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Puerto Plata vs Salamanca/ Matacan Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Puerto Plata, Dominican Republic and Salamanca/ Matacan, Spain is approximately 6,514 km or 4,048 mi.
  • To reach Puerto Plata in this distance one would set out from Salamanca/ Matacan bearing 269.7° or W and follow the great circles arc to approach Puerto Plata bearing 233.4° or SW .
  • Puerto Plata has a tropical rainforest climate (Af) whereas Salamanca/ Matacan has a Mediterranean warm climate (Csb).
  • Puerto Plata is in or near the subtropical moist forest biome whereas Salamanca/ Matacan is in or near the cool temperate steppe biome.
  • The average temperature is 13.4 °C (24.2°F) warmer.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 12.8 °C (23°F) less in Puerto Plata. The continentality subtype is truly hyperoceanic as opposed to truly oceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 1537.5 mm (60.5 in) more which is equivalent to 1537.5 l/m² (37.73 US gal/ft²) or 15,375,000 l/ha (1,643,690 US gal/ac) more. About 5 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 20.2° higher in Puerto Plata than in Salamanca/ Matacan.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) +19 (+35) +17 (+31) +16 (+29) +15 (+27) +12 (+21) +9 (+16) +6 (+11) +7 (+12) +9 (+16) +14 (+26) +18 (+32) +19 (+35) +13 (+24)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +173 (+7) +126 (+5) +106 (+4) +123 (+5) +128 (+5) +47 (+2) +60 (+2) +78 (+3) +65 (+3) +122 (+5) +238 (+9) +272 (+11) +1538 (+61)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day +1h 31' +0h 56' +0h 10' -0h 38' -1h 21' -1h 43' -1h 33' -0h 56' -0h 08' +0h 40' +1h 22' +1h 43'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) +21.2 +21.2 +21.3 +21.2 +19.8 +13.8 +19 +21.1 +21.1 +21 +21.1 +21.2   +20.2

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