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Puerto Plata vs La Paz, Baja California Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Puerto Plata, Dominican Republic and La Paz, Baja California, Mexico is approximately 4,105 km or 2,551 mi.
  • To reach Puerto Plata in this distance one would set out from La Paz, Baja California bearing 88.9° or E and follow the great circles arc to approach Puerto Plata bearing 104.3° or ESE .
  • Puerto Plata has a tropical rainforest climate (Af) whereas La Paz, Baja California has a subtropical hot desert climate (BWh).
  • Puerto Plata is in or near the subtropical moist forest biome whereas La Paz, Baja California is in or near the subtropical desert scrub biome.
  • The mean temperature is 1.3 °C (2.3°F) warmer.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 7.5 °C (13.5°F) less in Puerto Plata. The continentality subtype is truly hyperoceanic as opposed to truly oceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 1711.5 mm (67.4 in) more which is equivalent to 1711.5 l/m² (42 US gal/ft²) or 17,115,000 l/ha (1,829,707 US gal/ac) more. About 9 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 3.4° higher in Puerto Plata than in La Paz, Baja California.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) +5 (+9) +4 (+7) +2 (+4) +0 (0) -2 (-4) -2 (-4) -4 (-7) -3 (-5) -2 (-4) +0 (0) +2 (+4) +4 (+7) +0 (+1)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) +6 (+10) +4 (+7) +4 (+6) +2 (+3) 0 (0) 0 (0) -3 (-5) -2 (-4) -2 (-4) +1 (+1) +3 (+5) +4 (+7) +1 (+2)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) +6 (+11) +4 (+7) +5 (+9) +3 (+5) +2 (+4) +2 (+4) -1 (-2) -1 (-2) -2 (-4) +1 (+2) +3 (+5) +4 (+7) +2 (+4)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +193 (+8) +156 (+6) +133 (+5) +159 (+6) +168 (+7) +79 (+3) +66 (+3) +34 (+1) +17 (+1) +147 (+6) +274 (+11) +286 (+11) +1712 (+67)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day +0h 15' +0h 09' +0h 01' -0h 06' -0h 14' -0h 17' -0h 16' -0h 09' -0h 01' +0h 07' +0h 14' +0h 17'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) +4.4 +4.4 +4.4 +4.3 +3.1 -2.9 +2.5 +4.4 +4.4 +4.4 +4.4 +4.4   +3.4

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