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Puerto Plata vs Samana Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Puerto Plata, Dominican Republic and Samana, Dominican Republic is approximately 143 km or 89 mi.
  • To reach Puerto Plata in this distance one would set out from Samana bearing 295.6° or WNW and follow the great circles arc to approach Puerto Plata bearing 295.2° or WNW .
  • Both have a tropical rainforest climate (Af).
  • The annual mean temperature is 1.2 °C (2.1°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 0.8 °C (1.4°F) more in Puerto Plata. The continentality subtype is truly hyperoceanic for both.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 285.9 mm (11.3 in) less which is equivalent to 285.9 l/m² (7.02 US gal/ft²) or 2,859,000 l/ha (305,646 US gal/ac) less. About 7/8 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 0.4° lower in Puerto Plata than in Samana.

Climate Comparison Table

The table shows values for Puerto Plata relative to Samana. You can also view this comparison the other way around from the perspective of Samana 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) -3 (-5) -2 (-4) -2 (-3) -3 (-5) -2 (-3) -2 (-3) -2 (-3) -2 (-3) -1 (-2) -2 (-3) -2 (-3) -2 (-3)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -1 (-2) -2 (-3) -2 (-3) -1 (-2) -2 (-3) -1 (-2) -1 (-2) -1 (-2) -1 (-2) -1 (-1) -1 (-1) -1 (-2) -1 (-2)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) 0 (0) -1 (-2) -1 (-2) -1 (-1) -1 (-1) -1 (-1) 0 (0) 0 (0) -1 (-1) 0 (0) +0 (+1) -1 (-1) 0 (-1)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +63 (+2) +53 (+2) +17 (+1) +18 (+1) -64 (-3) -70 (-3) -107 (-4) -141 (-6) -96 (-4) -89 (-4) +26 (+1) +104 (+4) -286 (-11)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -0h 01' -0h 01' -0h 00' +0h 00' +0h 01' +0h 02' +0h 01' +0h 01' +0h 00' -0h 00' -0h 01' -0h 02'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -0.5 -0.5 -0.5 -0.6 +0.4 +0.6 +0.3 -0.5 -0.6 -0.5 -0.6 -0.6   -0.4

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