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Puerto Plata vs Sao Tome Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Puerto Plata, Dominican Republic and Sao Tome, Sao Tome And Principe is approximately 8,662 km or 5,382 mi.
  • To reach Puerto Plata in this distance one would set out from Sao Tome bearing 290.1° or WNW and follow the great circles arc to approach Puerto Plata bearing 274° or W .
  • Puerto Plata has a tropical rainforest climate (Af) whereas Sao Tome has a tropical wet and dry/ savanna climate with dry summers (As).
  • The mean annual temperature is 0.5 °C (0.8°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 0.5 °C (0.9°F) more in Puerto Plata. The continentality subtype is truly hyperoceanic for both.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 1054 mm (41.5 in) more which is equivalent to 1054 l/m² (25.87 US gal/ft²) or 10,540,000 l/ha (1,126,796 US gal/ac) more. About 2 1/5 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 5.5° lower in Puerto Plata than in Sao Tome.

Climate Comparison Table

The table shows values for Puerto Plata relative to Sao Tome. You can also view this comparison the other way around from the perspective of Sao Tome 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) -3 (-5) -3 (-5) -1 (-2) 0 (0) +3 (+5) +3 (+5) +3 (+5) +2 (+4) +2 (+4) 0 (0) -1 (-2) 0 (+0)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -5 (-9) -4 (-6) -3 (-5) -2 (-3) -1 (-2) +2 (+3) +3 (+5) +3 (+5) +2 (+3) +2 (+3) 0 (0) -3 (-5) 0 (-1)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) -4 (-7) -5 (-9) -4 (-7) -3 (-5) -2 (-4) 0 (0) +2 (+4) +2 (+4) +1 (+2) 0 (0) -1 (-2) -3 (-5) -1 (-3)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +127 (+5) +78 (+3) +2 (+0) +40 (+2) +55 (+2) +66 (+3) +78 (+3) +87 (+3) +79 (+3) +50 (+2) +183 (+7) +209 (+8) +1054 (+41)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -1h 01' -0h 38' -0h 07' +0h 26' +0h 54' +1h 09' +1h 02' +0h 38' +0h 06' -0h 27' -0h 55' -1h 09'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -19.2 -18.9 -17.6 +3.7 +18.9 +19.3 +18.5 +3.9 -17.6 -19 -19.3 -19.4   -5.5

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