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Puerto Plata vs Nome, Alaska Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Puerto Plata, Dominican Republic and Nome, Alaska, Usa is approximately 8,262 km or 5,134 mi.
  • To reach Puerto Plata in this distance one would set out from Nome, Alaska bearing 76.9° or ENE and follow the great circles arc to approach Puerto Plata bearing 153.6° or SSE .
  • Puerto Plata has a tropical rainforest climate (Af) whereas Nome, Alaska has a boreal subarctic climate with no dry season (Dfc).
  • Puerto Plata is in or near the subtropical moist forest biome whereas Nome, Alaska is in or near the subpolar wet tundra biome.
  • The mean annual temperature is 28.2 °C (50.8°F) warmer.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 21.9 °C (39.4°F) less in Puerto Plata. The continentality subtype is truly hyperoceanic as opposed to subcontinental.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 1548.2 mm (61 in) more which is equivalent to 1548.2 l/m² (38 US gal/ft²) or 15,482,000 l/ha (1,655,129 US gal/ac) more. About 5 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 43.6° higher in Puerto Plata than in Nome, Alaska.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) +37 (+66) +38 (+68) +36 (+65) +33 (+59) +23 (+42) +19 (+35) +17 (+30) +18 (+32) +22 (+39) +30 (+54) +34 (+62) +37 (+67) +29 (+52)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) +37 (+66) +38 (+69) +37 (+66) +33 (+59) +23 (+41) +19 (+34) +16 (+29) +17 (+30) +21 (+37) +29 (+52) +34 (+61) +37 (+67) +28 (+51)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) +37 (+67) +38 (+69) +37 (+66) +32 (+58) +23 (+41) +18 (+33) +16 (+28) +16 (+29) +20 (+35) +27 (+49) +34 (+60) +37 (+67) +28 (+50)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +189 (+7) +147 (+6) +120 (+5) +143 (+6) +152 (+6) +54 (+2) +23 (+1) +19 (+1) +35 (+1) +124 (+5) +257 (+10) +286 (+11) +1548 (+61)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day +6h 06' +3h 23' +0h 35' -2h 16' -5h 10' -7h 16' -6h 14' -3h 23' -0h 30' +2h 21' +5h 15' +7h 16'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) +44.5 +44.5 +44.6 +44.6 +43.3 +37.4 +42.6 +44.8 +44.7 +44.6 +44.6 +44.5   +43.6

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