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Puerto Plata vs Svalbard Lufthavn Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Puerto Plata, Dominican Republic and Svalbard Lufthavn, Norway is approximately 7,769 km or 4,828 mi.
  • To reach Puerto Plata in this distance one would set out from Svalbard Lufthavn bearing 270.3° or W and follow the great circles arc to approach Puerto Plata bearing 192.5° or SSW .
  • Puerto Plata has a tropical rainforest climate (Af) whereas Svalbard Lufthavn has a tundra climate (ET).
  • Puerto Plata is in or near the subtropical moist forest biome whereas Svalbard Lufthavn is in or near the polar desert biome.
  • The mean annual temperature is 31.7 °C (57.1°F) warmer.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 17.6 °C (31.7°F) less in Puerto Plata. The continentality subtype is truly hyperoceanic as opposed to subcontinental.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 1746 mm (68.7 in) more which is equivalent to 1746 l/m² (42.85 US gal/ft²) or 17,460,000 l/ha (1,866,590 US gal/ac) more. About 10 2/3 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 57.4° higher in Puerto Plata than in Svalbard Lufthavn.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) +38 (+69) +39 (+70) +39 (+71) +37 (+66) +29 (+53) +25 (+44) +21 (+38) +22 (+40) +26 (+47) +32 (+58) +35 (+64) +37 (+66) +32 (+57)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +197 (+8) +143 (+6) +114 (+4) +150 (+6) +161 (+6) +71 (+3) +60 (+2) +65 (+3) +77 (+3) +145 (+6) +270 (+11) +293 (+12) +1746 (+69)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day +10h 56' +10h 09' +1h 35' -7h 10' -11h 04' -10h 49' -10h 56' -10h 00' -1h 22' +7h 24' +11h 03' +10h 49'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) +58.5 +58.1 +58.5 +58.5 +57.1 +51.1 +56.2 +58.4 +58.2 +57.9 +58.3 +58.5   +57.4

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