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Puerto Plata vs Padang, Sumatra Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Puerto Plata, Dominican Republic and Padang, Sumatra, Indonesia is approximately 17,701 km or 11,000 mi.
  • To reach Puerto Plata in this distance one would set out from Padang, Sumatra bearing 335.3° or NNW and follow the great circles arc to approach Puerto Plata bearing 206.4° or SSW .
  • Both have a tropical rainforest climate (Af).
  • Puerto Plata is in or near the subtropical moist forest biome whereas Padang, Sumatra is in or near the tropical wet forest biome.
  • The mean temperature is 2 °C (3.5°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 4.5 °C (8.1°F) more in Puerto Plata. The continentality subtype is truly hyperoceanic as opposed to extremely hyperoceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 2840 mm (111.8 in) less which is equivalent to 2840 l/m² (69.7 US gal/ft²) or 28,400,000 l/ha (3,036,148 US gal/ac) less. About 2/5 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 5.4° lower in Puerto Plata than in Padang, Sumatra.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) -4 (-7) -4 (-7) -3 (-5) -2 (-4) -2 (-4) 0 (0) 0 (0) 0 (0) 1 (+2) 1 (+2) -1 (-2) -2 (-4) -1 (-2)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -4 (-7) -5 (-8) -4 (-6) -3 (-5) -2 (-4) -1 (-1) 0 (0) 0 (0) -1 (-1) -1 (-1) -2 (-4) -4 (-6) -2 (-4)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) -4 (-7) -5 (-9) -4 (-7) -4 (-7) -3 (-5) -1 (-2) 0 (0) 0 (0) -1 (-2) -1 (-2) -2 (-4) -4 (-7) -2 (-4)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -152 (-6) -90 (-4) -221 (-9) -249 (-10) -172 (-7) -207 (-8) -174 (-7) -262 (-10) -362 (-14) -415 (-16) -298 (-12) -238 (-9) -2840 (-112)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -1h 05' -0h 41' -0h 07' +0h 28' +0h 58' +1h 13' +1h 06' +0h 41' +0h 06' -0h 29' -0h 59' -1h 13'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -20.4 -20.1 -17.3 +5 +20.2 +20.7 +19.9 +5.3 -16.9 -20.4 -20.6 -20.7   -5.4

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