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Puerto Plata vs Molesworth Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Puerto Plata, Dominican Republic and Molesworth, New Zealand is approximately 13,603 km or 8,453 mi.
  • To reach Puerto Plata in this distance one would set out from Molesworth bearing 91.9° or E and follow the great circles arc to approach Puerto Plata bearing 52° or NE .
  • Puerto Plata has a tropical rainforest climate (Af) whereas Molesworth has a marine west coast climate (Cfb).
  • Puerto Plata is in or near the subtropical moist forest biome whereas Molesworth is in or near the cool temperate steppe biome.
  • The average annual temperature is 16.8 °C (30.3°F) warmer.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 7.9 °C (14.2°F) less in Puerto Plata. The continentality subtype is truly hyperoceanic as opposed to truly oceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 1264.7 mm (49.8 in) more which is equivalent to 1264.7 l/m² (31.04 US gal/ft²) or 12,647,000 l/ha (1,352,048 US gal/ac) more. About 3 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 21.9° higher in Puerto Plata than in Molesworth.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) +9 (+16) +9 (+15) +11 (+20) +16 (+28) +20 (+35) +24 (+43) +25 (+46) +24 (+43) +21 (+37) +18 (+33) +15 (+27) +11 (+20) +17 (+30)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +154 (+6) +122 (+5) +89 (+3) +98 (+4) +107 (+4) +29 (+1) +16 (+1) +33 (+1) +49 (+2) +95 (+4) +229 (+9) +243 (+10) +1265 (+50)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -3h 44' -2h 19' -0h 25' +1h 36' +3h 18' +4h 11' +3h 47' +2h 19' +0h 21' -1h 39' -3h 21' -4h 11'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -17.4 +1.2 +22.8 +46 +61.3 +61.8 +61 +46.5 +23.6 +0.8 -17.5 -24.6   +21.9

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