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Puerto Plata vs Mcmurdo Sound Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Puerto Plata, Dominican Republic and Mcmurdo Sound, Antarctica is approximately 12,893 km or 8,012 mi.
  • To reach Puerto Plata in this distance one would set out from Mcmurdo Sound bearing 118.4° or ESE and follow the great circles arc to approach Puerto Plata bearing 11.3° or NNE .
  • Puerto Plata has a tropical rainforest climate (Af) whereas Mcmurdo Sound has a ice cap climate (EF).
  • The average annual temperature is 42.3 °C (76.2°F) warmer.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 20.1 °C (36.2°F) less in Puerto Plata. The continentality subtype is truly hyperoceanic as opposed to subcontinental.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 1713 mm (67.4 in) more which is equivalent to 1713 l/m² (42.04 US gal/ft²) or 17,130,000 l/ha (1,831,311 US gal/ac) more. About 9 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 57.6° higher in Puerto Plata than in Mcmurdo Sound.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) +26 (+46) +31 (+56) +41 (+73) +45 (+82) +48 (+87) +49 (+89) +53 (+95) +54 (+98) +52 (+94) +46 (+83) +35 (+62) +27 (+49) +42 (+76)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +193 (+8) +133 (+5) +119 (+5) +142 (+6) +147 (+6) +54 (+2) +61 (+2) +75 (+3) +87 (+3) +138 (+5) +271 (+11) +293 (+12) +1713 (+67)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -13h 03' -11h 15' -1h 46' +7h 49' +12h 55' +13h 10' +13h 03' +11h 07' +1h 31' -8h 05' -12h 56' -13h 10'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) +18.3 +36.9 +58.5 +81.4 +97 +97.6 +96.7 +81.8 +59.3 +36.4 +18.1 +11.2   +57.6

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