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Puerto Plata vs Salima Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Puerto Plata, Dominican Republic and Salima, Malawi is approximately 12,076 km or 7,504 mi.
  • To reach Puerto Plata in this distance one would set out from Salima bearing 286.5° or WNW and follow the great circles arc to approach Puerto Plata bearing 278.4° or W .
  • Puerto Plata has a tropical rainforest climate (Af) whereas Salima has a tropical wet and dry/ savanna climate with dry winters (Aw).
  • The mean annual temperature is 1 °C (1.9°F) warmer.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 1.7 °C (3.1°F) less in Puerto Plata. The continentality subtype is truly hyperoceanic for both.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 659.5 mm (26 in) more which is equivalent to 659.5 l/m² (16.19 US gal/ft²) or 6,595,000 l/ha (705,049 US gal/ac) more. About 1 1/2 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 2.3° lower in Puerto Plata than in Salima.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) -2 (-4) -2 (-4) -2 (-3) 0 (+0) +1 (+2) +5 (+9) +5 (+9) +3 (+6) +0 (+1) +-2 (-3) -3 (-6) -2 (-4) +0 (+0)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -2 (-3) -2 (-4) -2 (-3) 0 (-1) +3 (+5) +6 (+10) +6 (+11) +5 (+9) +2 (+4) +0 (+0) -2 (-3) -2 (-4) +1 (+2)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) -2 (-4) -3 (-6) -2 (-4) -1 (-1) +3 (+6) +6 (+11) +7 (+13) +6 (+11) +3 (+6) +1 (+1) -1 (-2) -3 (-6) +1 (+2)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -130 (-5) -104 (-4) -120 (-5) +68 (+3) +157 (+6) +80 (+3) +78 (+3) +88 (+3) +97 (+4) +152 (+6) +239 (+9) +57 (+2) +660 (+26)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -1h 45' -1h 06' -0h 12' +0h 45' +1h 34' +1h 58' +1h 47' +1h 06' +0h 10' -0h 47' -1h 35' -1h 58'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -32.9 -25.7 -5.3 +17.8 +33.1 +33.5 +32.6 +18 -4.8 -26 -32.9 -33.5   -2.3

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