Vs > Sentani/ Jayapura, Papua
Dominican Republic flag

Puerto Plata vs Sentani/ Jayapura, Papua Climate & Distance Between

Indonesia flag
  • The distance between Puerto Plata, Dominican Republic and Sentani/ Jayapura, Papua, Indonesia is approximately 16,142 km or 10,031 mi.
  • To reach Puerto Plata in this distance one would set out from Sentani/ Jayapura, Papua bearing 58.1° or ENE and follow the great circles arc to approach Puerto Plata bearing 115.6° or ESE .
  • Both have a tropical rainforest climate (Af).
  • Puerto Plata is in or near the subtropical moist forest biome whereas Sentani/ Jayapura, Papua is in or near the subtropical wet forest biome.
  • The mean temperature is 1 °C (1.7°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 4.5 °C (8.1°F) more in Puerto Plata. The continentality subtype is truly hyperoceanic as opposed to extremely hyperoceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 99 mm (3.9 in) more which is equivalent to 99 l/m² (2.43 US gal/ft²) or 990,000 l/ha (105,838 US gal/ac) more. About 1 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 5.3° lower in Puerto Plata than in Sentani/ Jayapura, Papua.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -3 (-5) -4 (-6) -3 (-5) -2 (-3) -1 (-2) +1 (+1) +1 (+2) +1 (+2) +1 (+1) +1 (+1) -1 (-2) -3 (-5) -1 (-2)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -23 (-1) -77 (-3) -104 (-4) -23 (-1) +85 (+3) +7 (+0) +8 (+0) -20 (-1) -29 (-1) +74 (+3) +104 (+4) +97 (+4) +99 (+4)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -1h 10' -0h 44' -0h 08' +0h 30' +1h 02' +1h 19' +1h 11' +0h 44' +0h 07' -0h 31' -1h 03' -1h 19'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -22 -21.6 -16.1 +6.6 +21.8 +22.3 +21.5 +7 -15.6 -21.9 -22.3 -22.3   -5.3

There are so many comparison pages. Please post a link to one to help people find them:

Puerto Plata vs Sentani/ Jayapura, Papua Discussion

You are welcome to incorporate your thoughts on the differences in climate or other matters such as contrasts in culture, standard of living, demographics etc.

Currently under general maintenance.

Climate Guides for Locations near Puerto Plata

Climate Guides for Locations near Sentani/ Jayapura, Papua


Countries A-Z:         A | B | C | D | E | F | G | H | I | J | K | L | M | N | O | P | R | S | T | U | V | W | Y | Z
Bright Future Dir.

© 2009 - 2015 climatemps.com - Sitemap - Contact Us - Privacy Policy -