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Puerto Plata vs Barranquilla Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Puerto Plata, Dominican Republic and Barranquilla, Colombia is approximately 1,085 km or 674 mi.
  • To reach Puerto Plata in this distance one would set out from Barranquilla bearing 24.2° or NNE and follow the great circles arc to approach Puerto Plata bearing 25.3° or NNE .
  • Puerto Plata has a tropical rainforest climate (Af) whereas Barranquilla has a tropical wet and dry/ savanna climate with dry winters (Aw).
  • Puerto Plata is in or near the subtropical moist forest biome whereas Barranquilla is in or near the tropical very dry forest biome.
  • The mean temperature is 2.4 °C (4.2°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 3 °C (5.4°F) more in Puerto Plata. The continentality subtype is truly hyperoceanic as opposed to extremely hyperoceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 1096 mm (43.1 in) more which is equivalent to 1096 l/m² (26.9 US gal/ft²) or 10,960,000 l/ha (1,171,697 US gal/ac) more. About 2 1/3 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 4.1° lower in Puerto Plata than in Barranquilla.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) -5 (-8) -5 (-9) -4 (-7) -4 (-7) -4 (-8) -2 (-4) -2 (-3) -2 (-4) -2 (-3) -1 (-2) -3 (-5) -4 (-6) -3 (-6)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -4 (-6) -4 (-8) -4 (-6) -3 (-5) -3 (-6) -2 (-3) -1 (-2) -1 (-2) -1 (-2) -1 (-1) -2 (-4) -4 (-6) -2 (-4)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) -5 (-8) -6 (-10) -5 (-9) -4 (-8) -4 (-7) -3 (-5) -2 (-3) -2 (-3) -2 (-4) -2 (-3) -3 (-6) -5 (-9) -3 (-6)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +204 (+8) +161 (+6) +134 (+5) +135 (+5) +76 (+3) -22 (-1) +8 (+0) -14 (-1) -49 (-2) -24 (-1) +204 (+8) +283 (+11) +1096 (+43)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -0h 29' -0h 18' -0h 03' +0h 12' +0h 26' +0h 32' +0h 29' +0h 18' +0h 02' -0h 13' -0h 26' -0h 32'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -8.8 -8.7 -8.8 -6.6 +8.5 +8.9 +8 -6.5 -8.8 -8.7 -8.8 -8.9   -4.1

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