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Puerto Plata vs Tacloban City Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Puerto Plata, Dominican Republic and Tacloban City, Philippines is approximately 16,172 km or 10,049 mi.
  • To reach Puerto Plata in this distance one would set out from Tacloban City bearing 26.5° or NNE and follow the great circles arc to approach Puerto Plata bearing 152.3° or SSE .
  • Both have a tropical rainforest climate (Af).
  • Puerto Plata is in or near the subtropical moist forest biome whereas Tacloban City is in or near the subtropical wet forest biome.
  • The annual average temperature is 2.2 °C (3.9°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 2.1 °C (3.8°F) more in Puerto Plata. The continentality subtype is truly hyperoceanic as opposed to extremely hyperoceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 367 mm (14.4 in) less which is equivalent to 367 l/m² (9.01 US gal/ft²) or 3,670,000 l/ha (392,347 US gal/ac) less. About 5/6 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 4° lower in Puerto Plata than in Tacloban City.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -3 (-5) -3 (-6) -3 (-5) -3 (-5) -3 (-6) -2 (-3) -1 (-1) -1 (-2) -1 (-3) -1 (-2) -2 (-4) -3 (-5) -2 (-4)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -73 (-3) -42 (-2) -6 (0) +41 (+2) +26 (+1) -79 (-3) -89 (-4) -48 (-2) -65 (-3) -39 (-2) +4 (+0) +2 (+0) -367 (-14)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -0h 28' -0h 17' -0h 03' +0h 12' +0h 25' +0h 31' +0h 28' +0h 17' +0h 02' -0h 12' -0h 25' -0h 31'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -8.3 -8.2 -8.2 -7.1 +8.1 +8.5 +7.8 -6.6 -8.7 -8.6 -8.6 -8.5   -4

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