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Puerto Plata vs Selma, Al Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Puerto Plata, Dominican Republic and Selma, Al, Usa is approximately 2,131 km or 1,325 mi.
  • To reach Puerto Plata in this distance one would set out from Selma, Al bearing 125.7° or SE and follow the great circles arc to approach Puerto Plata bearing 133° or SE .
  • Puerto Plata has a tropical rainforest climate (Af) whereas Selma, Al has a humid subtropical climate (Cfa).
  • Both are in or near the subtropical moist forest biome.
  • The mean annual temperature is 6.7 °C (12.1°F) warmer.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 15.5 °C (27.9°F) less in Puerto Plata. The continentality subtype is truly hyperoceanic as opposed to semicontinental.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 561 mm (22.1 in) more which is equivalent to 561 l/m² (13.77 US gal/ft²) or 5,610,000 l/ha (599,746 US gal/ac) more. About 1 2/5 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 11.2° higher in Puerto Plata than in Selma, Al.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) +14 (+25) +11 (+20) +7 (+13) +4 (+7) +0 (0) +-1 (-2) -2 (-4) -2 (-4) +0 (+1) +5 (+10) +9 (+16) +12 (+22) +5 (+9)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) +15 (+28) +13 (+23) +9 (+17) +6 (+11) +2 (+4) +0 (+1) -1 (-1) 0 (-1) +2 (+3) +8 (+14) +11 (+21) +14 (+25) +7 (+12)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) +17 (+31) +15 (+26) +11 (+20) +8 (+15) +5 (+9) +2 (+3) +1 (+2) +2 (+3) +4 (+6) +10 (+18) +14 (+26) +16 (+28) +9 (+16)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +76 (+3) +27 (+1) -37 (-1) +44 (+2) +74 (+3) -19 (-1) -35 (-1) -11 (0) +2 (+0) +85 (+3) +187 (+7) +167 (+7) +561 (+22)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day +0h 47' +0h 29' +0h 05' -0h 20' -0h 41' -0h 53' -0h 48' -0h 29' -0h 04' +0h 20' +0h 42' +0h 53'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) +12.2 +12.2 +12.2 +12.2 +10.8 +4.9 +10.1 +12.2 +12.2 +12.2 +12.2 +12.2   +11.2

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