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Puerto Plata vs Port Moresby Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Puerto Plata, Dominican Republic and Port Moresby, Papua New Guinea is approximately 15,803 km or 9,820 mi.
  • To reach Puerto Plata in this distance one would set out from Port Moresby bearing 69.9° or ENE and follow the great circles arc to approach Puerto Plata bearing 100.3° or E .
  • Puerto Plata has a tropical rainforest climate (Af) whereas Port Moresby has a tropical wet and dry/ savanna climate with dry winters (Aw).
  • Puerto Plata is in or near the subtropical moist forest biome whereas Port Moresby is in or near the tropical dry forest biome.
  • The mean annual temperature is 2 °C (3.5°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 2.5 °C (4.5°F) more in Puerto Plata. The continentality subtype is truly hyperoceanic as opposed to extremely hyperoceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 776 mm (30.6 in) more which is equivalent to 776 l/m² (19.04 US gal/ft²) or 7,760,000 l/ha (829,596 US gal/ac) more. About 1 2/3 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 3.8° lower in Puerto Plata than in Port Moresby.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -5 (-9) -5 (-8) -4 (-6) -3 (-5) -2 (-4) +1 (+1) +1 (+2) +1 (+2) -1 (-1) -1 (-1) -3 (-5) -5 (-8) -2 (-4)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +59 (+2) -32 (-1) -36 (-1) -13 (-1) +119 (+5) +51 (+2) +66 (+3) +51 (+2) +44 (+2) +138 (+5) +186 (+7) +143 (+6) +776 (+31)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -1h 32' -0h 57' -0h 10' +0h 39' +1h 21' +1h 42' +1h 33' +0h 57' +0h 09' -0h 41' -1h 22' -1h 42'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -28.8 -26.7 -9.6 +13.4 +28.7 +29.2 +28.4 +13.8 -9 -26.8 -28.9 -29.2   -3.8

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