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Basel vs Higuey Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Basel, Switzerland and Higuey, Dominican Republic is approximately 7,476 km or 4,645 mi.
  • To reach Basel in this distance one would set out from Higuey bearing 45.3° or NE and follow the great circles arc to approach Basel bearing 93.1° or E .
  • Basel has a marine west coast climate (Cfb) whereas Higuey has a tropical rainforest climate (Af).
  • Basel is in or near the cool temperate moist forest biome whereas Higuey is in or near the subtropical moist forest biome.
  • The mean temperature is 16.9 °C (30.3°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 15.7 °C (28.3°F) more in Basel. The continentality subtype is semicontinental as opposed to truly hyperoceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 639.2 mm (25.2 in) less which is equivalent to 639.2 l/m² (15.69 US gal/ft²) or 6,392,000 l/ha (683,347 US gal/ac) less. About 5/9 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 27.4° lower in Basel than in Higuey.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) -25 (-45) -23 (-42) -18 (-33) -15 (-26) -11 (-20) -8 (-15) -6 (-12) -7 (-13) -11 (-19) -17 (-31) -22 (-39) -25 (-45) -16 (-28)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -25 (-44) -24 (-42) -19 (-35) -17 (-30) -13 (-23) -11 (-19) -9 (-16) -10 (-18) -13 (-23) -18 (-33) -21 (-38) -24 (-43) -17 (-30)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) -23 (-41) -22 (-39) -19 (-35) -17 (-31) -14 (-25) -12 (-22) -10 (-19) -10 (-19) -13 (-23) -16 (-30) -20 (-35) -22 (-39) -17 (-30)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -23 (-1) -27 (-1) -24 (-1) -50 (-2) -107 (-4) -8 (0) -32 (-1) -47 (-2) -55 (-2) -100 (-4) -96 (-4) -70 (-3) -639 (-25)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -2h 18' -1h 24' -0h 15' +0h 58' +2h 01' +2h 35' +2h 20' +1h 24' +0h 13' -1h 00' -2h 03' -2h 36'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -28.9 -28.9 -29 -29 -25.5 -19.2 -24.8 -28.8 -28.8 -28.7 -28.8 -28.9   -27.4

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