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Puerto Plata vs Sofia Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Puerto Plata, Dominican Republic and Sofia, Bulgaria is approximately 8,845 km or 5,496 mi.
  • To reach Puerto Plata in this distance one would set out from Sofia bearing 287.3° or WNW and follow the great circles arc to approach Puerto Plata bearing 228.3° or SW .
  • Puerto Plata has a tropical rainforest climate (Af) whereas Sofia has a marine west coast climate (Cfb).
  • Puerto Plata is in or near the subtropical moist forest biome whereas Sofia is in or near the cool temperate moist forest biome.
  • The annual mean temperature is 15 °C (27.1°F) warmer.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 17.7 °C (31.9°F) less in Puerto Plata. The continentality subtype is truly hyperoceanic as opposed to subcontinental.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 1347 mm (53 in) more which is equivalent to 1347 l/m² (33.06 US gal/ft²) or 13,470,000 l/ha (1,440,032 US gal/ac) more. About 3 1/3 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 21.8° higher in Puerto Plata than in Sofia.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) +25 (+45) +22 (+40) +18 (+33) +14 (+25) +9 (+16) +8 (+14) +5 (+9) +5 (+10) +8 (+15) +14 (+26) +19 (+35) +24 (+43) +14 (+26)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) +25 (+44) +22 (+39) +19 (+34) +14 (+25) +10 (+19) +9 (+15) +7 (+13) +6 (+11) +10 (+19) +16 (+28) +20 (+36) +23 (+41) +15 (+27)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) +24 (+43) +21 (+38) +19 (+34) +15 (+28) +12 (+21) +10 (+17) +9 (+17) +9 (+16) +11 (+21) +16 (+29) +20 (+35) +22 (+39) +16 (+28)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +178 (+7) +128 (+5) +97 (+4) +111 (+4) +90 (+4) +7 (+0) +22 (+1) +39 (+2) +59 (+2) +123 (+5) +230 (+9) +263 (+10) +1347 (+53)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day +1h 41' +1h 02' +0h 11' -0h 43' -1h 29' -1h 54' -1h 43' -1h 02' -0h 09' +0h 44' +1h 31' +1h 54'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) +22.9 +22.9 +23 +22.9 +21.5 +15.5 +20.6 +22.8 +22.7 +22.7 +22.7 +22.8   +21.8

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