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Puerto Plata vs Mzuzu Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Puerto Plata, Dominican Republic and Mzuzu, Malawi is approximately 11,943 km or 7,421 mi.
  • To reach Puerto Plata in this distance one would set out from Mzuzu bearing 287.3° or WNW and follow the great circles arc to approach Puerto Plata bearing 276.2° or W .
  • Puerto Plata has a tropical rainforest climate (Af) whereas Mzuzu has a subtropical highland climate with dry winters (Cwb).
  • Puerto Plata is in or near the subtropical moist forest biome whereas Mzuzu is in or near the subtropical dry forest biome.
  • The annual average temperature is 7.4 °C (13.2°F) warmer.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 2.9 °C (5.2°F) less in Puerto Plata. The continentality subtype is truly hyperoceanic as opposed to barely hyperoceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 637.4 mm (25.1 in) more which is equivalent to 637.4 l/m² (15.64 US gal/ft²) or 6,374,000 l/ha (681,423 US gal/ac) more. About 1 1/2 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 3.2° lower in Puerto Plata than in Mzuzu.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) +2 (+3) +1 (+3) +3 (+6) +6 (+10) +7 (+12) +11 (+19) +11 (+19) +9 (+16) +6 (+11) +4 (+7) +2 (+3) +2 (+3) +5 (+9)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) +3 (+6) +3 (+5) +4 (+7) +6 (+10) +9 (+15) +13 (+23) +14 (+25) +13 (+23) +10 (+18) +7 (+13) +5 (+8) +3 (+6) +7 (+13)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) +3 (+5) +2 (+3) +3 (+5) +5 (+9) +9 (+17) +14 (+25) +17 (+30) +16 (+30) +13 (+24) +10 (+19) +7 (+12) +3 (+6) +9 (+15)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +6 (+0) -18 (-1) -90 (-4) -53 (-2) +109 (+4) +53 (+2) +48 (+2) +76 (+3) +87 (+3) +123 (+5) +187 (+7) +110 (+4) +637 (+25)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -1h 38' -1h 01' -0h 11' +0h 42' +1h 27' +1h 49' +1h 39' +1h 01' +0h 09' -0h 44' -1h 28' -1h 49'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -30.8 -26.8 -7.5 +15.5 +30.8 +31.2 +30.3 +15.7 -7.1 -27 -30.8 -31.2   -3.2

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