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Puerto Plata vs Nuwara Eliya Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Puerto Plata, Dominican Republic and Nuwara Eliya, Sri Lanka is approximately 15,693 km or 9,752 mi.
  • To reach Puerto Plata in this distance one would set out from Nuwara Eliya bearing 314° or NW and follow the great circles arc to approach Puerto Plata bearing 229.4° or SW .
  • Puerto Plata has a tropical rainforest climate (Af) whereas Nuwara Eliya has a subtropical highland climate with no dry season (Cfb).
  • Puerto Plata is in or near the subtropical moist forest biome whereas Nuwara Eliya is in or near the subtropical wet forest biome.
  • The annual average temperature is 9.2 °C (16.5°F) warmer.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 2.1 °C (3.8°F) more in Puerto Plata. The continentality subtype is truly hyperoceanic as opposed to extremely hyperoceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 22 mm (0.9 in) more which is equivalent to 22 l/m² (0.54 US gal/ft²) or 220,000 l/ha (23,519 US gal/ac) more. About 1 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 5° lower in Puerto Plata than in Nuwara Eliya.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) +7 (+13) +6 (+10) +6 (+10) +6 (+11) +8 (+14) +12 (+22) +13 (+23) +12 (+22) +12 (+21) +11 (+20) +9 (+17) +9 (+15) +9 (+16)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) +8 (+15) +7 (+13) +7 (+13) +7 (+13) +8 (+14) +10 (+19) +11 (+20) +11 (+20) +11 (+19) +11 (+19) +9 (+17) +8 (+15) +9 (+17)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) +10 (+17) +9 (+15) +9 (+16) +9 (+15) +8 (+15) +9 (+16) +10 (+18) +10 (+19) +10 (+17) +10 (+18) +10 (+17) +8 (+14) +9 (+17)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +102 (+4) +87 (+3) +63 (+2) +9 (+0) -10 (0) -94 (-4) -96 (-4) -71 (-3) -79 (-3) -70 (-3) +68 (+3) +113 (+4) +22 (+1)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -0h 41' -0h 26' -0h 04' +0h 17' +0h 36' +0h 46' +0h 42' +0h 26' +0h 04' -0h 18' -0h 37' -0h 46'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -12.6 -12.4 -12.4 -2.9 +12.3 +12.8 +12 -2.6 -12.8 -12.7 -12.8 -12.8   -5

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