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Puerto Plata vs Pituffik/ Thule Air Base Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Puerto Plata, Dominican Republic and Pituffik/ Thule Air Base, Greenland is approximately 6,315 km or 3,924 mi.
  • To reach Puerto Plata in this distance one would set out from Pituffik/ Thule Air Base bearing 182° or S and follow the great circles arc to approach Puerto Plata bearing 180.5° or S .
  • Puerto Plata has a tropical rainforest climate (Af) whereas Pituffik/ Thule Air Base has a tundra climate (ET).
  • Puerto Plata is in or near the subtropical moist forest biome whereas Pituffik/ Thule Air Base is in or near the polar desert biome.
  • The annual average temperature is 36.2 °C (65.2°F) warmer.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 24.7 °C (44.5°F) less in Puerto Plata. The continentality subtype is truly hyperoceanic as opposed to truly continental.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 1802 mm (70.9 in) more which is equivalent to 1802 l/m² (44.23 US gal/ft²) or 18,020,000 l/ha (1,926,458 US gal/ac) more. About 15 1/2 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 55.6° higher in Puerto Plata than in Pituffik/ Thule Air Base.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) +46 (+83) +48 (+86) +48 (+87) +42 (+75) +32 (+57) +27 (+48) +24 (+42) +25 (+45) +30 (+55) +38 (+68) +42 (+75) +46 (+82) +37 (+67)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) +46 (+83) +47 (+85) +48 (+86) +42 (+75) +31 (+55) +25 (+45) +22 (+40) +23 (+42) +28 (+51) +36 (+65) +42 (+75) +45 (+81) +36 (+65)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) +46 (+83) +46 (+84) +47 (+84) +41 (+74) +30 (+53) +23 (+41) +21 (+38) +21 (+39) +26 (+47) +35 (+63) +41 (+74) +44 (+79) +35 (+63)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +203 (+8) +156 (+6) +130 (+5) +154 (+6) +161 (+6) +75 (+3) +62 (+2) +64 (+3) +79 (+3) +146 (+6) +273 (+11) +299 (+12) +1802 (+71)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day +10h 56' +9h 09' +1h 20' -5h 59' -11h 04' -10h 49' -10h 56' -9h 04' -1h 09' +6h 15' +11h 03' +10h 49'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) +56.7 +56.4 +56.7 +56.7 +55.3 +49.4 +54.5 +56.7 +56.6 +56.3 +56.6 +56.7   +55.6

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