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Puerto Plata vs Napier, Hawkes Bay Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Puerto Plata, Dominican Republic and Napier, Hawkes Bay, New Zealand is approximately 13,294 km or 8,261 mi.
  • To reach Puerto Plata in this distance one would set out from Napier, Hawkes Bay bearing 87.9° or E and follow the great circles arc to approach Puerto Plata bearing 55° or NE .
  • Puerto Plata has a tropical rainforest climate (Af) whereas Napier, Hawkes Bay has a marine west coast climate (Cfb).
  • Puerto Plata is in or near the subtropical moist forest biome whereas Napier, Hawkes Bay is in or near the warm temperate thorn steppe biome.
  • The mean annual temperature is 10.7 °C (19.3°F) warmer.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 5.8 °C (10.4°F) less in Puerto Plata. The continentality subtype is truly hyperoceanic as opposed to barely hyperoceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 1116.3 mm (43.9 in) more which is equivalent to 1116.3 l/m² (27.4 US gal/ft²) or 11,163,000 l/ha (1,193,399 US gal/ac) more. About 2 3/8 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 19.4° higher in Puerto Plata than in Napier, Hawkes Bay.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) +4 (+7) +4 (+7) +7 (+13) +10 (+18) +13 (+23) +17 (+31) +18 (+32) +17 (+31) +15 (+27) +13 (+23) +9 (+16) +6 (+11) +11 (+20)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) +4 (+6) +3 (+6) +6 (+10) +10 (+17) +13 (+23) +17 (+30) +18 (+32) +17 (+31) +15 (+26) +12 (+22) +9 (+16) +5 (+10) +11 (+19)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) +5 (+9) +4 (+7) +6 (+11) +10 (+18) +14 (+25) +17 (+31) +19 (+34) +18 (+32) +15 (+27) +13 (+23) +10 (+18) +6 (+11) +11 (+21)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +163 (+6) +102 (+4) +46 (+2) +93 (+4) +104 (+4) -8 (0) -6 (0) +9 (+0) +31 (+1) +106 (+4) +236 (+9) +241 (+9) +1116 (+44)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -3h 29' -2h 10' -0h 23' +1h 30' +3h 05' +3h 54' +3h 32' +2h 10' +0h 20' -1h 33' -3h 08' -3h 54'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -19.9 -1.3 +20.2 +43.4 +58.7 +59.2 +58.4 +43.9 +21 -1.7 -20 -27.1   +19.4

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