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Puerto Plata vs Philadelphia, Pennsylvania Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Puerto Plata, Dominican Republic and Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, Usa is approximately 2,283 km or 1,419 mi.
  • To reach Puerto Plata in this distance one would set out from Philadelphia, Pennsylvania bearing 167.3° or SSE and follow the great circles arc to approach Puerto Plata bearing 169.7° or S .
  • Puerto Plata has a tropical rainforest climate (Af) whereas Philadelphia, Pennsylvania has a humid subtropical climate (Cfa).
  • Puerto Plata is in or near the subtropical moist forest biome whereas Philadelphia, Pennsylvania is in or near the warm temperate moist forest biome.
  • The average temperature is 12.6 °C (22.8°F) warmer.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 21.2 °C (38.2°F) less in Puerto Plata. The continentality subtype is truly hyperoceanic as opposed to subcontinental.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 874.2 mm (34.4 in) more which is equivalent to 874.2 l/m² (21.45 US gal/ft²) or 8,742,000 l/ha (934,578 US gal/ac) more. About 1 5/6 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 19.1° higher in Puerto Plata than in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) +24 (+43) +22 (+40) +17 (+31) +12 (+22) +6 (+11) +3 (+6) +1 (+2) +2 (+3) +6 (+10) +12 (+21) +16 (+29) +22 (+39) +12 (+21)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) +24 (+43) +22 (+39) +18 (+32) +13 (+24) +8 (+14) +4 (+8) +2 (+4) +3 (+5) +6 (+12) +13 (+23) +17 (+31) +21 (+39) +13 (+23)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) +24 (+43) +22 (+40) +18 (+33) +14 (+26) +10 (+17) +5 (+10) +3 (+6) +4 (+7) +7 (+13) +14 (+25) +18 (+32) +21 (+38) +13 (+24)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +128 (+5) +91 (+4) +46 (+2) +68 (+3) +73 (+3) -13 (-1) -31 (-1) -9 (0) +10 (+0) +92 (+4) +198 (+8) +221 (+9) +874 (+34)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day +1h 25' +0h 52' +0h 09' -0h 36' -1h 15' -1h 36' -1h 27' -0h 52' -0h 08' +0h 37' +1h 16' +1h 36'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) +20.1 +20.1 +20.1 +20.1 +18.7 +12.7 +17.9 +20.1 +20.1 +20 +20 +20.1   +19.1

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