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Puerto Plata vs Shanghai Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Puerto Plata, Dominican Republic and Shanghai, China is approximately 14,204 km or 8,827 mi.
  • To reach Puerto Plata in this distance one would set out from Shanghai bearing 14.3° or NNE and follow the great circles arc to approach Puerto Plata bearing 167° or SSE .
  • Puerto Plata has a tropical rainforest climate (Af) whereas Shanghai has a humid subtropical climate (Cfa).
  • Puerto Plata is in or near the subtropical moist forest biome whereas Shanghai is in or near the warm temperate moist forest biome.
  • The average temperature is 9.2 °C (16.6°F) warmer.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 19.6 °C (35.3°F) less in Puerto Plata. The continentality subtype is truly hyperoceanic as opposed to subcontinental.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 815 mm (32.1 in) more which is equivalent to 815 l/m² (20 US gal/ft²) or 8,150,000 l/ha (871,289 US gal/ac) more. About 1 3/4 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 10.4° higher in Puerto Plata than in Shanghai.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) +19 (+35) +18 (+33) +15 (+28) +10 (+19) +6 (+10) +4 (+7) -1 (-1) -1 (-1) +4 (+7) +9 (+16) +12 (+22) +17 (+31) +9 (+17)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) +19 (+35) +18 (+32) +15 (+27) +10 (+19) +6 (+10) +3 (+6) -1 (-1) -1 (-1) +3 (+5) +8 (+15) +13 (+23) +17 (+31) +9 (+17)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) +19 (+33) +17 (+30) +14 (+25) +9 (+17) +5 (+10) +2 (+3) -2 (-3) -2 (-3) +2 (+3) +7 (+13) +12 (+22) +17 (+30) +8 (+15)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +170 (+7) +103 (+4) +53 (+2) +58 (+2) +54 (+2) -70 (-3) -50 (-2) -45 (-2) -59 (-2) +98 (+4) +232 (+9) +272 (+11) +815 (+32)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day +0h 44' +0h 27' +0h 05' -0h 18' -0h 39' -0h 49' -0h 44' -0h 27' -0h 04' +0h 19' +0h 39' +0h 49'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) +11.6 +11.6 +11.7 +11.6 +10.2 +4.1 +9.2 +11.3 +11.2 +11.2 +11.3 +11.4   +10.4

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