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Puerto Plata vs Papeete Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Puerto Plata, Dominican Republic and Papeete, Tahiti, French Polynesia is approximately 9,572 km or 5,948 mi.
  • To reach Puerto Plata in this distance one would set out from Papeete bearing 67.9° or ENE and follow the great circles arc to approach Puerto Plata bearing 69.8° or ENE .
  • Puerto Plata has a tropical rainforest climate (Af) whereas Papeete has a tropical monsoonal climate (Am).
  • The annual average temperature is 0.3 °C (0.5°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 2.5 °C (4.5°F) more in Puerto Plata. The continentality subtype is truly hyperoceanic as opposed to extremely hyperoceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 164.8 mm (6.5 in) more which is equivalent to 164.8 l/m² (4.04 US gal/ft²) or 1,648,000 l/ha (176,182 US gal/ac) more. About 1 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 0.4° lower in Puerto Plata than in Papeete.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) -3 (-6) -4 (-6) -3 (-5) -2 (-3) -1 (-2) +2 (+4) +3 (+5) +3 (+5) +2 (+4) +2 (+3) -1 (-1) -2 (-3) 0 (0)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -3 (-5) -4 (-6) -3 (-5) -2 (-3) -1 (-2) +2 (+3) +3 (+5) +3 (+5) +3 (+5) +2 (+3) -1 (-2) -3 (-5) 0 (-1)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) -4 (-8) -6 (-10) -5 (-8) -3 (-6) -2 (-3) +1 (+1) +2 (+4) +3 (+5) +1 (+2) +0 (+0) -2 (-3) -4 (-7) -2 (-3)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -106 (-4) -71 (-3) -61 (-2) +19 (+1) +76 (+3) +22 (+1) +18 (+1) +40 (+2) +51 (+2) +67 (+3) +121 (+5) -10 (0) +165 (+6)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -1h 58' -1h 14' -0h 13' +0h 51' +1h 45' +2h 12' +2h 00' +1h 14' +0h 11' -0h 53' -1h 46' -2h 12'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -36.1 -22.4 -1.3 +21.8 +37 +37.3 +36.3 +21.7 -1.2 -23.2 -35.7 -37.3   -0.4

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