.3° or SSW .
  • Puerto Plata has a tropical rainforest climate (Af) whereas Sodankyla, Lapland has a boreal subarctic climate with no dry season (Dfc).
  • Puerto Plata is in or near the subtropical moist forest biome whereas Sodankyla, Lapland is in or near the boreal moist forest biome.
  • The mean annual temperature is 26 °C (46.9°F) warmer.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 24.7 °C (44.5°F) less in Puerto Plata. The continentality subtype is truly hyperoceanic as opposed to truly continental.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 1425 mm (56.1 in) more which is equivalent to 1425 l/m² (34.97 US gal/ft²) or 14,250,000 l/ha (1,523,420 US gal/ac) more. About 3 5/6 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 46.4° higher in Puerto Plata than in Sodankyla, Lapland.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) +36 (+65) +36 (+65) +31 (+56) +26 (+47) +20 (+36) +15 (+27) +11 (+20) +14 (+25) +21 (+38) +29 (+52) +32 (+58) +34 (+61) +25 (+46)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) +38 (+69) +36 (+65) +32 (+58) +27 (+48) +20 (+36) +15 (+27) +13 (+23) +16 (+28) +21 (+37) +27 (+48) +32 (+58) +37 (+66) +26 (+47)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) +38 (+68) +37 (+67) +35 (+63) +28 (+50) +21 (+38) +16 (+29) +14 (+25) +16 (+29) +20 (+36) +26 (+47) +31 (+56) +34 (+61) +26 (+47)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +178 (+7) +136 (+5) +109 (+4) +136 (+5) +133 (+5) +26 (+1) +13 (+1) +25 (+1) +42 (+2) +107 (+4) +244 (+10) +276 (+11) +1425 (+56)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day +8h 13' +4h 03' +0h 41' -2h 42' -6h 30' -10h 34' -8h 29' -4h 05' -0h 35' +2h 48' +6h 37' +10h 36'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) +47.4 +47.5 +47.7 +47.6 +46.2 +40.2 +45.3 +47.5 +47.4 +47.3 +47.2 +47.2   +46.4

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