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Puerto Plata vs Penang/ Bayan Lepas Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Puerto Plata, Dominican Republic and Penang/ Bayan Lepas, Malaysia is approximately 17,054 km or 10,598 mi.
  • To reach Puerto Plata in this distance one would set out from Penang/ Bayan Lepas bearing 340.4° or NNW and follow the great circles arc to approach Puerto Plata bearing 200.8° or SSW .
  • Both have a tropical rainforest climate (Af).
  • The annual mean temperature is 2 °C (3.6°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 3.2 °C (5.8°F) more in Puerto Plata. The continentality subtype is truly hyperoceanic as opposed to extremely hyperoceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 481.6 mm (19 in) less which is equivalent to 481.6 l/m² (11.82 US gal/ft²) or 4,816,000 l/ha (514,862 US gal/ac) less. About 4/5 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 5.2° lower in Puerto Plata than in Penang/ Bayan Lepas.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -4 (-7) -5 (-9) -4 (-7) -3 (-6) -3 (-5) -1 (-1) +0 (+0) +0 (+0) 0 (0) +0 (+0) -2 (-3) -3 (-6) -2 (-4)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +140 (+6) +90 (+4) -12 (0) -61 (-2) -35 (-1) -96 (-4) -114 (-4) -154 (-6) -259 (-10) -225 (-9) +51 (+2) +194 (+8) -482 (-19)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -0h 46' -0h 29' -0h 05' +0h 20' +0h 41' +0h 52' +0h 47' +0h 29' +0h 04' -0h 20' -0h 42' -0h 52'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -14.2 -14.1 -14 -1.3 +14 +14.4 +13.7 -0.9 -14.4 -14.4 -14.5 -14.5   -5.2

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