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Puerto Plata vs Riga Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Puerto Plata, Dominican Republic and Riga, Latvia is approximately 8,446 km or 5,248 mi.
  • To reach Puerto Plata in this distance one would set out from Riga bearing 284.7° or WNW and follow the great circles arc to approach Puerto Plata bearing 214.1° or SW .
  • Puerto Plata has a tropical rainforest climate (Af) whereas Riga has a warm summer continental/ hemiboreal climate with no dry season (Dfb).
  • Puerto Plata is in or near the subtropical moist forest biome whereas Riga is in or near the cool temperate moist forest biome.
  • The mean annual temperature is 18.8 °C (33.9°F) warmer.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 17.1 °C (30.8°F) less in Puerto Plata. The continentality subtype is truly hyperoceanic as opposed to subcontinental.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 1290 mm (50.8 in) more which is equivalent to 1290 l/m² (31.66 US gal/ft²) or 12,900,000 l/ha (1,379,096 US gal/ac) more. About 3 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 36.1° higher in Puerto Plata than in Riga.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) +29 (+52) +29 (+52) +26 (+47) +20 (+36) +13 (+23) +12 (+22) +9 (+16) +10 (+18) +15 (+27) +21 (+38) +25 (+45) +28 (+50) +20 (+36)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) +28 (+50) +27 (+48) +24 (+43) +19 (+35) +14 (+24) +11 (+20) +10 (+18) +11 (+19) +15 (+26) +19 (+34) +23 (+41) +26 (+46) +19 (+34)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) +27 (+49) +26 (+47) +24 (+43) +19 (+34) +16 (+29) +13 (+23) +11 (+20) +12 (+22) +14 (+25) +19 (+34) +22 (+40) +24 (+43) +19 (+34)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +176 (+7) +137 (+5) +103 (+4) +121 (+5) +125 (+5) +21 (+1) -1 (0) +9 (+0) +21 (+1) +98 (+4) +222 (+9) +258 (+10) +1290 (+51)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day +3h 44' +2h 13' +0h 23' -1h 31' -3h 15' -4h 16' -3h 48' -2h 13' -0h 20' +1h 34' +3h 18' +4h 16'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) +37.2 +37.2 +37.2 +37.2 +35.8 +29.8 +34.9 +37 +37 +36.9 +37 +37.1   +36.1

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