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Puerto Plata vs Salalah, Dhofar Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Puerto Plata, Dominican Republic and Salalah, Dhofar, Oman is approximately 12,717 km or 7,903 mi.
  • To reach Puerto Plata in this distance one would set out from Salalah, Dhofar bearing 301.8° or WNW and follow the great circles arc to approach Puerto Plata bearing 239.7° or WSW .
  • Puerto Plata has a tropical rainforest climate (Af) whereas Salalah, Dhofar has a subtropical hot desert climate (BWh).
  • Puerto Plata is in or near the subtropical moist forest biome whereas Salalah, Dhofar is in or near the subtropical desert biome.
  • The mean temperature is 1 °C (1.7°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 1.6 °C (2.9°F) less in Puerto Plata. The continentality subtype is truly hyperoceanic for both.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 1795 mm (70.7 in) more which is equivalent to 1795 l/m² (44.05 US gal/ft²) or 17,950,000 l/ha (1,918,974 US gal/ac) more. About 14 5/7 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 1.6° lower in Puerto Plata than in Salalah, Dhofar.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) +-1 (-1) -1 (-2) -2 (-3) -3 (-5) -3 (-6) -1 (-1) +3 (+5) +4 (+7) +2 (+4) +1 (+1) -2 (-3) -1 (-1) 0 (-1)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) +0 (+0) -1 (-2) -2 (-4) -3 (-6) -4 (-7) -3 (-5) +1 (+1) +2 (+3) +0 (+0) +0 (+0) -1 (-2) 0 (-1) -1 (-2)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) +1 (+2) -1 (-2) -2 (-4) -3 (-6) -5 (-8) -5 (-8) -1 (-2) 0 (0) -1 (-3) +0 (+1) +1 (+1) +0 (+0) -1 (-2)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +207 (+8) +155 (+6) +128 (+5) +140 (+6) +151 (+6) +71 (+3) +53 (+2) +64 (+3) +93 (+4) +154 (+6) +273 (+11) +306 (+12) +1795 (+71)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -0h 09' -0h 05' -0h 01' +0h 03' +0h 08' +0h 10' +0h 09' +0h 05' +0h 00' -0h 04' -0h 08' -0h 10'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -2.6 -2.5 -2.5 -2.6 +2.4 +2.7 +2.1 -2.8 -2.9 -2.8 -2.8 -2.7   -1.6

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