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Puerto Plata vs Sharjah Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Puerto Plata, Dominican Republic and Sharjah, United Arab Emirates is approximately 12,328 km or 7,661 mi.
  • To reach Puerto Plata in this distance one would set out from Sharjah bearing 305.5° or NW and follow the great circles arc to approach Puerto Plata bearing 231.4° or SW .
  • Puerto Plata has a tropical rainforest climate (Af) whereas Sharjah has a subtropical hot desert climate (BWh).
  • Puerto Plata is in or near the subtropical moist forest biome whereas Sharjah is in or near the subtropical desert biome.
  • The average temperature is 1.2 °C (2.1°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 12.1 °C (21.8°F) less in Puerto Plata. The continentality subtype is truly hyperoceanic as opposed to truly oceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 1819.1 mm (71.6 in) more which is equivalent to 1819.1 l/m² (44.65 US gal/ft²) or 18,191,000 l/ha (1,944,739 US gal/ac) more. About 18 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 4.6° higher in Puerto Plata than in Sharjah.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) +5 (+10) +4 (+7) +2 (+4) -1 (-2) -5 (-8) -6 (-10) -7 (-13) -7 (-12) -5 (-8) -1 (-2) +2 (+3) +4 (+7) -1 (-2)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +200 (+8) +127 (+5) +101 (+4) +153 (+6) +167 (+7) +82 (+3) +78 (+3) +88 (+3) +97 (+4) +158 (+6) +278 (+11) +292 (+11) +1819 (+72)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day +0h 20' +0h 12' +0h 02' -0h 08' -0h 17' -0h 22' -0h 20' -0h 12' -0h 01' +0h 09' +0h 18' +0h 22'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) +5.7 +5.7 +5.7 +5.7 +4.3 -1.8 +3.5 +5.5 +5.4 +5.4 +5.5 +5.6   +4.6

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