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Puerto Plata vs Rangiora Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Puerto Plata, Dominican Republic and Rangiora, New Zealand is approximately 13,653 km or 8,484 mi.
  • To reach Puerto Plata in this distance one would set out from Rangiora bearing 93.1° or E and follow the great circles arc to approach Puerto Plata bearing 50.5° or NE .
  • Puerto Plata has a tropical rainforest climate (Af) whereas Rangiora has a marine west coast climate (Cfb).
  • Puerto Plata is in or near the subtropical moist forest biome whereas Rangiora is in or near the warm temperate thorn steppe biome.
  • The mean annual temperature is 13.5 °C (24.4°F) warmer.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 6.4 °C (11.5°F) less in Puerto Plata. The continentality subtype is truly hyperoceanic as opposed to barely hyperoceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 1261.7 mm (49.7 in) more which is equivalent to 1261.7 l/m² (30.97 US gal/ft²) or 12,617,000 l/ha (1,348,841 US gal/ac) more. About 2 8/9 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 23.2° higher in Puerto Plata than in Rangiora.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) +6 (+11) +6 (+11) +9 (+15) +12 (+22) +16 (+29) +20 (+36) +21 (+38) +20 (+36) +17 (+31) +15 (+27) +12 (+21) +8 (+14) +14 (+24)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +154 (+6) +119 (+5) +71 (+3) +103 (+4) +112 (+4) +33 (+1) +16 (+1) +27 (+1) +49 (+2) +99 (+4) +229 (+9) +250 (+10) +1262 (+50)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -3h 51' -2h 23' -0h 26' +1h 39' +3h 25' +4h 19' +3h 55' +2h 23' +0h 22' -1h 42' -3h 27' -4h 19'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -16.1 +2.5 +24 +47.2 +62.5 +63 +62.2 +47.7 +24.8 +2.1 -16.3 -23.3   +23.2

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