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Puerto Plata vs Luena Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Puerto Plata, Dominican Republic and Luena, Angola is approximately 10,496 km or 6,522 mi.
  • To reach Puerto Plata in this distance one would set out from Luena bearing 289.3° or WNW and follow the great circles arc to approach Puerto Plata bearing 281° or W .
  • Puerto Plata has a tropical rainforest climate (Af) whereas Luena has a humid subtropical climate with dry winters (Cwa).
  • Both are in or near the subtropical moist forest biome.
  • The annual average temperature is 4.2 °C (7.6°F) warmer.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 1 °C (1.8°F) less in Puerto Plata. The continentality subtype is truly hyperoceanic for both.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 706 mm (27.8 in) more which is equivalent to 706 l/m² (17.33 US gal/ft²) or 7,060,000 l/ha (754,761 US gal/ac) more. About 1 4/7 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 3.1° lower in Puerto Plata than in Luena.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) +0 (0) +0 (0) +1 (+2) +2 (+4) +2 (+4) +5 (+9) +5 (+9) +2 (+4) +0 (0) +1 (+2) +2 (+4) +1 (+2) +2 (+3)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) +1 (+2) +1 (+2) +2 (+4) +4 (+6) +6 (+10) +9 (+16) +10 (+17) +7 (+12) +4 (+6) +4 (+6) +4 (+6) +2 (+4) +4 (+8)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) +2 (+4) +2 (+4) +3 (+5) +5 (+9) +9 (+16) +13 (+23) +14 (+25) +11 (+20) +7 (+13) +6 (+11) +5 (+9) +3 (+5) +7 (+12)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -17 (-1) -30 (-1) -64 (-3) +61 (+2) +162 (+6) +82 (+3) +78 (+3) +86 (+3) +77 (+3) +68 (+3) +114 (+4) +90 (+4) +706 (+28)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -1h 39' -1h 02' -0h 11' +0h 43' +1h 28' +1h 51' +1h 41' +1h 02' +0h 09' -0h 44' -1h 29' -1h 51'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -31.1 -26.7 -7.2 +15.9 +31.1 +31.5 +30.6 +16 -6.8 -26.9 -31.1 -31.5   -3.1

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