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Puerto Plata vs Tauherenikau Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Puerto Plata, Dominican Republic and Tauherenikau, New Zealand is approximately 13,429 km or 8,345 mi.
  • To reach Puerto Plata in this distance one would set out from Tauherenikau bearing 89.9° or E and follow the great circles arc to approach Puerto Plata bearing 53.2° or NE .
  • Puerto Plata has a tropical rainforest climate (Af) whereas Tauherenikau has a marine west coast climate (Cfb).
  • Puerto Plata is in or near the subtropical moist forest biome whereas Tauherenikau is in or near the warm temperate thorn steppe biome.
  • The average annual temperature is 12.2 °C (22°F) warmer.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 5.5 °C (9.9°F) less in Puerto Plata. The continentality subtype is truly hyperoceanic as opposed to barely hyperoceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 837.2 mm (33 in) more which is equivalent to 837.2 l/m² (20.55 US gal/ft²) or 8,372,000 l/ha (895,022 US gal/ac) more. About 1 3/4 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 21° higher in Puerto Plata than in Tauherenikau.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) +5 (+10) +5 (+9) +7 (+13) +11 (+20) +14 (+26) +18 (+33) +19 (+35) +18 (+33) +16 (+29) +14 (+26) +11 (+20) +7 (+13) +12 (+22)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +140 (+6) +101 (+4) +50 (+2) +78 (+3) +64 (+3) -30 (-1) -44 (-2) -22 (-1) +11 (+0) +67 (+3) +201 (+8) +222 (+9) +837 (+33)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -3h 38' -2h 15' -0h 24' +1h 33' +3h 13' +4h 04' +3h 42' +2h 16' +0h 21' -1h 37' -3h 16' -4h 04'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -18.3 +0.3 +21.9 +45.1 +60.3 +60.8 +60 +45.5 +22.6 -0.1 -18.4 -25.5   +21

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