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Kristiansand vs Puerto Plata Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Kristiansand, Norway and Puerto Plata, Dominican Republic is approximately 7,484 km or 4,651 mi.
  • To reach Kristiansand in this distance one would set out from Puerto Plata bearing 34.1° or NE and follow the great circles arc to approach Kristiansand bearing 91.2° or E .
  • Kristiansand has a marine west coast climate (Cfb) whereas Puerto Plata has a tropical rainforest climate (Af).
  • Kristiansand is in or near the cool temperate wet forest biome whereas Puerto Plata is in or near the subtropical moist forest biome.
  • The average annual temperature is 18 °C (32.3°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 14 °C (25.2°F) more in Kristiansand. The continentality subtype is semicontinental as opposed to truly hyperoceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 525 mm (20.7 in) less which is equivalent to 525 l/m² (12.88 US gal/ft²) or 5,250,000 l/ha (561,260 US gal/ac) less. About 3/4 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 37.3° lower in Kristiansand than in Puerto Plata.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) -26 (-47) -25 (-45) -23 (-41) -19 (-34) -14 (-25) -12 (-22) -10 (-18) -11 (-20) -15 (-27) -20 (-36) -23 (-41) -24 (-43) -19 (-33)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -25 (-45) -24 (-43) -22 (-40) -19 (-33) -15 (-26) -13 (-23) -11 (-19) -12 (-21) -15 (-26) -19 (-33) -22 (-39) -23 (-41) -18 (-32)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) -24 (-43) -23 (-41) -21 (-38) -18 (-32) -15 (-27) -13 (-23) -11 (-20) -12 (-22) -14 (-25) -17 (-31) -20 (-36) -21 (-38) -17 (-31)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -81 (-3) -62 (-2) -72 (-3) -87 (-3) -110 (-4) -7 (0) +26 (+1) +55 (+2) +59 (+2) -5 (0) -107 (-4) -134 (-5) -525 (-21)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -4h 01' -2h 22' -0h 25' +1h 37' +3h 29' +4h 35' +4h 05' +2h 22' +0h 21' -1h 40' -3h 32' -4h 36'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -38.4 -38.4 -38.5 -38.4 -37 -31 -36.1 -38.3 -38.2 -38.2 -38.2 -38.3   -37.3

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