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Puerto Plata vs Yakushima Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Puerto Plata, Dominican Republic and Yakushima, Japan is approximately 13,996 km or 8,697 mi.
  • To reach Puerto Plata in this distance one would set out from Yakushima bearing 24.9° or NNE and follow the great circles arc to approach Puerto Plata bearing 157.3° or SSE .
  • Puerto Plata has a tropical rainforest climate (Af) whereas Yakushima has a humid subtropical climate (Cfa).
  • The annual average temperature is 5.9 °C (10.7°F) warmer.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 11.4 °C (20.5°F) less in Puerto Plata. The continentality subtype is truly hyperoceanic as opposed to truly oceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 2364.7 mm (93.1 in) less which is equivalent to 2364.7 l/m² (58.04 US gal/ft²) or 23,647,000 l/ha (2,528,021 US gal/ac) less. About 4/9 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 9.6° higher in Puerto Plata than in Yakushima.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) +13 (+24) +13 (+23) +11 (+20) +8 (+15) +5 (+10) +4 (+8) +1 (+2) +1 (+1) +3 (+5) +7 (+12) +9 (+16) +12 (+22) +7 (+13)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) +12 (+22) +11 (+19) +9 (+17) +7 (+12) +5 (+8) +3 (+5) +0 (+1) +0 (+0) +1 (+3) +5 (+9) +8 (+14) +10 (+19) +6 (+11)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) +11 (+20) +9 (+17) +8 (+14) +6 (+10) +4 (+7) +1 (+2) -1 (-1) -1 (-2) 0 (-1) +3 (+6) +6 (+12) +9 (+16) +5 (+8)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -11 (0) -143 (-6) -331 (-13) -290 (-11) -337 (-13) -543 (-21) -199 (-8) -152 (-6) -297 (-12) -130 (-5) -13 (0) +79 (+3) -2365 (-93)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day +0h 40' +0h 25' +0h 04' -0h 17' -0h 35' -0h 45' -0h 41' -0h 25' -0h 03' +0h 17' +0h 36' +0h 45'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) +10.8 +10.8 +10.9 +10.8 +9.4 +3.3 +8.4 +10.4 +10.4 +10.4 +10.5 +10.6   +9.6

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