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Puerto Plata vs Altamira Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Puerto Plata, Dominican Republic and Altamira, Dominican Republic is approximately 31 km or 19 mi.
  • To reach Puerto Plata in this distance one would set out from Altamira bearing 73.1° or ENE and follow the great circles arc to approach Puerto Plata bearing 73.2° or ENE .
  • Both have a tropical rainforest climate (Af).
  • Both are in or near the subtropical moist forest biome.
  • The average temperature is 0.4 °C (0.7°F) warmer.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 0.1 °C (0.2°F) more in Puerto Plata. The continentality subtype is truly hyperoceanic for both.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 125.5 mm (4.9 in) more which is equivalent to 125.5 l/m² (3.08 US gal/ft²) or 1,255,000 l/ha (134,168 US gal/ac) more. About 1 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 0.1° lower in Puerto Plata than in Altamira.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) +0 (0) -1 (-2) +-1 (-2) +-1 (-1) -2 (-3) +-1 (-2) +-1 (-2) +-1 (-2) +-1 (-2) +-1 (-1) +0 (-1) +1 (+1) +-1 (-1)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) +1 (+2) 0 (0) +0 (+0) +0 (+1) 0 (-1) +0 (+0) +1 (+1) +0 (+1) +0 (+0) +1 (+1) +1 (+2) +1 (+2) +0 (+1)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) +2 (+3) +1 (+1) +1 (+2) +1 (+3) +1 (+2) +1 (+2) +2 (+4) +2 (+4) +1 (+2) +2 (+3) +2 (+4) +1 (+3) +2 (+3)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +73 (+3) +56 (+2) +25 (+1) -6 (0) -39 (-2) -36 (-1) +10 (+0) +6 (+0) -44 (-2) -41 (-2) +12 (+0) +109 (+4) +126 (+5)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -0h 00' -0h 00' -0h 00' +0h 00' +0h 00' +0h 00' +0h 00' +0h 00' +0h 00' -0h 00' -0h 00' -0h 00'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) +0 +0 -0.1 -0.1 +0.1 +0.1 +0.1 -0.1 -0.1 -0.1 -0.1 -0.1   -0.1

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