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Puerto Plata vs Madinah Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Puerto Plata, Dominican Republic and Madinah, Saudi Arabia is approximately 11,005 km or 6,839 mi.
  • To reach Puerto Plata in this distance one would set out from Madinah bearing 296.6° or WNW and follow the great circles arc to approach Puerto Plata bearing 239.8° or WSW .
  • Puerto Plata has a tropical rainforest climate (Af) whereas Madinah has a subtropical hot desert climate (BWh).
  • Puerto Plata is in or near the subtropical moist forest biome whereas Madinah is in or near the subtropical desert scrub biome.
  • The annual mean temperature is 2.9 °C (5.2°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 13.8 °C (24.8°F) less in Puerto Plata. The continentality subtype is truly hyperoceanic as opposed to semicontinental.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 1876.9 mm (73.9 in) more which is equivalent to 1876.9 l/m² (46.06 US gal/ft²) or 18,769,000 l/ha (2,006,531 US gal/ac) more. About 39 2/9 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 3.8° higher in Puerto Plata than in Madinah.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) +5 (+10) +3 (+5) 0 (-1) -3 (-6) -7 (-13) -9 (-17) -9 (-16) -9 (-16) -8 (-14) -3 (-5) +2 (+3) +5 (+8) -3 (-5)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +201 (+8) +161 (+6) +126 (+5) +148 (+6) +163 (+6) +82 (+3) +78 (+3) +88 (+3) +97 (+4) +157 (+6) +274 (+11) +303 (+12) +1877 (+74)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day +0h 17' +0h 10' +0h 01' -0h 07' -0h 15' -0h 19' -0h 17' -0h 10' -0h 01' +0h 07' +0h 15' +0h 19'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) +4.9 +4.9 +4.9 +4.9 +3.5 -2.5 +2.8 +4.7 +4.6 +4.7 +4.7 +4.8   +3.8

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