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Puerto Plata vs Orkney Islands Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Puerto Plata, Dominican Republic and Orkney Islands, Uk is approximately 6,861 km or 4,263 mi.
  • To reach Puerto Plata in this distance one would set out from Orkney Islands bearing 261.4° or W and follow the great circles arc to approach Puerto Plata bearing 212.8° or SSW .
  • Puerto Plata has a tropical rainforest climate (Af) whereas Orkney Islands has a marine west coast climate (Cfb).
  • The mean temperature is 16.9 °C (30.5°F) warmer.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 4.5 °C (8.1°F) less in Puerto Plata. The continentality subtype is truly hyperoceanic as opposed to barely hyperoceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 978 mm (38.5 in) more which is equivalent to 978 l/m² (24 US gal/ft²) or 9,780,000 l/ha (1,045,547 US gal/ac) more. About 2 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 38.1° higher in Puerto Plata than in Orkney Islands.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) +21 (+38) +21 (+38) +21 (+38) +20 (+36) +17 (+31) +17 (+31) +15 (+27) +15 (+27) +17 (+31) +20 (+36) +21 (+38) +21 (+38) +19 (+34)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) +19 (+34) +19 (+33) +19 (+33) +18 (+32) +16 (+29) +16 (+28) +14 (+25) +14 (+25) +15 (+27) +18 (+32) +19 (+33) +19 (+33) +17 (+30)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) +17 (+31) +16 (+29) +16 (+29) +16 (+29) +15 (+27) +14 (+25) +13 (+23) +13 (+23) +13 (+23) +15 (+27) +16 (+29) +16 (+29) +15 (+27)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +104 (+4) +83 (+3) +69 (+3) +109 (+4) +122 (+5) +36 (+1) +7 (+0) +13 (+1) +19 (+1) +45 (+2) +176 (+7) +195 (+8) +978 (+39)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day +4h 12' +2h 28' +0h 26' -1h 41' -3h 39' -4h 49' -4h 17' -2h 28' -0h 22' +1h 44' +3h 42' +4h 49'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) +39.2 +39.1 +39.2 +39.2 +37.8 +31.8 +36.9 +39.1 +39 +38.9 +39 +39.1   +38.1

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