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Puerto Plata vs Timbuktu Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Puerto Plata, Dominican Republic and Timbuktu, Mali is approximately 7,092 km or 4,407 mi.
  • To reach Puerto Plata in this distance one would set out from Timbuktu bearing 284.2° or WNW and follow the great circles arc to approach Puerto Plata bearing 260.5° or W .
  • Puerto Plata has a tropical rainforest climate (Af) whereas Timbuktu has a subtropical hot desert climate (BWh).
  • Puerto Plata is in or near the subtropical moist forest biome whereas Timbuktu is in or near the tropical thorn woodland biome.
  • The mean temperature is 4.1 °C (7.4°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 8 °C (14.4°F) less in Puerto Plata. The continentality subtype is truly hyperoceanic as opposed to truly oceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 1717.5 mm (67.6 in) more which is equivalent to 1717.5 l/m² (42.15 US gal/ft²) or 17,175,000 l/ha (1,836,121 US gal/ac) more. About 9 1/3 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 1.7° lower in Puerto Plata than in Timbuktu.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) +-4 (-7) -8 (-14) -10 (-18) -12 (-22) -14 (-25) -11 (-20) -7 (-13) -4 (-7) -7 (-13) -9 (-16) -8 (-14) +-3 (-5) -8 (-15)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) +1 (+2) -3 (-5) -5 (-8) -7 (-13) -10 (-17) -8 (-14) -5 (-8) -3 (-5) -5 (-8) -5 (-9) -3 (-5) +1 (+2) -4 (-7)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) +6 (+11) +2 (+4) +1 (+2) -2 (-4) -5 (-9) -5 (-9) -2 (-4) -1 (-2) -2 (-4) -1 (-2) +3 (+5) +5 (+9) 0 (0)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +209 (+8) +162 (+6) +134 (+5) +159 (+6) +164 (+6) +62 (+2) +24 (+1) -5 (0) +66 (+3) +155 (+6) +283 (+11) +307 (+12) +1718 (+68)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -0h 10' -0h 06' -0h 01' +0h 04' +0h 09' +0h 11' +0h 10' +0h 06' +0h 01' -0h 04' -0h 09' -0h 11'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -2.9 -2.9 -2.9 -3 +2.7 +3 +2.4 -3 -3.1 -3 -3 -3   -1.7

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