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Puerto Plata vs Port Hedland Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Puerto Plata, Dominican Republic and Port Hedland, Australia is approximately 19,054 km or 11,840 mi.
  • To reach Puerto Plata in this distance one would set out from Port Hedland bearing 92.5° or E and follow the great circles arc to approach Puerto Plata bearing 84.3° or E .
  • Puerto Plata has a tropical rainforest climate (Af) whereas Port Hedland has a subtropical hot desert climate (BWh).
  • Puerto Plata is in or near the subtropical moist forest biome whereas Port Hedland is in or near the tropical thorn woodland biome.
  • The mean temperature is 1.2 °C (2.2°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 6.9 °C (12.4°F) less in Puerto Plata. The continentality subtype is truly hyperoceanic as opposed to truly oceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 1610.1 mm (63.4 in) more which is equivalent to 1610.1 l/m² (39.52 US gal/ft²) or 16,101,000 l/ha (1,721,304 US gal/ac) more. About 6 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 1.3° higher in Puerto Plata than in Port Hedland.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) -9 (-17) -9 (-17) -9 (-15) -6 (-11) +-2 (-3) +3 (+6) +4 (+7) +2 (+4) +-1 (-2) +-4 (-7) -7 (-13) -9 (-16) -4 (-7)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -8 (-14) -8 (-15) -7 (-13) -4 (-6) +1 (+2) +6 (+10) +7 (+13) +6 (+11) +3 (+5) +0 (+0) -4 (-7) -7 (-12) -1 (-2)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) -7 (-12) -7 (-13) -6 (-10) -1 (-2) +4 (+7) +8 (+14) +11 (+20) +10 (+18) +7 (+12) +4 (+7) 0 (-1) -5 (-9) +1 (+3)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +145 (+6) +62 (+2) +86 (+3) +136 (+5) +142 (+6) +62 (+2) +70 (+3) +83 (+3) +96 (+4) +157 (+6) +281 (+11) +290 (+11) +1610 (+63)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -2h 08' -1h 20' -0h 14' +0h 55' +1h 53' +2h 23' +2h 10' +1h 20' +0h 12' -0h 57' -1h 55' -2h 23'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -36.9 -20 +1.2 +24.4 +39.6 +40.1 +39.3 +24.7 +1.9 -20.4 -36.5 -40.1   +1.3

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