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Puerto Plata vs Sur Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Puerto Plata, Dominican Republic and Sur, Oman is approximately 12,837 km or 7,977 mi.
  • To reach Puerto Plata in this distance one would set out from Sur bearing 307.1° or NW and follow the great circles arc to approach Puerto Plata bearing 231.6° or SW .
  • Puerto Plata has a tropical rainforest climate (Af) whereas Sur has a subtropical hot desert climate (BWh).
  • Puerto Plata is in or near the subtropical moist forest biome whereas Sur is in or near the tropical desert biome.
  • The average annual temperature is 3.3 °C (5.9°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 7.9 °C (14.2°F) less in Puerto Plata. The continentality subtype is truly hyperoceanic as opposed to truly oceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 1811.3 mm (71.3 in) more which is equivalent to 1811.3 l/m² (44.45 US gal/ft²) or 18,113,000 l/ha (1,936,400 US gal/ac) more. About 16 4/5 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 1.9° higher in Puerto Plata than in Sur.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) +1 (+1) 0 (-1) -3 (-5) -7 (-12) -11 (-20) -9 (-16) -9 (-15) -6 (-11) -7 (-12) -4 (-7) -2 (-3) +0 (+1) -5 (-8)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) +1 (+2) 0 (0) -2 (-4) -5 (-10) -8 (-15) -8 (-14) -6 (-11) -4 (-7) -4 (-8) -3 (-5) 0 (-1) +1 (+1) -3 (-6)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) +2 (+4) +0 (+1) -2 (-3) -5 (-9) -7 (-13) -7 (-13) -5 (-9) -4 (-6) -4 (-7) -2 (-4) +1 (+2) +1 (+2) -3 (-5)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +191 (+8) +122 (+5) +123 (+5) +149 (+6) +168 (+7) +76 (+3) +74 (+3) +83 (+3) +97 (+4) +157 (+6) +273 (+11) +299 (+12) +1811 (+71)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day +0h 09' +0h 06' +0h 01' -0h 04' -0h 08' -0h 11' -0h 10' -0h 06' -0h 00' +0h 04' +0h 08' +0h 11'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) +2.9 +2.9 +3 +2.9 +1.6 -2.7 +1 +2.7 +2.6 +2.6 +2.7 +2.8   +1.9

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