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Puerto Plata vs Cajamarca Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Puerto Plata, Dominican Republic and Cajamarca, Peru is approximately 3,112 km or 1,934 mi.
  • To reach Puerto Plata in this distance one would set out from Cajamarca bearing 16° or NNE and follow the great circles arc to approach Puerto Plata bearing 16.9° or NNE .
  • Puerto Plata has a tropical rainforest climate (Af) whereas Cajamarca has a subtropical highland climate with dry winters (Cwb).
  • Puerto Plata is in or near the subtropical moist forest biome whereas Cajamarca is in or near the warm temperate dry forest biome.
  • The annual mean temperature is 11.3 °C (20.4°F) warmer.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 2 °C (3.6°F) more in Puerto Plata. The continentality subtype is truly hyperoceanic as opposed to extremely hyperoceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 1211 mm (47.7 in) more which is equivalent to 1211 l/m² (29.72 US gal/ft²) or 12,110,000 l/ha (1,294,639 US gal/ac) more. About 2 2/3 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 4.5° lower in Puerto Plata than in Cajamarca.

Climate Comparison Table

The table shows values for Puerto Plata relative to Cajamarca. You can also view this comparison the other way around from the perspective of Cajamarca 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) +6 (+11) +7 (+13) +8 (+14) +7 (+13) +9 (+16) +9 (+16) +9 (+16) +9 (+16) +9 (+16) +7 (+13) +6 (+11) +8 (+14)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) +8 (+14) +9 (+15) +10 (+17) +11 (+19) +12 (+21) +14 (+25) +15 (+26) +14 (+25) +13 (+23) +12 (+22) +11 (+20) +10 (+17) +11 (+20)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) +11 (+20) +11 (+20) +12 (+22) +13 (+23) +16 (+29) +19 (+34) +20 (+36) +19 (+34) +17 (+31) +15 (+27) +15 (+27) +13 (+23) +15 (+27)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +118 (+5) +55 (+2) +17 (+1) +74 (+3) +125 (+5) +69 (+3) +73 (+3) +80 (+3) +39 (+2) +100 (+4) +235 (+9) +226 (+9) +1211 (+48)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -1h 24' -0h 53' -0h 09' +0h 36' +1h 15' +1h 34' +1h 26' +0h 53' +0h 08' -0h 38' -1h 16' -1h 34'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -26.6 -25.6 -11.7 +11.3 +26.5 +26.9 +26 +11.3 -11.4 -25.5 -26.6 -26.9   -4.5

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