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Puerto Plata vs Rockwell City, Ia Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Puerto Plata, Dominican Republic and Rockwell City, Ia, Usa is approximately 3,377 km or 2,098 mi.
  • To reach Puerto Plata in this distance one would set out from Rockwell City, Ia bearing 129.6° or SE and follow the great circles arc to approach Puerto Plata bearing 142.5° or SE .
  • Puerto Plata has a tropical rainforest climate (Af) whereas Rockwell City, Ia has a hot summer continental climate with no dry season (Dfa).
  • Puerto Plata is in or near the subtropical moist forest biome whereas Rockwell City, Ia is in or near the cool temperate moist forest biome.
  • The average annual temperature is 16 °C (28.9°F) warmer.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 27.2 °C (49°F) less in Puerto Plata. The continentality subtype is truly hyperoceanic as opposed to truly continental.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 1132.1 mm (44.6 in) more which is equivalent to 1132.1 l/m² (27.78 US gal/ft²) or 11,321,000 l/ha (1,210,290 US gal/ac) more. About 2 3/7 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 21.2° higher in Puerto Plata than in Rockwell City, Ia.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) +30 (+53) +27 (+48) +21 (+37) +13 (+23) +6 (+11) +3 (+5) +1 (+2) +3 (+5) +7 (+12) +13 (+24) +21 (+38) +29 (+52) +14 (+26)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) +31 (+56) +28 (+50) +22 (+39) +15 (+27) +9 (+16) +5 (+9) +3 (+6) +5 (+9) +9 (+16) +15 (+28) +22 (+40) +29 (+52) +16 (+29)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) +33 (+59) +29 (+51) +23 (+41) +17 (+30) +11 (+21) +7 (+13) +6 (+10) +7 (+13) +11 (+20) +17 (+31) +24 (+43) +30 (+53) +18 (+32)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +193 (+8) +144 (+6) +86 (+3) +89 (+3) +65 (+3) -32 (-1) -33 (-1) -11 (0) +2 (+0) +98 (+4) +250 (+10) +283 (+11) +1132 (+45)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day +1h 37' +1h 00' +0h 10' -0h 41' -1h 26' -1h 49' -1h 39' -1h 00' -0h 09' +0h 42' +1h 27' +1h 50'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) +22.2 +22.2 +22.2 +22.2 +20.8 +14.9 +20.1 +22.2 +22.2 +22.2 +22.2 +22.2   +21.2

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