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Puerto Plata vs Walvis Bay/ Pelican Point Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Puerto Plata, Dominican Republic and Walvis Bay/ Pelican Point, Namibia is approximately 10,362 km or 6,439 mi.
  • To reach Puerto Plata in this distance one would set out from Walvis Bay/ Pelican Point bearing 290.1° or WNW and follow the great circles arc to approach Puerto Plata bearing 293.2° or WNW .
  • Puerto Plata has a tropical rainforest climate (Af) whereas Walvis Bay/ Pelican Point has a mid-latitude cool desert climate (BWk).
  • The mean temperature is 8.2 °C (14.8°F) warmer.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 1.5 °C (2.7°F) less in Puerto Plata. The continentality subtype is truly hyperoceanic for both.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 1903 mm (74.9 in) more which is equivalent to 1903 l/m² (46.7 US gal/ft²) or 19,030,000 l/ha (2,034,433 US gal/ac) more. About 83 3/4 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 3.1° higher in Puerto Plata than in Walvis Bay/ Pelican Point.

Climate Comparison Table

The table shows values for Puerto Plata relative to Walvis Bay/ Pelican Point. You can also view this comparison the other way around from the perspective of Walvis Bay/ Pelican Point 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) +4 (+7) +5 (+9) +5 (+9) +6 (+11) +8 (+14) +10 (+18) +11 (+20) +12 (+22) +12 (+22) +7 (+13) +6 (+11) +8 (+14)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) +4 (+7) +3 (+5) +5 (+8) +7 (+12) +8 (+14) +11 (+19) +12 (+22) +13 (+23) +13 (+23) +12 (+21) +8 (+14) +6 (+10) +8 (+15)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) +4 (+7) +2 (+4) +4 (+7) +7 (+13) +10 (+18) +13 (+23) +15 (+27) +15 (+27) +13 (+23) +11 (+20) +9 (+16) +5 (+9) +9 (+16)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +209 (+8) +157 (+6) +126 (+5) +158 (+6) +166 (+7) +81 (+3) +77 (+3) +85 (+3) +96 (+4) +158 (+6) +283 (+11) +307 (+12) +1903 (+75)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -2h 17' -1h 25' -0h 15' +0h 59' +2h 01' +2h 33' +2h 19' +1h 25' +0h 13' -1h 01' -2h 03' -2h 33'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -35.6 -17.5 +3.8 +27 +42.2 +42.6 +41.7 +27.1 +4.3 -18.1 -35.5 -42.5   +3.1

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