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Puerto Plata vs Suwa Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Puerto Plata, Dominican Republic and Suwa, Japan is approximately 13,117 km or 8,151 mi.
  • To reach Puerto Plata in this distance one would set out from Suwa bearing 30.7° or NNE and follow the great circles arc to approach Puerto Plata bearing 154° or SSE .
  • Puerto Plata has a tropical rainforest climate (Af) whereas Suwa has a humid subtropical climate (Cfa).
  • Puerto Plata is in or near the subtropical moist forest biome whereas Suwa is in or near the cool temperate moist forest biome.
  • The mean annual temperature is 14.5 °C (26.2°F) warmer.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 20.7 °C (37.3°F) less in Puerto Plata. The continentality subtype is truly hyperoceanic as opposed to subcontinental.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 598.6 mm (23.6 in) more which is equivalent to 598.6 l/m² (14.69 US gal/ft²) or 5,986,000 l/ha (639,943 US gal/ac) more. About 1 4/9 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 15.3° higher in Puerto Plata than in Suwa.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) +24 (+43) +23 (+41) +20 (+35) +13 (+24) +8 (+15) +7 (+13) +4 (+7) +2 (+4) +7 (+13) +14 (+24) +17 (+30) +22 (+39) +13 (+24)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) +25 (+45) +24 (+43) +21 (+38) +15 (+27) +10 (+19) +8 (+14) +5 (+8) +4 (+7) +8 (+14) +15 (+26) +19 (+33) +22 (+40) +15 (+26)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) +26 (+46) +24 (+44) +22 (+39) +16 (+29) +12 (+21) +8 (+14) +4 (+8) +4 (+7) +7 (+13) +14 (+26) +19 (+35) +23 (+41) +15 (+27)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +170 (+7) +106 (+4) +50 (+2) +51 (+2) +58 (+2) -119 (-5) -136 (-5) -41 (-2) -87 (-3) +58 (+2) +218 (+9) +272 (+11) +599 (+24)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day +1h 06' +0h 40' +0h 07' -0h 28' -0h 58' -1h 14' -1h 07' -0h 40' -0h 06' +0h 29' +0h 59' +1h 14'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) +16.4 +16.5 +16.5 +16.4 +15 +8.9 +14 +16.1 +16 +16 +16.1 +16.3   +15.3

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