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Puerto Plata vs Jamestown Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Puerto Plata, Dominican Republic and Jamestown, Saint Helena is approximately 8,118 km or 5,045 mi.
  • To reach Puerto Plata in this distance one would set out from Jamestown bearing 297° or WNW and follow the great circles arc to approach Puerto Plata bearing 294.5° or WNW .
  • Puerto Plata has a tropical rainforest climate (Af) whereas Jamestown has a subtropical hot desert climate (BWh).
  • The annual average temperature is 3.2 °C (5.8°F) warmer.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 0.5 °C (0.9°F) more in Puerto Plata. The continentality subtype is truly hyperoceanic for both.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 1789 mm (70.4 in) more which is equivalent to 1789 l/m² (43.91 US gal/ft²) or 17,890,000 l/ha (1,912,560 US gal/ac) more. About 14 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 1.3° lower in Puerto Plata than in Jamestown.

Climate Comparison Table

The table shows values for Puerto Plata relative to Jamestown. You can also view this comparison the other way around from the perspective of Jamestown 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) 0 (0) +2 (+4) +5 (+9) +8 (+14) +9 (+16) +9 (+16) +9 (+16) +8 (+14) +6 (+11) +4 (+7) +5 (+9)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -1 (-2) -2 (-3) -1 (-1) +1 (+1) +3 (+5) +6 (+10) +7 (+13) +7 (+13) +7 (+12) +7 (+12) +4 (+7) +2 (+3) +3 (+6)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) -2 (-4) -3 (-5) -3 (-5) -1 (-2) +2 (+4) +4 (+7) +6 (+11) +6 (+11) +5 (+9) +4 (+7) +3 (+5) 0 (0) +2 (+3)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +201 (+8) +152 (+6) +114 (+4) +150 (+6) +150 (+6) +64 (+3) +45 (+2) +78 (+3) +92 (+4) +156 (+6) +283 (+11) +304 (+12) +1789 (+70)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -1h 53' -1h 10' -0h 13' +0h 48' +1h 40' +2h 06' +1h 54' +1h 10' +0h 11' -0h 50' -1h 41' -2h 06'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -34.8 -23.9 -3.1 +20 +35.2 +35.6 +34.8 +20.2 -2.7 -24.4 -34.6 -35.7   -1.3

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