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Puerto Plata vs Mbala Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Puerto Plata, Dominican Republic and Mbala, Zambia is approximately 11,575 km or 7,193 mi.
  • To reach Puerto Plata in this distance one would set out from Mbala bearing 288.3° or WNW and follow the great circles arc to approach Puerto Plata bearing 274.5° or W .
  • Puerto Plata has a tropical rainforest climate (Af) whereas Mbala has a subtropical highland climate with dry winters (Cwb).
  • Puerto Plata is in or near the subtropical moist forest biome whereas Mbala is in or near the tropical dry forest biome.
  • The annual mean temperature is 6.3 °C (11.4°F) warmer.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 0.7 °C (1.3°F) more in Puerto Plata. The continentality subtype is truly hyperoceanic for both.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 686.9 mm (27 in) more which is equivalent to 686.9 l/m² (16.86 US gal/ft²) or 6,869,000 l/ha (734,342 US gal/ac) more. About 1 5/9 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 4° lower in Puerto Plata than in Mbala.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) +4 (+7) +3 (+6) +4 (+6) +4 (+8) +4 (+8) +7 (+12) +7 (+12) +5 (+10) +4 (+6) +3 (+6) +4 (+7) +5 (+8) +4 (+8)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) +5 (+8) +4 (+8) +5 (+9) +6 (+10) +7 (+12) +10 (+17) +10 (+18) +9 (+15) +6 (+11) +6 (+10) +6 (+10) +5 (+9) +6 (+12)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) +4 (+8) +3 (+6) +4 (+7) +5 (+10) +8 (+14) +11 (+20) +13 (+23) +11 (+20) +8 (+15) +7 (+12) +6 (+11) +4 (+8) +7 (+13)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -28 (-1) -48 (-2) -99 (-4) +34 (+1) +151 (+6) +80 (+3) +78 (+3) +88 (+3) +92 (+4) +138 (+5) +146 (+6) +55 (+2) +687 (+27)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -1h 30' -0h 56' -0h 10' +0h 39' +1h 20' +1h 40' +1h 31' +0h 56' +0h 08' -0h 40' -1h 21' -1h 40'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -28.2 -26.6 -10.1 +12.9 +28.2 +28.6 +27.7 +13.1 -9.6 -26.6 -28.3 -28.6   -4

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