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Puerto Plata vs Pretoria Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Puerto Plata, Dominican Republic and Pretoria, South Africa is approximately 11,786 km or 7,324 mi.
  • To reach Puerto Plata in this distance one would set out from Pretoria bearing 284.6° or WNW and follow the great circles arc to approach Puerto Plata bearing 292.2° or WNW .
  • Puerto Plata has a tropical rainforest climate (Af) whereas Pretoria has a mid-latitude cool steppe climate (BSk).
  • Puerto Plata is in or near the subtropical moist forest biome whereas Pretoria is in or near the subtropical dry forest biome.
  • The mean annual temperature is 7.7 °C (13.9°F) warmer.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 6 °C (10.8°F) less in Puerto Plata. The continentality subtype is truly hyperoceanic as opposed to barely hyperoceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 1409 mm (55.5 in) more which is equivalent to 1409 l/m² (34.58 US gal/ft²) or 14,090,000 l/ha (1,506,315 US gal/ac) more. About 3 5/7 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 5.8° higher in Puerto Plata than in Pretoria.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) +0 (0) +0 (0) +2 (+4) +5 (+9) +8 (+14) +12 (+22) +12 (+22) +9 (+16) +6 (+11) +4 (+7) +2 (+4) +0 (0) +5 (+9)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) +2 (+3) +1 (+2) +4 (+6) +8 (+14) +12 (+22) +16 (+28) +16 (+29) +13 (+23) +10 (+17) +7 (+12) +5 (+8) +2 (+4) +8 (+14)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) +3 (+5) +2 (+4) +5 (+9) +10 (+18) +16 (+29) +19 (+34) +20 (+36) +17 (+31) +13 (+23) +9 (+16) +7 (+13) +4 (+7) +10 (+19)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +74 (+3) +86 (+3) +55 (+2) +106 (+4) +155 (+6) +75 (+3) +75 (+3) +83 (+3) +77 (+3) +151 (+6) +273 (+11) +199 (+8) +1409 (+55)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -2h 27' -1h 32' -0h 16' +1h 03' +2h 11' +2h 45' +2h 30' +1h 32' +0h 14' -1h 06' -2h 12' -2h 45'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -33.2 -14.7 +6.7 +29.8 +45 +45.5 +44.6 +30 +7.1 -15.4 -33.2 -40.8   +5.8

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