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Puerto Plata vs Apia, Upolu Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Puerto Plata, Dominican Republic and Apia, Upolu, Samoa is approximately 11,673 km or 7,254 mi.
  • To reach Puerto Plata in this distance one would set out from Apia, Upolu bearing 72.9° or ENE and follow the great circles arc to approach Puerto Plata bearing 80.4° or E .
  • Both have a tropical rainforest climate (Af).
  • The average temperature is 1.4 °C (2.5°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 3.5 °C (6.3°F) more in Puerto Plata. The continentality subtype is truly hyperoceanic as opposed to extremely hyperoceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 927 mm (36.5 in) less which is equivalent to 927 l/m² (22.75 US gal/ft²) or 9,270,000 l/ha (991,025 US gal/ac) less. About 2/3 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 2.3° lower in Puerto Plata than in Apia, Upolu.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) -3 (-5) -2 (-4) -2 (-4) -1 (-2) 0 (0) +2 (+4) +2 (+4) +2 (+4) +2 (+4) 2 (+4) -1 (-2) -2 (-4) 0 (0)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -4 (-7) -4 (-7) -3 (-5) -3 (-5) -1 (-2) +1 (+1) +1 (+2) +1 (+1) +1 (+1) 0 (0) -2 (-3) -3 (-5) -1 (-2)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) -5 (-9) -6 (-11) -4 (-7) -4 (-7) -2 (-4) -1 (-2) 0 (0) -1 (-2) -1 (-2) -2 (-4) -2 (-4) -4 (-7) -3 (-5)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -246 (-10) -224 (-9) -224 (-9) -94 (-4) +8 (+0) -48 (-2) -3 (0) -1 (0) -35 (-1) -12 (0) +16 (+1) -64 (-3) -927 (-36)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -1h 46' -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 (°) -33.1 -25.5 -5 +18.1 +33.2 +33.5 +32.6 +17.9 -5 -26.1 -32.8 -33.6   -2.3

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