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Puerto Plata vs Canar Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Puerto Plata, Dominican Republic and Canar, Ecuador is approximately 2,644 km or 1,643 mi.
  • To reach Puerto Plata in this distance one would set out from Canar bearing 19.9° or NNE and follow the great circles arc to approach Puerto Plata bearing 21.2° or NNE .
  • Puerto Plata has a tropical rainforest climate (Af) whereas Canar has a subtropical highland climate with no dry season (Cfb).
  • Puerto Plata is in or near the subtropical moist forest biome whereas Canar is in or near the boreal wet forest biome.
  • The annual average temperature is 11.5 °C (20.7°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 1452.7 mm (57.2 in) more which is equivalent to 1452.7 l/m² (35.65 US gal/ft²) or 14,527,000 l/ha (1,553,033 US gal/ac) more. About 4 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 5.3° lower in Puerto Plata than in Canar.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) +11 (+19) +10 (+19) +8 (+15) +10 (+17) +13 (+23) +12 (+22) +16 (+28) +16 (+29) +12 (+21) +9 (+16) +13 (+24) +9 (+16) +12 (+21)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +172 (+7) +106 (+4) +71 (+3) +93 (+4) +129 (+5) +56 (+2) +56 (+2) +70 (+3) +70 (+3) +112 (+4) +243 (+10) +275 (+11) +1453 (+57)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -1h 10' -0h 44' -0h 08' +0h 30' +1h 02' +1h 19' +1h 11' +0h 44' +0h 07' -0h 31' -1h 03' -1h 19'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -22.1 -21.8 -16 +6.8 +21.9 +22.3 +21.4 +6.7 -15.8 -21.7 -22.1 -22.3   -5.3

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