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Puerto Plata vs Taua Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Puerto Plata, Dominican Republic and Taua, Brazil is approximately 4,366 km or 2,713 mi.
  • To reach Puerto Plata in this distance one would set out from Taua bearing 311.7° or NW and follow the great circles arc to approach Puerto Plata bearing 307.9° or NW .
  • Puerto Plata has a tropical rainforest climate (Af) whereas Taua has a tropical wet and dry/ savanna climate with dry summers (As).
  • Puerto Plata is in or near the subtropical moist forest biome whereas Taua is in or near the subtropical dry forest biome.
  • The mean temperature is 2 °C (3.5°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 0.6 °C (1.1°F) less in Puerto Plata. The continentality subtype is truly hyperoceanic for both.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 1000.3 mm (39.4 in) more which is equivalent to 1000.3 l/m² (24.55 US gal/ft²) or 10,003,000 l/ha (1,069,387 US gal/ac) more. About 2 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 4.7° lower in Puerto Plata than in Taua.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) -8 (-14) -7 (-12) -6 (-11) -4 (-8) -3 (-5) +0 (-1) +0 (-1) +-1 (-2) -3 (-5) -4 (-7) -6 (-11) -7 (-12) -4 (-7)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -5 (-9) -5 (-9) -4 (-6) -2 (-4) -1 (-2) +1 (+1) +1 (+3) +2 (+4) 0 (-1) -1 (-2) -3 (-6) -6 (-11) -2 (-4)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) -4 (-7) -5 (-8) -3 (-6) -2 (-4) -1 (-1) +1 (+2) +2 (+4) +3 (+5) +1 (+1) -2 (-3) -2 (-3) -4 (-7) -1 (-2)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +151 (+6) +57 (+2) +0 (+0) +22 (+1) +113 (+4) +57 (+2) -27 (-1) +12 (+0) +24 (+1) +98 (+4) +230 (+9) +264 (+10) +1000 (+39)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -1h 21' -0h 50' -0h 09' +0h 35' +1h 12' +1h 30' +1h 22' +0h 50' +0h 08' -0h 36' -1h 13' -1h 30'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -25.5 -24.7 -12.8 +10.2 +25.4 +25.7 +24.8 +10.2 -12.5 -24.7 -25.5 -25.8   -4.7

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