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Highbank vs Puerto Plata Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Highbank, New Zealand and Puerto Plata, Dominican Republic is approximately 13,720 km or 8,526 mi.
  • To reach Highbank in this distance one would set out from Puerto Plata bearing 230.2° or SW and follow the great circles arc to approach Highbank bearing 273.9° or W .
  • Highbank has a marine west coast climate (Cfb) whereas Puerto Plata has a tropical rainforest climate (Af).
  • Highbank is in or near the cool temperate steppe biome whereas Puerto Plata is in or near the subtropical moist forest biome.
  • The annual mean temperature is 14.1 °C (25.5°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 5.5 °C (9.9°F) more in Highbank. The continentality subtype is barely hyperoceanic as opposed to truly hyperoceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 992 mm (39.1 in) less which is equivalent to 992 l/m (24.35 US gal/ft) or 9,920,000 l/ha (1,060,514 US gal/ac) less. About 1/2 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 23.4° lower in Highbank than in Puerto Plata.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -7 (-13) -7 (-13) -9 (-17) -13 (-23) -16 (-30) -20 (-36) -21 (-38) -20 (-37) -18 (-32) -16 (-28) -13 (-23) -9 (-16) -14 (-25)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -127 (-5) -91 (-4) -52 (-2) -75 (-3) -85 (-3) -24 (-1) +2 (+0) -8 (0) -27 (-1) -72 (-3) -207 (-8) -227 (-9) -992 (-39)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day +3h 53' +2h 24' +0h 26' -1h 39' -3h 26' -4h 21' -3h 56' -2h 24' -0h 22' +1h 43' +3h 29' +4h 21'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day () +15.9 -2.7 -24.3 -47.5 -62.8 -63.3 -62.5 -47.9 -25.1 -2.3 +16 +23.1   -23.4

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