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Puerto Plata vs Murmansk Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Puerto Plata, Dominican Republic and Murmansk, Russia is approximately 8,490 km or 5,276 mi.
  • To reach Puerto Plata in this distance one would set out from Murmansk bearing 289.7° or WNW and follow the great circles arc to approach Puerto Plata bearing 201° or SSW .
  • Puerto Plata has a tropical rainforest climate (Af) whereas Murmansk has a boreal subarctic climate with no dry season (Dfc).
  • Puerto Plata is in or near the subtropical moist forest biome whereas Murmansk is in or near the subpolar wet tundra biome.
  • The mean temperature is 25.1 °C (45.2°F) warmer.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 19.4 °C (34.9°F) less in Puerto Plata. The continentality subtype is truly hyperoceanic as opposed to subcontinental.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 1434.8 mm (56.5 in) more which is equivalent to 1434.8 l/m² (35.21 US gal/ft²) or 14,348,000 l/ha (1,533,896 US gal/ac) more. About 4 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 48° higher in Puerto Plata than in Murmansk.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) +34 (+61) +34 (+61) +32 (+58) +27 (+49) +21 (+38) +18 (+32) +14 (+25) +16 (+29) +21 (+38) +28 (+50) +31 (+56) +34 (+61) +26 (+47)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) +34 (+62) +33 (+60) +30 (+54) +26 (+47) +21 (+39) +17 (+31) +14 (+26) +16 (+29) +20 (+36) +26 (+46) +30 (+54) +33 (+59) +25 (+45)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) +32 (+58) +32 (+58) +30 (+54) +25 (+45) +21 (+38) +17 (+31) +14 (+25) +15 (+27) +18 (+32) +24 (+43) +28 (+50) +30 (+54) +24 (+43)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +179 (+7) +140 (+6) +115 (+5) +140 (+6) +138 (+5) +28 (+1) +17 (+1) +9 (+0) +44 (+2) +115 (+5) +242 (+10) +270 (+11) +1435 (+56)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day +9h 33' +4h 32' +0h 46' -2h 59' -7h 48' -10h 49' -9h 46' -4h 34' -0h 39' +3h 06' +7h 58' +10h 49'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) +48.9 +49.1 +49.2 +49.2 +47.8 +41.8 +46.9 +49.1 +49 +48.8 +48.7 +49.1   +48

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