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Puerto Plata vs Socotra Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Puerto Plata, Dominican Republic and Socotra, Yemen is approximately 12,949 km or 8,046 mi.
  • To reach Puerto Plata in this distance one would set out from Socotra bearing 299.9° or WNW and follow the great circles arc to approach Puerto Plata bearing 244° or WSW .
  • Puerto Plata has a tropical rainforest climate (Af) whereas Socotra has a subtropical hot desert climate (BWh).
  • The average annual temperature is 2.1 °C (3.8°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 1.5 °C (2.7°F) less in Puerto Plata. The continentality subtype is truly hyperoceanic for both.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 1731 mm (68.1 in) more which is equivalent to 1731 l/m² (42.48 US gal/ft²) or 17,310,000 l/ha (1,850,554 US gal/ac) more. About 9 7/8 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 3.5° lower in Puerto Plata than in Socotra.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) -1 (-2) -1 (-2) -2 (-4) -3 (-5) -5 (-9) -2 (-4) -1 (-2) -1 (-2) -1 (-2) +1 (+2) 0 (0) 0 (0) -1 (-2)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -2 (-3) -2 (-4) -3 (-5) -3 (-5) -6 (-10) -4 (-6) -2 (-3) -2 (-4) -2 (-4) +1 (+1) -1 (-1) -2 (-3) -2 (-4)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) -2 (-4) -3 (-5) -3 (-5) -3 (-5) -6 (-11) -5 (-9) -2 (-4) -3 (-5) -3 (-5) 0 (0) -1 (-2) -3 (-5) -3 (-5)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +206 (+8) +159 (+6) +124 (+5) +160 (+6) +165 (+6) +51 (+2) +78 (+3) +88 (+3) +94 (+4) +148 (+6) +232 (+9) +226 (+9) +1731 (+68)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -0h 23' -0h 14' -0h 02' +0h 10' +0h 21' +0h 26' +0h 24' +0h 14' +0h 02' -0h 10' -0h 21' -0h 26'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -7 -6.9 -6.9 -7 +6.7 +7.1 +6.4 -6.8 -7.2 -7.2 -7.2 -7.1   -3.5

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