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Puerto Plata vs Ruakura Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Puerto Plata, Dominican Republic and Ruakura, New Zealand is approximately 13,426 km or 8,343 mi.
  • To reach Puerto Plata in this distance one would set out from Ruakura bearing 87.9° or E and follow the great circles arc to approach Puerto Plata bearing 57.1° or ENE .
  • Puerto Plata has a tropical rainforest climate (Af) whereas Ruakura has a marine west coast climate (Cfb).
  • Puerto Plata is in or near the subtropical moist forest biome whereas Ruakura is in or near the warm temperate dry forest biome.
  • The mean temperature is 11.4 °C (20.6°F) warmer.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 5.4 °C (9.7°F) less in Puerto Plata. The continentality subtype is truly hyperoceanic as opposed to barely hyperoceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 728.1 mm (28.7 in) more which is equivalent to 728.1 l/m² (17.87 US gal/ft²) or 7,281,000 l/ha (778,387 US gal/ac) more. About 1 3/5 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 17.7° higher in Puerto Plata than in Ruakura.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) +5 (+9) +4 (+7) +6 (+11) +10 (+18) +14 (+24) +17 (+31) +18 (+33) +17 (+31) +15 (+27) +13 (+24) +10 (+18) +7 (+12) +11 (+21)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +122 (+5) +86 (+3) +45 (+2) +69 (+3) +62 (+2) -39 (-2) -45 (-2) -29 (-1) -6 (0) +63 (+2) +192 (+8) +208 (+8) +728 (+29)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -3h 20' -2h 04' -0h 22' +1h 26' +2h 57' +3h 44' +3h 23' +2h 05' +0h 19' -1h 29' -3h 00' -3h 44'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -21.6 -3 +18.5 +41.7 +57 +57.5 +56.7 +42.2 +19.3 -3.4 -21.7 -28.9   +17.7

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