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Puerto Plata vs Ouarzazate Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Puerto Plata, Dominican Republic and Ouarzazate, Morocco is approximately 6,433 km or 3,998 mi.
  • To reach Puerto Plata in this distance one would set out from Ouarzazate bearing 275.1° or W and follow the great circles arc to approach Puerto Plata bearing 245.2° or WSW .
  • Puerto Plata has a tropical rainforest climate (Af) whereas Ouarzazate has a subtropical hot desert climate (BWh).
  • Puerto Plata is in or near the subtropical moist forest biome whereas Ouarzazate is in or near the subtropical desert biome.
  • The average annual temperature is 6.2 °C (11.1°F) warmer.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 15.7 °C (28.3°F) less in Puerto Plata. The continentality subtype is truly hyperoceanic as opposed to semicontinental.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 1813.8 mm (71.4 in) more which is equivalent to 1813.8 l/m² (44.51 US gal/ft²) or 18,138,000 l/ha (1,939,073 US gal/ac) more. About 17 1/6 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 10.2° higher in Puerto Plata than in Ouarzazate.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) +14 (+25) +11 (+19) +9 (+16) +7 (+12) +3 (+6) +1 (+1) -3 (-5) -2 (-3) +2 (+3) +7 (+13) +11 (+20) +14 (+25) +6 (+11)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +196 (+8) +149 (+6) +127 (+5) +153 (+6) +161 (+6) +80 (+3) +77 (+3) +83 (+3) +84 (+3) +145 (+6) +264 (+10) +297 (+12) +1814 (+71)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day +0h 42' +0h 26' +0h 04' -0h 18' -0h 37' -0h 47' -0h 43' -0h 26' -0h 04' +0h 18' +0h 38' +0h 47'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) +11.2 +11.2 +11.2 +11.2 +9.8 +3.8 +9 +11.1 +11.1 +11.1 +11.1 +11.1   +10.2

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