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Puerto Plata vs Zaranj Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Puerto Plata, Dominican Republic and Zaranj, Afghanistan is approximately 12,422 km or 7,719 mi.
  • To reach Puerto Plata in this distance one would set out from Zaranj bearing 311.6° or NW and follow the great circles arc to approach Puerto Plata bearing 222.9° or SW .
  • Puerto Plata has a tropical rainforest climate (Af) whereas Zaranj has a subtropical hot desert climate (BWh).
  • Puerto Plata is in or near the subtropical moist forest biome whereas Zaranj is in or near the subtropical desert biome.
  • The mean annual temperature is 3.7 °C (6.7°F) warmer.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 24 °C (43.2°F) less in Puerto Plata. The continentality subtype is truly hyperoceanic as opposed to truly continental.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 1874.5 mm (73.8 in) more which is equivalent to 1874.5 l/m² (46 US gal/ft²) or 18,745,000 l/ha (2,003,965 US gal/ac) more. About 37 2/5 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 10.2° higher in Puerto Plata than in Zaranj.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) +13 (+23) +8 (+15) +3 (+5) +-4 (-6) -8 (-15) -12 (-21) -12 (-21) -10 (-19) -6 (-11) +0 (0) +6 (+11) +10 (+19) +-1 (-2)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) +17 (+30) +13 (+23) +8 (+14) +1 (+2) -4 (-7) -7 (-12) -8 (-14) -5 (-10) -1 (-1) +5 (+8) +12 (+21) +15 (+27) +4 (+7)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) +19 (+34) +15 (+27) +11 (+20) +5 (+10) +1 (+2) -3 (-6) -4 (-8) -2 (-3) +4 (+6) +10 (+17) +16 (+29) +18 (+33) +7 (+13)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +189 (+7) +152 (+6) +123 (+5) +158 (+6) +167 (+7) +82 (+3) +78 (+3) +88 (+3) +97 (+4) +157 (+6) +282 (+11) +302 (+12) +1875 (+74)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day +0h 43' +0h 26' +0h 04' -0h 18' -0h 38' -0h 48' -0h 43' -0h 26' -0h 04' +0h 19' +0h 38' +0h 48'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) +11.3 +11.4 +11.4 +11.3 +9.9 +3.9 +9 +11.1 +11 +11.1 +11.1 +11.2   +10.2

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