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Puerto Plata vs Antofagasta Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Puerto Plata, Dominican Republic and Antofagasta, Chile is approximately 4,804 km or 2,985 mi.
  • To reach Puerto Plata in this distance one would set out from Antofagasta bearing 359.8° or N and follow the great circles arc to approach Puerto Plata bearing 359.9° or N .
  • Puerto Plata has a tropical rainforest climate (Af) whereas Antofagasta has a mid-latitude cool desert climate (BWk).
  • Puerto Plata is in or near the subtropical moist forest biome whereas Antofagasta is in or near the warm temperate desert biome.
  • The annual mean temperature is 8.6 °C (15.6°F) warmer.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 2.1 °C (3.8°F) less in Puerto Plata. The continentality subtype is truly hyperoceanic for both.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 1924.3 mm (75.8 in) more which is equivalent to 1924.3 l/m² (47.23 US gal/ft²) or 19,243,000 l/ha (2,057,204 US gal/ac) more. About 1133 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 3.6° higher in Puerto Plata than in Antofagasta.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) +3 (+5) +2 (+4) +5 (+9) +8 (+14) +10 (+18) +13 (+23) +14 (+25) +14 (+25) +13 (+23) +12 (+22) +9 (+16) +5 (+9) +9 (+16)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) +3 (+5) +3 (+5) +5 (+9) +8 (+14) +10 (+18) +13 (+23) +14 (+24) +13 (+24) +12 (+22) +11 (+20) +8 (+15) +5 (+9) +9 (+16)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) +2 (+4) +1 (+2) +3 (+5) +6 (+11) +8 (+14) +11 (+20) +12 (+22) +12 (+22) +10 (+18) +9 (+16) +6 (+11) +3 (+5) +7 (+12)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +209 (+8) +162 (+6) +134 (+5) +160 (+6) +168 (+7) +82 (+3) +78 (+3) +87 (+3) +97 (+4) +158 (+6) +283 (+11) +307 (+12) +1924 (+76)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -2h 19' -1h 27' -0h 16' +1h 00' +2h 03' +2h 35' +2h 21' +1h 27' +0h 13' -1h 02' -2h 05' -2h 35'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -35.1 -16.9 +4.5 +27.6 +42.8 +43.2 +42.2 +27.6 +4.8 -17.7 -35.1 -42.8   +3.6

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