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Puerto Plata vs Upernavik Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Puerto Plata, Dominican Republic and Upernavik, Greenland is approximately 5,967 km or 3,708 mi.
  • To reach Puerto Plata in this distance one would set out from Upernavik bearing 196.9° or SSW and follow the great circles arc to approach Puerto Plata bearing 185.2° or S .
  • Puerto Plata has a tropical rainforest climate (Af) whereas Upernavik has a tundra climate (ET).
  • The mean annual temperature is 31.6 °C (56.9°F) warmer.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 21 °C (37.8°F) less in Puerto Plata. The continentality subtype is truly hyperoceanic as opposed to subcontinental.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 1679 mm (66.1 in) more which is equivalent to 1679 l/m² (41.21 US gal/ft²) or 16,790,000 l/ha (1,794,962 US gal/ac) more. About 7 4/5 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 51.9° higher in Puerto Plata than in Upernavik.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) +40 (+72) +43 (+77) +43 (+77) +37 (+67) +28 (+50) +25 (+45) +21 (+38) +22 (+40) +27 (+49) +32 (+58) +34 (+61) +38 (+68) +33 (+59)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) +40 (+71) +42 (+76) +43 (+77) +37 (+67) +28 (+50) +24 (+43) +21 (+38) +21 (+38) +25 (+45) +30 (+54) +33 (+59) +37 (+66) +32 (+57)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) +39 (+70) +41 (+74) +43 (+77) +37 (+67) +27 (+49) +23 (+41) +21 (+38) +20 (+36) +23 (+41) +28 (+50) +32 (+58) +35 (+63) +31 (+55)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +198 (+8) +152 (+6) +126 (+5) +148 (+6) +157 (+6) +68 (+3) +52 (+2) +57 (+2) +61 (+2) +127 (+5) +248 (+10) +285 (+11) +1679 (+66)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day +10h 56' +6h 31' +0h 59' -3h 58' -10h 15' -10h 49' -10h 56' -6h 37' -0h 51' +4h 08' +10h 25' +10h 49'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) +52.9 +52.8 +53 +53 +51.6 +45.6 +50.8 +53 +52.9 +52.7 +52.8 +53   +51.9

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