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Puerto Plata vs Yuma, Arizona Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Puerto Plata, Dominican Republic and Yuma, Arizona, Usa is approximately 4,587 km or 2,850 mi.
  • To reach Puerto Plata in this distance one would set out from Yuma, Arizona bearing 97° or E and follow the great circles arc to approach Puerto Plata bearing 117.4° or ESE .
  • Puerto Plata has a tropical rainforest climate (Af) whereas Yuma, Arizona has a subtropical hot desert climate (BWh).
  • Puerto Plata is in or near the subtropical moist forest biome whereas Yuma, Arizona is in or near the subtropical desert biome.
  • The annual average temperature is 1.6 °C (3°F) warmer.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 16.2 °C (29.2°F) less in Puerto Plata. The continentality subtype is truly hyperoceanic as opposed to semicontinental.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 1845.4 mm (72.7 in) more which is equivalent to 1845.4 l/m² (45.29 US gal/ft²) or 18,454,000 l/ha (1,972,855 US gal/ac) more. About 23 8/9 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 11.9° higher in Puerto Plata than in Yuma, Arizona.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) +7 (+12) +3 (+6) +2 (+3) +-1 (-2) -6 (-10) -9 (-15) -10 (-19) -10 (-17) -7 (-13) +-1 (-3) +4 (+7) +8 (+14) +-2 (-3)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) +9 (+17) +7 (+12) +5 (+9) +3 (+5) -1 (-2) -4 (-8) -7 (-13) -7 (-12) -4 (-7) +2 (+3) +7 (+13) +10 (+18) +2 (+3)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) +12 (+22) +10 (+17) +9 (+15) +6 (+12) +3 (+6) 0 (0) -4 (-7) -4 (-7) -1 (-2) +5 (+9) +11 (+19) +12 (+22) +5 (+9)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +200 (+8) +156 (+6) +129 (+5) +156 (+6) +167 (+7) +82 (+3) +71 (+3) +72 (+3) +89 (+4) +151 (+6) +277 (+11) +296 (+12) +1845 (+73)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day +0h 50' +0h 31' +0h 05' -0h 21' -0h 44' -0h 56' -0h 51' -0h 31' -0h 04' +0h 22' +0h 45' +0h 56'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) +12.9 +12.8 +12.8 +12.8 +11.5 +5.5 +10.8 +12.9 +12.9 +12.9 +12.9 +12.9   +11.9

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