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Puerto Plata vs Marion, Nc Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Puerto Plata, Dominican Republic and Marion, Nc, Usa is approximately 2,125 km or 1,320 mi.
  • To reach Puerto Plata in this distance one would set out from Marion, Nc bearing 145.2° or SE and follow the great circles arc to approach Puerto Plata bearing 150.6° or SSE .
  • Puerto Plata has a tropical rainforest climate (Af) whereas Marion, Nc has a humid subtropical climate (Cfa).
  • Puerto Plata is in or near the subtropical moist forest biome whereas Marion, Nc is in or near the cool temperate wet forest biome.
  • The mean temperature is 10.4 °C (18.8°F) warmer.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 16.6 °C (29.9°F) less in Puerto Plata. The continentality subtype is truly hyperoceanic as opposed to subcontinental.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 488.3 mm (19.2 in) more which is equivalent to 488.3 l/m² (11.98 US gal/ft²) or 4,883,000 l/ha (522,025 US gal/ac) more. About 1 1/3 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 15.2° higher in Puerto Plata than in Marion, Nc.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) +18 (+32) +15 (+28) +11 (+19) +7 (+12) +3 (+6) +2 (+3) +0 (+1) +1 (+2) +5 (+8) +9 (+17) +13 (+23) +17 (+31) +8 (+15)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) +20 (+35) +17 (+31) +13 (+24) +10 (+17) +6 (+11) +4 (+7) +2 (+4) +3 (+6) +6 (+11) +12 (+21) +15 (+27) +18 (+33) +10 (+19)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) +22 (+39) +19 (+35) +16 (+28) +13 (+23) +9 (+16) +6 (+10) +5 (+8) +5 (+9) +7 (+13) +14 (+24) +17 (+31) +20 (+35) +13 (+23)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +112 (+4) +49 (+2) -8 (0) +54 (+2) +38 (+2) -48 (-2) -42 (-2) -47 (-2) -18 (-1) +29 (+1) +168 (+7) +200 (+8) +488 (+19)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day +1h 05' +0h 40' +0h 07' -0h 28' -0h 58' -1h 13' -1h 06' -0h 40' -0h 06' +0h 29' +0h 58' +1h 13'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) +16.2 +16.2 +16.2 +16.2 +14.8 +8.9 +14.1 +16.2 +16.2 +16.2 +16.2 +16.2   +15.2

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