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Puerto Plata vs Tamatave/ Toamasina Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Puerto Plata, Dominican Republic and Tamatave/ Toamasina, Madagascar is approximately 13,730 km or 8,532 mi.
  • To reach Puerto Plata in this distance one would set out from Tamatave/ Toamasina bearing 282.1° or WNW and follow the great circles arc to approach Puerto Plata bearing 279.1° or W .
  • Both have a tropical rainforest climate (Af).
  • Puerto Plata is in or near the subtropical moist forest biome whereas Tamatave/ Toamasina is in or near the subtropical wet forest biome.
  • The mean annual temperature is 1.6 °C (2.9°F) warmer.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 1.2 °C (2.2°F) less in Puerto Plata. The continentality subtype is truly hyperoceanic for both.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 1442.2 mm (56.8 in) less which is equivalent to 1442.2 l/m² (35.4 US gal/ft²) or 14,422,000 l/ha (1,541,808 US gal/ac) less. About 4/7 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 0.1° lower in Puerto Plata than in Tamatave/ Toamasina.

Climate Comparison Table

The table shows values for Puerto Plata relative to Tamatave/ Toamasina. You can also view this comparison the other way around from the perspective of Tamatave/ Toamasina 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) -3 (-6) -2 (-3) 0 (+0) +2 (+3) +5 (+10) +6 (+11) +6 (+11) +5 (+9) +4 (+7) +1 (+1) -1 (-3) +2 (+3)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -3 (-5) -4 (-6) -2 (-4) 0 (0) +2 (+4) +5 (+10) +7 (+12) +7 (+12) +5 (+9) +4 (+7) +1 (+1) -2 (-4) +2 (+3)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) -4 (-6) -5 (-8) -3 (-6) -1 (-3) +2 (+3) +4 (+8) +6 (+11) +6 (+11) +5 (+8) +3 (+6) +1 (+1) -3 (-5) +1 (+2)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -201 (-8) -220 (-9) -344 (-14) -163 (-6) -60 (-2) -177 (-7) -211 (-8) -130 (-5) -24 (-1) +25 (+1) +113 (+4) -50 (-2) -1442 (-57)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -2h 00' -1h 15' -0h 13' +0h 52' +1h 46' +2h 14' +2h 02' +1h 15' +0h 11' -0h 53' -1h 48' -2h 14'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -36.4 -22 -0.9 +22.2 +37.4 +37.8 +37 +22.4 -0.4 -22.5 -36.1 -37.9   -0.1

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