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Puerto Plata vs Wakkanai Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Puerto Plata, Dominican Republic and Wakkanai, Japan is approximately 12,071 km or 7,501 mi.
  • To reach Puerto Plata in this distance one would set out from Wakkanai bearing 32° or NNE and follow the great circles arc to approach Puerto Plata bearing 156.7° or SSE .
  • Puerto Plata has a tropical rainforest climate (Af) whereas Wakkanai has a warm summer continental/ hemiboreal climate with no dry season (Dfb).
  • Puerto Plata is in or near the subtropical moist forest biome whereas Wakkanai is in or near the cool temperate wet forest biome.
  • The average temperature is 18.6 °C (33.6°F) warmer.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 20.4 °C (36.7°F) less in Puerto Plata. The continentality subtype is truly hyperoceanic as opposed to subcontinental.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 802.2 mm (31.6 in) more which is equivalent to 802.2 l/m² (19.69 US gal/ft²) or 8,022,000 l/ha (857,605 US gal/ac) more. About 1 5/7 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 24.6° higher in Puerto Plata than in Wakkanai.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) +30 (+55) +30 (+55) +27 (+49) +22 (+39) +17 (+31) +15 (+28) +11 (+20) +9 (+16) +12 (+21) +18 (+32) +23 (+42) +28 (+50) +20 (+36)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) +29 (+51) +28 (+51) +25 (+45) +20 (+36) +16 (+29) +14 (+25) +10 (+18) +8 (+14) +10 (+18) +16 (+29) +22 (+39) +26 (+46) +19 (+34)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) +27 (+48) +26 (+47) +23 (+42) +18 (+33) +15 (+27) +12 (+22) +9 (+15) +6 (+11) +9 (+15) +15 (+26) +20 (+37) +23 (+42) +17 (+31)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +111 (+4) +94 (+4) +80 (+3) +105 (+4) +97 (+4) +17 (+1) -15 (-1) -24 (-1) -29 (-1) +28 (+1) +155 (+6) +184 (+7) +802 (+32)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day +1h 59' +1h 13' +0h 13' -0h 50' -1h 45' -2h 14' -2h 01' -1h 13' -0h 11' +0h 51' +1h 46' +2h 14'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) +25.8 +25.8 +25.9 +25.8 +24.4 +18.3 +23.3 +25.4 +25.3 +25.3 +25.4 +25.6   +24.6

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