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Higuey vs Parakou Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Higuey, Dominican Republic and Parakou, Benin is approximately 7,720 km or 4,797 mi.
  • To reach Higuey in this distance one would set out from Parakou bearing 286.5° or WNW and follow the great circles arc to approach Higuey bearing 266.7° or W .
  • Higuey has a tropical rainforest climate (Af) whereas Parakou has a tropical wet and dry/ savanna climate with dry winters (Aw).
  • Higuey is in or near the subtropical moist forest biome whereas Parakou is in or near the tropical dry forest biome.
  • The average temperature is 0.3 °C (0.6°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 1.6 °C (2.9°F) less in Higuey. The continentality subtype is truly hyperoceanic for both.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 274.2 mm (10.8 in) more which is equivalent to 274.2 l/m² (6.73 US gal/ft²) or 2,742,000 l/ha (293,138 US gal/ac) more. About 1 1/4 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 3.8° lower in Higuey than in Parakou.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) -5 (-9) -7 (-12) -6 (-11) -4 (-8) -2 (-3) +2 (+3) +3 (+6) +4 (+7) +3 (+5) +1 (+1) -3 (-5) -5 (-8) -2 (-3)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -2 (-4) -4 (-7) -4 (-8) -3 (-6) -1 (-2) +2 (+3) +3 (+5) +3 (+6) +3 (+5) +1 (+2) 0 (-1) -1 (-2) 0 (-1)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) +1 (+2) -1 (-3) -3 (-5) -2 (-4) 0 (0) +2 (+3) +2 (+4) +3 (+5) +3 (+5) +2 (+3) +2 (+3) +2 (+4) +1 (+1)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +72 (+3) +58 (+2) +32 (+1) +20 (+1) +52 (+2) -71 (-3) -72 (-3) -68 (-3) -71 (-3) +69 (+3) +146 (+6) +107 (+4) +274 (+11)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -0h 30' -0h 18' -0h 03' +0h 13' +0h 26' +0h 33' +0h 30' +0h 18' +0h 02' -0h 13' -0h 27' -0h 33'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -9.2 -9.1 -9.1 -4 +9.1 +9.2 +8.9 -3.9 -9.2 -9.2 -9.2 -9.2   -3.8

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