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Puerto Plata vs Palmerston N Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Puerto Plata, Dominican Republic and Palmerston N, New Zealand is approximately 13,407 km or 8,331 mi.
  • To reach Puerto Plata in this distance one would set out from Palmerston N bearing 89.2° or E and follow the great circles arc to approach Puerto Plata bearing 54.1° or NE .
  • Puerto Plata has a tropical rainforest climate (Af) whereas Palmerston N has a marine west coast climate (Cfb).
  • Puerto Plata is in or near the subtropical moist forest biome whereas Palmerston N is in or near the warm temperate thorn steppe biome.
  • The mean temperature is 11.7 °C (21.1°F) warmer.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 5.2 °C (9.4°F) less in Puerto Plata. The continentality subtype is truly hyperoceanic as opposed to barely hyperoceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 966.4 mm (38 in) more which is equivalent to 966.4 l/m² (23.72 US gal/ft²) or 9,664,000 l/ha (1,033,146 US gal/ac) more. About 2 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 20.2° higher in Puerto Plata than in Palmerston N.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) +5 (+9) +5 (+8) +7 (+12) +10 (+19) +14 (+25) +17 (+31) +19 (+34) +18 (+32) +16 (+28) +14 (+25) +11 (+19) +7 (+13) +12 (+21)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +138 (+5) +100 (+4) +56 (+2) +94 (+4) +79 (+3) -5 (0) -20 (-1) +4 (+0) +17 (+1) +76 (+3) +215 (+8) +214 (+8) +966 (+38)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -3h 34' -2h 13' -0h 24' +1h 31' +3h 09' +3h 59' +3h 37' +2h 13' +0h 21' -1h 35' -3h 12' -3h 59'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -19.1 -0.5 +21.1 +44.3 +59.5 +60 +59.2 +44.7 +21.9 -0.9 -19.2 -26.3   +20.2

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