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Puerto Plata vs Tak Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Puerto Plata, Dominican Republic and Tak, Thailand is approximately 15,789 km or 9,812 mi.
  • To reach Puerto Plata in this distance one would set out from Tak bearing 344.1° or NNW and follow the great circles arc to approach Puerto Plata bearing 196.1° or SSW .
  • Puerto Plata has a tropical rainforest climate (Af) whereas Tak has a tropical wet and dry/ savanna climate with dry winters (Aw).
  • Puerto Plata is in or near the subtropical moist forest biome whereas Tak is in or near the tropical moist forest biome.
  • The annual mean temperature is 2.3 °C (4.1°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 4.3 °C (7.7°F) less in Puerto Plata. The continentality subtype is truly hyperoceanic as opposed to barely hyperoceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 862 mm (33.9 in) more which is equivalent to 862 l/m² (21.16 US gal/ft²) or 8,620,000 l/ha (921,535 US gal/ac) more. About 1 4/5 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 1.7° lower in Puerto Plata than in Tak.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) 0 (-1) -5 (-8) -7 (-12) -7 (-13) -5 (-8) -2 (-3) -1 (-2) -1 (-1) -1 (-1) 0 (0) +0 (+0) +1 (+1) -2 (-4)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +203 (+8) +157 (+6) +114 (+4) +124 (+5) -6 (0) -32 (-1) -14 (-1) -28 (-1) -129 (-5) -51 (-2) +223 (+9) +301 (+12) +862 (+34)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -0h 09' -0h 06' -0h 01' +0h 04' +0h 08' +0h 10' +0h 09' +0h 06' +0h 00' -0h 04' -0h 08' -0h 10'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -2.7 -2.6 -2.6 -2.7 +2.5 +2.9 +2.3 -3 -3.1 -3 -3 -2.9   -1.7

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