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Puerto Plata vs Las Palmas De Gran Canaria Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Puerto Plata, Dominican Republic and Las Palmas De Gran Canaria, Canary Islands is approximately 5,638 km or 3,504 mi.
  • To reach Puerto Plata in this distance one would set out from Las Palmas De Gran Canaria bearing 273.5° or W and follow the great circles arc to approach Puerto Plata bearing 249.6° or WSW .
  • Puerto Plata has a tropical rainforest climate (Af) whereas Las Palmas De Gran Canaria has a subtropical hot desert climate (BWh).
  • The annual mean temperature is 4.6 °C (8.2°F) warmer.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 2.1 °C (3.8°F) less in Puerto Plata. The continentality subtype is truly hyperoceanic for both.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 1807.6 mm (71.2 in) more which is equivalent to 1807.6 l/m² (44.36 US gal/ft²) or 18,076,000 l/ha (1,932,444 US gal/ac) more. About 16 1/4 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 7.2° higher in Puerto Plata than in Las Palmas De Gran Canaria.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) +6 (+11) +6 (+11) +6 (+11) +7 (+13) +6 (+11) +7 (+13) +6 (+11) +5 (+9) +5 (+9) +5 (+9) +5 (+9) +6 (+11) +6 (+11)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) +6 (+10) +5 (+9) +5 (+9) +6 (+10) +5 (+9) +5 (+9) +4 (+7) +3 (+5) +3 (+5) +4 (+7) +5 (+8) +5 (+9) +5 (+8)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) +3 (+5) +2 (+4) +3 (+5) +3 (+5) +3 (+5) +3 (+5) +2 (+4) +1 (+2) 0 (0) +1 (+2) +3 (+5) +2 (+4) +2 (+4)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +192 (+8) +140 (+6) +124 (+5) +154 (+6) +166 (+7) +82 (+3) +78 (+3) +88 (+3) +89 (+3) +148 (+6) +262 (+10) +286 (+11) +1808 (+71)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day +0h 30' +0h 18' +0h 03' -0h 13' -0h 26' -0h 33' -0h 30' -0h 18' -0h 02' +0h 13' +0h 27' +0h 33'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) +8.2 +8.2 +8.2 +8.2 +6.8 +0.8 +6 +8.1 +8.1 +8.1 +8.1 +8.1   +7.2

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