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Puerto Plata vs Midway Island Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Puerto Plata, Dominican Republic and Midway Island, Hawaii is approximately 10,519 km or 6,537 mi.
  • To reach Puerto Plata in this distance one would set out from Midway Island bearing 64.7° or ENE and follow the great circles arc to approach Puerto Plata bearing 122.2° or ESE .
  • Puerto Plata has a tropical rainforest climate (Af) whereas Midway Island has a tropical wet and dry/ savanna climate with dry winters (Aw).
  • The average temperature is 3 °C (5.5°F) warmer.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 3.5 °C (6.3°F) less in Puerto Plata. The continentality subtype is truly hyperoceanic as opposed to barely hyperoceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 822 mm (32.4 in) more which is equivalent to 822 l/m² (20.17 US gal/ft²) or 8,220,000 l/ha (878,773 US gal/ac) more. About 1 3/4 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 7.4° higher in Puerto Plata than in Midway Island.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) +5 (+9) +5 (+9) +6 (+11) +6 (+11) +3 (+5) +3 (+5) +2 (+4) +1 (+2) +1 (+2) +4 (+7) +4 (+7) +6 (+11) +4 (+7)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) +4 (+7) +5 (+8) +5 (+8) +5 (+8) +3 (+5) +3 (+5) +2 (+4) +1 (+2) +1 (+1) +3 (+5) +3 (+5) +5 (+8) +3 (+5)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) +3 (+5) +3 (+5) +3 (+5) +4 (+7) +3 (+5) +1 (+2) +1 (+2) +1 (+2) 0 (0) +2 (+4) +3 (+5) +3 (+5) +2 (+4)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +102 (+4) +68 (+3) +27 (+1) +30 (+1) +77 (+3) -4 (0) -1 (0) -1 (0) -30 (-1) +26 (+1) +240 (+9) +288 (+11) +822 (+32)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day +0h 31' +0h 19' +0h 03' -0h 13' -0h 27' -0h 35' -0h 32' -0h 19' -0h 03' +0h 13' +0h 28' +0h 35'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) +8.4 +8.3 +8.3 +8.3 +7 +1.1 +6.4 +8.6 +8.5 +8.5 +8.5 +8.4   +7.4

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