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Puerto Plata vs Wau Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Puerto Plata, Dominican Republic and Wau, Sudan is approximately 10,605 km or 6,590 mi.
  • To reach Puerto Plata in this distance one would set out from Wau bearing 290.8° or WNW and follow the great circles arc to approach Puerto Plata bearing 259.8° or W .
  • Puerto Plata has a tropical rainforest climate (Af) whereas Wau has a tropical wet and dry/ savanna climate with dry winters (Aw).
  • Puerto Plata is in or near the subtropical moist forest biome whereas Wau is in or near the tropical dry forest biome.
  • The annual mean temperature is 2.8 °C (5°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 0.1 °C (0.2°F) more in Puerto Plata. The continentality subtype is truly hyperoceanic for both.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 851.5 mm (33.5 in) more which is equivalent to 851.5 l/m² (20.9 US gal/ft²) or 8,515,000 l/ha (910,310 US gal/ac) more. About 1 4/5 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 4.9° lower in Puerto Plata than in Wau.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -4 (-7) -6 (-11) -7 (-12) -6 (-11) -4 (-8) -1 (-2) +1 (+1) +1 (+1) 0 (-1) -1 (-2) -2 (-4) -3 (-5) -3 (-5)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +208 (+8) +158 (+6) +115 (+5) +92 (+4) +49 (+2) -95 (-4) -98 (-4) -104 (-4) -82 (-3) +34 (+1) +268 (+11) +307 (+12) +852 (+34)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -0h 39' -0h 24' -0h 04' +0h 17' +0h 34' +0h 43' +0h 39' +0h 24' +0h 03' -0h 17' -0h 35' -0h 43'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -11.9 -11.8 -11.8 -3.6 +11.6 +12 +11.2 -3.4 -12.1 -12 -12.1 -12.1   -4.9

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