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Puerto Plata vs Melilla Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Puerto Plata, Dominican Republic and Melilla, Spain is approximately 6,760 km or 4,200 mi.
  • To reach Puerto Plata in this distance one would set out from Melilla bearing 274.5° or W and follow the great circles arc to approach Puerto Plata bearing 239.8° or WSW .
  • Puerto Plata has a tropical rainforest climate (Af) whereas Melilla has a subtropical hot steppe climate (BSh).
  • The annual mean temperature is 6.5 °C (11.8°F) warmer.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 7.4 °C (13.3°F) less in Puerto Plata. The continentality subtype is truly hyperoceanic as opposed to truly oceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 1558.1 mm (61.3 in) more which is equivalent to 1558.1 l/m² (38.24 US gal/ft²) or 15,581,000 l/ha (1,665,712 US gal/ac) more. About 5 1/4 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 14.5° higher in Puerto Plata than in Melilla.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) +10 (+17) +9 (+16) +9 (+16) +8 (+15) +7 (+12) +5 (+9) +3 (+5) +2 (+3) +3 (+5) +6 (+12) +8 (+15) +9 (+17) +7 (+12)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +160 (+6) +104 (+4) +96 (+4) +113 (+4) +133 (+5) +76 (+3) +77 (+3) +86 (+3) +90 (+4) +127 (+5) +242 (+10) +255 (+10) +1558 (+61)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day +1h 02' +0h 38' +0h 07' -0h 26' -0h 55' -1h 09' -1h 03' -0h 38' -0h 06' +0h 27' +0h 55' +1h 09'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) +15.6 +15.6 +15.6 +15.5 +14.2 +8.1 +13.3 +15.4 +15.4 +15.4 +15.4 +15.5   +14.5

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