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Puerto Plata vs Masirah Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Puerto Plata, Dominican Republic and Masirah, Oman is approximately 12,911 km or 8,023 mi.
  • To reach Puerto Plata in this distance one would set out from Masirah bearing 306° or NW and follow the great circles arc to approach Puerto Plata bearing 233.6° or SW .
  • Puerto Plata has a tropical rainforest climate (Af) whereas Masirah has a subtropical hot desert climate (BWh).
  • Puerto Plata is in or near the subtropical moist forest biome whereas Masirah is in or near the tropical desert biome.
  • The annual mean temperature is 1.3 °C (2.3°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 3.8 °C (6.8°F) less in Puerto Plata. The continentality subtype is truly hyperoceanic as opposed to barely hyperoceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 1826.9 mm (71.9 in) more which is equivalent to 1826.9 l/m² (44.84 US gal/ft²) or 18,269,000 l/ha (1,953,077 US gal/ac) more. About 19 3/7 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 0.6° higher in Puerto Plata than in Masirah.

Climate Comparison Table

The table shows values for Puerto Plata relative to Masirah. You can also view this comparison the other way around from the perspective of Masirah 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) 0 (+0) -2 (-3) -4 (-8) -6 (-12) -4 (-6) -1 (-1) +0 (+1) 0 (+1) -1 (-2) -1 (-1) +1 (+2) -1 (-2)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) +1 (+2) 0 (-1) -2 (-3) -4 (-7) -5 (-10) -3 (-6) -1 (-1) +1 (+1) 0 (0) -1 (-1) -1 (-1) +0 (+0) -1 (-2)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) +1 (+1) -1 (-1) -2 (-3) -4 (-7) -5 (-9) -4 (-6) -1 (-1) +1 (+1) -1 (-1) -1 (-1) -1 (-1) -1 (-1) -1 (-3)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +202 (+8) +146 (+6) +122 (+5) +150 (+6) +167 (+7) +61 (+2) +66 (+3) +78 (+3) +97 (+4) +158 (+6) +282 (+11) +300 (+12) +1827 (+72)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day +0h 03' +0h 02' +0h 00' -0h 01' -0h 02' -0h 03' -0h 03' -0h 02' -0h 00' +0h 01' +0h 02' +0h 03'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) +1 +1.1 +1.1 +1 +0 -0.9 -0.1 +0.8 +0.7 +0.8 +0.8 +0.9   +0.6

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