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Puerto Plata vs Shiraz Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Puerto Plata, Dominican Republic and Shiraz, Iran is approximately 11,824 km or 7,347 mi.
  • To reach Puerto Plata in this distance one would set out from Shiraz bearing 304.8° or NW and follow the great circles arc to approach Puerto Plata bearing 229.4° or SW .
  • Puerto Plata has a tropical rainforest climate (Af) whereas Shiraz has a mid-latitude cool steppe climate (BSk).
  • Puerto Plata is in or near the subtropical moist forest biome whereas Shiraz is in or near the warm temperate thorn steppe biome.
  • The annual mean temperature is 7.4 °C (13.4°F) warmer.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 20 °C (36°F) less in Puerto Plata. The continentality subtype is truly hyperoceanic as opposed to subcontinental.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 1620.4 mm (63.8 in) more which is equivalent to 1620.4 l/m² (39.77 US gal/ft²) or 16,204,000 l/ha (1,732,315 US gal/ac) more. About 6 1/3 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 8.8° higher in Puerto Plata than in Shiraz.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) +18 (+32) +15 (+27) +12 (+21) +8 (+15) +3 (+5) -1 (-2) -3 (-5) -2 (-3) +2 (+4) +8 (+15) +13 (+24) +17 (+30) +7 (+13)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +129 (+5) +112 (+4) +86 (+3) +129 (+5) +161 (+6) +82 (+3) +77 (+3) +88 (+3) +97 (+4) +153 (+6) +262 (+10) +244 (+10) +1620 (+64)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day +0h 36' +0h 22' +0h 04' -0h 15' -0h 32' -0h 41' -0h 37' -0h 22' -0h 03' +0h 16' +0h 33' +0h 41'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) +9.9 +9.9 +9.9 +9.9 +8.5 +2.4 +7.6 +9.7 +9.6 +9.6 +9.7 +9.7   +8.8

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