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Puerto Plata vs Luanda Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Puerto Plata, Dominican Republic and Luanda, Angola is approximately 9,697 km or 6,026 mi.
  • To reach Puerto Plata in this distance one would set out from Luanda bearing 290.5° or WNW and follow the great circles arc to approach Puerto Plata bearing 280.4° or W .
  • Puerto Plata has a tropical rainforest climate (Af) whereas Luanda has a subtropical hot steppe climate (BSh).
  • Puerto Plata is in or near the subtropical moist forest biome whereas Luanda is in or near the subtropical thorn woodland biome.
  • The average temperature is 0.1 °C (0.1°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 2 °C (3.6°F) less in Puerto Plata. The continentality subtype is truly hyperoceanic for both.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 1559 mm (61.4 in) more which is equivalent to 1559 l/m² (38.26 US gal/ft²) or 15,590,000 l/ha (1,666,674 US gal/ac) more. About 5 1/4 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 4° lower in Puerto Plata than in Luanda.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) -3 (-5) -4 (-7) -3 (-5) -2 (-4) 0 (0) +4 (+7) +7 (+13) +7 (+13) +5 (+9) +3 (+5) 0 (0) -2 (-4) 1 (+2)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -4 (-7) -5 (-9) -4 (-7) -3 (-5) -1 (-2) +3 (+5) +6 (+11) +6 (+11) +4 (+6) +2 (+3) -1 (-2) -3 (-5) 0 (0)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) -5 (-9) -6 (-11) -5 (-9) -4 (-7) -2 (-4) +2 (+4) +5 (+9) +5 (+9) +2 (+4) 0 (0) -2 (-4) -4 (-7) -1 (-2)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +183 (+7) +127 (+5) +37 (+1) +36 (+1) +149 (+6) +82 (+3) +78 (+3) +87 (+3) +95 (+4) +152 (+6) +249 (+10) +284 (+11) +1559 (+61)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -1h 30' -0h 56' -0h 10' +0h 39' +1h 20' +1h 40' +1h 31' +0h 56' +0h 08' -0h 40' -1h 21' -1h 40'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -28.3 -26.6 -10.1 +13 +28.2 +28.6 +27.7 +13.1 -9.7 -26.6 -28.3 -28.6   -4

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