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Puerto Plata vs Zinder Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Puerto Plata, Dominican Republic and Zinder, Niger is approximately 8,420 km or 5,233 mi.
  • To reach Puerto Plata in this distance one would set out from Zinder bearing 287.3° or WNW and follow the great circles arc to approach Puerto Plata bearing 260.2° or W .
  • Puerto Plata has a tropical rainforest climate (Af) whereas Zinder has a subtropical hot desert climate (BWh).
  • Puerto Plata is in or near the subtropical moist forest biome whereas Zinder is in or near the tropical very dry forest biome.
  • The average annual temperature is 3.2 °C (5.7°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 6.9 °C (12.4°F) less in Puerto Plata. The continentality subtype is truly hyperoceanic as opposed to truly oceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 1515 mm (59.6 in) more which is equivalent to 1515 l/m² (37.18 US gal/ft²) or 15,150,000 l/ha (1,619,636 US gal/ac) more. About 4 2/3 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 3.1° lower in Puerto Plata than in Zinder.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) +-2 (-4) -6 (-10) -8 (-15) -11 (-19) -12 (-21) -7 (-13) -4 (-7) -2 (-3) -5 (-8) -6 (-11) -5 (-8) +-16 (-28) -7 (-12)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) +1 (+2) -2 (-4) -5 (-10) -8 (-14) -8 (-15) -5 (-10) -2 (-4) -1 (-1) -3 (-5) -4 (-6) -1 (-2) +1 (+1) -3 (-6)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) +4 (+8) +1 (+2) -2 (-4) -5 (-9) -6 (-10) -4 (-6) -1 (-1) 0 (0) -2 (-3) -1 (-2) +2 (+4) +4 (+6) -1 (-1)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +209 (+8) +162 (+6) +134 (+5) +159 (+6) +153 (+6) +43 (+2) -51 (-2) -80 (-3) +44 (+2) +153 (+6) +283 (+11) +307 (+12) +1515 (+60)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -0h 20' -0h 12' -0h 02' +0h 08' +0h 17' +0h 22' +0h 20' +0h 12' +0h 01' -0h 08' -0h 18' -0h 22'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -5.9 -5.8 -5.8 -5.9 +5.6 +6 +5.2 -5.9 -6 -6 -6 -6   -3.1

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