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Puerto Plata vs Trincomalee Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Puerto Plata, Dominican Republic and Trincomalee, Sri Lanka is approximately 15,604 km or 9,697 mi.
  • To reach Puerto Plata in this distance one would set out from Trincomalee bearing 315.8° or NW and follow the great circles arc to approach Puerto Plata bearing 227.1° or SW .
  • Puerto Plata has a tropical rainforest climate (Af) whereas Trincomalee has a tropical wet and dry/ savanna climate with dry summers (As).
  • The annual mean temperature is 3.5 °C (6.2°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 0 °C (0°F) more in Puerto Plata. The continentality subtype is truly hyperoceanic for both.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 357 mm (14.1 in) more which is equivalent to 357 l/m² (8.76 US gal/ft²) or 3,570,000 l/ha (381,657 US gal/ac) more. About 1 2/9 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 4.7° lower in Puerto Plata than in Trincomalee.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) -1 (-2) -2 (-4) -3 (-5) -4 (-7) -6 (-10) -4 (-7) -3 (-6) -3 (-6) -3 (-5) -1 (-1) 0 (-1) 0 (0) -2 (-4)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -3 (-6) -4 (-8) -5 (-8) -5 (-9) -6 (-10) -4 (-7) -3 (-6) -3 (-5) -3 (-6) -2 (-3) -2 (-3) -3 (-5) -3 (-6)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) -5 (-10) -7 (-12) -6 (-11) -6 (-10) -5 (-10) -4 (-8) -3 (-5) -3 (-5) -3 (-6) -3 (-5) -3 (-6) -5 (-9) -4 (-8)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +77 (+3) +62 (+2) +80 (+3) +110 (+4) +116 (+5) +56 (+2) +8 (+0) -1 (0) -7 (0) -59 (-2) -51 (-2) -34 (-1) +357 (+14)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -0h 36' -0h 22' -0h 04' +0h 15' +0h 32' +0h 40' +0h 37' +0h 22' +0h 03' -0h 16' -0h 32' -0h 40'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -11 -10.9 -10.9 -4.5 +10.7 +11.2 +10.4 -4.2 -11.3 -11.2 -11.2 -11.2   -4.7

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