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Puerto Plata vs Niigata Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Puerto Plata, Dominican Republic and Niigata, Japan is approximately 12,896 km or 8,013 mi.
  • To reach Puerto Plata in this distance one would set out from Niigata bearing 31.1° or NNE and follow the great circles arc to approach Puerto Plata bearing 154.3° or SSE .
  • Puerto Plata has a tropical rainforest climate (Af) whereas Niigata has a humid subtropical climate (Cfa).
  • Puerto Plata is in or near the subtropical moist forest biome whereas Niigata is in or near the cool temperate wet forest biome.
  • The mean annual temperature is 11.8 °C (21.3°F) warmer.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 19.6 °C (35.3°F) less in Puerto Plata. The continentality subtype is truly hyperoceanic as opposed to subcontinental.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 147.6 mm (5.8 in) more which is equivalent to 147.6 l/m² (3.62 US gal/ft²) or 1,476,000 l/ha (157,794 US gal/ac) more. About 1 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 17.1° higher in Puerto Plata than in Niigata.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) +22 (+40) +22 (+39) +19 (+35) +14 (+24) +8 (+15) +7 (+13) +3 (+5) +1 (+1) +6 (+10) +12 (+21) +15 (+28) +20 (+36) +12 (+22)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) +21 (+38) +20 (+37) +19 (+33) +14 (+24) +9 (+16) +6 (+11) +3 (+5) +1 (+1) +5 (+9) +11 (+20) +15 (+27) +19 (+33) +12 (+21)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) +20 (+35) +19 (+33) +18 (+32) +13 (+24) +9 (+16) +5 (+9) +2 (+3) +0 (+0) +4 (+7) +10 (+18) +15 (+26) +17 (+31) +11 (+20)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +18 (+1) +33 (+1) +31 (+1) +68 (+3) +70 (+3) -35 (-1) -104 (-4) -46 (-2) -60 (-2) -1 (0) +86 (+3) +88 (+3) +148 (+6)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day +1h 15' +0h 46' +0h 08' -0h 32' -1h 06' -1h 24' -1h 16' -0h 46' -0h 07' +0h 33' +1h 07' +1h 24'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) +18.3 +18.3 +18.4 +18.3 +16.9 +10.8 +15.9 +17.9 +17.9 +17.9 +18 +18.1   +17.1

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