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Puerto Plata vs Parakou Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Puerto Plata, Dominican Republic and Parakou, Benin is approximately 7,907 km or 4,913 mi.
  • To reach Puerto Plata in this distance one would set out from Parakou bearing 287.8° or WNW and follow the great circles arc to approach Puerto Plata bearing 266.6° or W .
  • Puerto Plata has a tropical rainforest climate (Af) whereas Parakou has a tropical wet and dry/ savanna climate with dry winters (Aw).
  • Puerto Plata is in or near the subtropical moist forest biome whereas Parakou is in or near the tropical dry forest biome.
  • The annual average temperature is 1.7 °C (3°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 0.4 °C (0.7°F) less in Puerto Plata. The continentality subtype is truly hyperoceanic for both.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 777 mm (30.6 in) more which is equivalent to 777 l/m² (19.07 US gal/ft²) or 7,770,000 l/ha (830,665 US gal/ac) more. About 1 2/3 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 4.5° lower in Puerto Plata than in Parakou.

Climate Comparison Table

The table shows values for Puerto Plata relative to Parakou. You can also view this comparison the other way around from the perspective of Parakou 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) -9 (-16) -8 (-15) -6 (-11) -4 (-7) +0 (+1) +2 (+3) +2 (+4) +2 (+3) +-1 (-1) -5 (-8) -6 (-10) -3 (-6)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -4 (-6) -6 (-11) -6 (-11) -5 (-8) -3 (-5) +0 (+1) +2 (+3) +2 (+4) +2 (+3) +0 (+1) -2 (-3) -3 (-5) -2 (-3)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) +0 (+0) -3 (-6) -4 (-7) -3 (-6) -1 (-2) +1 (+1) +2 (+4) +2 (+4) +2 (+3) +1 (+2) +1 (+2) +1 (+1) 0 (0)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +205 (+8) +153 (+6) +95 (+4) +75 (+3) +37 (+1) -90 (-4) -112 (-4) -121 (-5) -109 (-4) +67 (+3) +277 (+11) +300 (+12) +777 (+31)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -0h 34' -0h 21' -0h 03' +0h 14' +0h 30' +0h 38' +0h 34' +0h 21' +0h 03' -0h 15' -0h 30' -0h 38'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -10.3 -10.2 -10.2 -5.2 +10 +10.4 +9.6 -5 -10.4 -10.3 -10.4 -10.4   -4.5

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