Vs > Puerto Plata
Switzerland flag

Basel vs Puerto Plata Climate & Distance Between

Dominican Republic flag
  • The distance between Basel, Switzerland and Puerto Plata, Dominican Republic is approximately 7,524 km or 4,676 mi.
  • To reach Basel in this distance one would set out from Puerto Plata bearing 45.6° or NE and follow the great circles arc to approach Basel bearing 95.3° or E .
  • Basel has a marine west coast climate (Cfb) whereas Puerto Plata has a tropical rainforest climate (Af).
  • Basel is in or near the cool temperate moist forest biome whereas Puerto Plata is in or near the subtropical moist forest biome.
  • The average temperature is 15.5 °C (28°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 14.5 °C (26.1°F) more in Basel. The continentality subtype is semicontinental as opposed to truly hyperoceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 1142 mm (45 in) less which is equivalent to 1142 l/m² (28.03 US gal/ft²) or 11,420,000 l/ha (1,220,874 US gal/ac) less. About 2/5 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 26.7° lower in Basel than in Puerto Plata.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) -23 (-41) -21 (-38) -16 (-29) -13 (-23) -9 (-16) -7 (-13) -5 (-9) -6 (-11) -9 (-16) -16 (-29) -20 (-36) -24 (-43) -14 (-25)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -23 (-41) -22 (-39) -18 (-32) -16 (-28) -11 (-20) -10 (-17) -8 (-14) -9 (-16) -12 (-21) -18 (-32) -20 (-36) -23 (-41) -16 (-28)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) -22 (-40) -20 (-36) -18 (-32) -16 (-29) -13 (-23) -11 (-20) -10 (-18) -10 (-18) -12 (-22) -16 (-29) -19 (-34) -20 (-36) -16 (-28)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -156 (-6) -122 (-5) -86 (-3) -105 (-4) -92 (-4) +11 (+0) +8 (+0) +6 (+0) -18 (-1) -98 (-4) -227 (-9) -263 (-10) -1142 (-45)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -2h 14' -1h 21' -0h 14' +0h 56' +1h 58' +2h 31' +2h 16' +1h 22' +0h 12' -0h 58' -1h 59' -2h 31'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -27.8 -27.8 -27.9 -27.8 -26.4 -20.4 -25.5 -27.7 -27.6 -27.6 -27.6 -27.7   -26.7

There are so many comparison pages. Please post a link to one to help people find them:

Basel vs Puerto Plata Discussion

You are welcome to incorporate your thoughts on the differences in climate or other matters such as contrasts in culture, standard of living, demographics etc.

Currently under general maintenance.

Climate Guides for Locations near Basel

Climate Guides for Locations near Puerto Plata


Countries A-Z:         A | B | C | D | E | F | G | H | I | J | K | L | M | N | O | P | R | S | T | U | V | W | Y | Z
Bright Future Dir.

© 2009 - 2015 climatemps.com - Sitemap - Contact Us - Privacy Policy -