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Faro vs Higuey Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Faro, Portugal and Higuey, Dominican Republic is approximately 6,205 km or 3,856 mi.
  • To reach Faro in this distance one would set out from Higuey bearing 57.4° or ENE and follow the great circles arc to approach Faro bearing 88.3° or E .
  • Faro has a Mediterranean hot climate (Csa) whereas Higuey has a tropical rainforest climate (Af).
  • Faro is in or near the warm temperate thorn steppe biome whereas Higuey is in or near the subtropical moist forest biome.
  • The annual average temperature is 9.2 °C (16.5°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 8.2 °C (14.8°F) more in Faro. The continentality subtype is truly oceanic as opposed to truly hyperoceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 901.2 mm (35.5 in) less which is equivalent to 901.2 l/m² (22.12 US gal/ft²) or 9,012,000 l/ha (963,443 US gal/ac) less. About 3/8 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 16.9° lower in Faro than in Higuey.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) -13 (-23) -13 (-23) -12 (-21) -11 (-20) -9 (-16) -7 (-12) -4 (-7) -4 (-6) -6 (-10) -9 (-16) -11 (-20) -12 (-22) -9 (-16)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -13 (-23) -12 (-22) -12 (-21) -11 (-19) -9 (-16) -7 (-13) -5 (-8) -4 (-8) -6 (-11) -9 (-15) -11 (-20) -12 (-22) -9 (-16)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) -12 (-22) -12 (-21) -11 (-21) -11 (-19) -10 (-17) -7 (-13) -5 (-10) -5 (-10) -6 (-11) -8 (-15) -11 (-19) -12 (-22) -9 (-17)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +2 (+0) +5 (+0) -33 (-1) -67 (-3) -162 (-6) -93 (-4) -117 (-5) -137 (-5) -120 (-5) -93 (-4) -66 (-3) -20 (-1) -901 (-35)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -1h 14' -0h 46' -0h 08' +0h 31' +1h 06' +1h 23' +1h 15' +0h 46' +0h 07' -0h 32' -1h 07' -1h 23'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -18.4 -18.4 -18.4 -18.5 -15 -8.7 -14.4 -18.3 -18.3 -18.2 -18.3 -18.4   -16.9

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