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Puerto Plata vs Fort De France Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Puerto Plata, Dominican Republic and Fort De France, Martinique is approximately 1,157 km or 719 mi.
  • To reach Puerto Plata in this distance one would set out from Fort De France bearing 300.9° or WNW and follow the great circles arc to approach Puerto Plata bearing 298.1° or WNW .
  • Puerto Plata has a tropical rainforest climate (Af) whereas Fort De France has a tropical monsoonal climate (Am).
  • The annual average temperature is 0.9 °C (1.6°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 2 °C (3.6°F) more in Puerto Plata. The continentality subtype is truly hyperoceanic as opposed to extremely hyperoceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 86 mm (3.4 in) more which is equivalent to 86 l/m² (2.11 US gal/ft²) or 860,000 l/ha (91,940 US gal/ac) more. About 1 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 2.7° lower in Puerto Plata than in Fort De France.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) -1 (-2) -2 (-4) -1 (-2) -1 (-2) -1 (-2) 1 (+2) +1 (+2) +1 (+2) 0 (0) 1 (+2) -1 (-2) -1 (-2) 0 (-1)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -2 (-3) -3 (-5) -2 (-3) -2 (-3) -2 (-3) 0 (0) +1 (+1) +1 (+1) -1 (-1) 0 (0) -1 (-2) -2 (-3) -1 (-2)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) -2 (-4) -3 (-5) -2 (-4) -2 (-4) -2 (-4) -1 (-2) 0 (0) 0 (0) -1 (-2) -1 (-2) -1 (-2) -2 (-4) -1 (-3)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +113 (+4) +94 (+4) +76 (+3) +78 (+3) +42 (+2) -78 (-3) -136 (-5) -139 (-5) -135 (-5) -63 (-2) +53 (+2) +181 (+7) +86 (+3)
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 (°) -5.1 -5 -5.1 -5.1 +4.8 +5.1 +4.4 -5.1 -5.1 -5.1 -5.1 -5.2   -2.7

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