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Puerto Plata vs Bogota Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Puerto Plata, Dominican Republic and Bogota, Colombia is approximately 1,718 km or 1,068 mi.
  • To reach Puerto Plata in this distance one would set out from Bogota bearing 12.8° or NNE and follow the great circles arc to approach Puerto Plata bearing 13.6° or NNE .
  • Puerto Plata has a tropical rainforest climate (Af) whereas Bogota has a subtropical highland climate with no dry season (Cfb).
  • Puerto Plata is in or near the subtropical moist forest biome whereas Bogota is in or near the warm temperate dry forest biome.
  • The average temperature is 11.7 °C (21.1°F) warmer.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 3.6 °C (6.5°F) more in Puerto Plata. The continentality subtype is truly hyperoceanic as opposed to extremely hyperoceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 1102 mm (43.4 in) more which is equivalent to 1102 l/m² (27.05 US gal/ft²) or 11,020,000 l/ha (1,178,111 US gal/ac) more. About 2 1/3 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 5.3° lower in Puerto Plata than in Bogota.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) +7 (+13) +7 (+13) +8 (+15) +10 (+17) +10 (+18) +13 (+23) +13 (+23) +13 (+23) +12 (+22) +12 (+22) +10 (+18) +9 (+16) +10 (+19)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) +10 (+18) +9 (+17) +10 (+18) +11 (+19) +11 (+20) +13 (+23) +14 (+25) +14 (+25) +13 (+24) +13 (+24) +12 (+21) +11 (+19) +12 (+21)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) +14 (+24) +12 (+21) +12 (+21) +12 (+21) +13 (+23) +14 (+25) +16 (+28) +16 (+29) +15 (+27) +14 (+26) +13 (+24) +13 (+23) +14 (+24)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +176 (+7) +119 (+5) +68 (+3) +49 (+2) +74 (+3) +25 (+1) +37 (+1) +39 (+2) +24 (+1) +43 (+2) +195 (+8) +253 (+10) +1102 (+43)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -0h 48' -0h 30' -0h 05' +0h 21' +0h 43' +0h 54' +0h 49' +0h 30' +0h 04' -0h 21' -0h 43' -0h 54'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -14.9 -14.8 -14.7 -0.5 +14.7 +15 +14.2 -0.5 -14.8 -14.8 -15 -15.1   -5.3

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