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Puerto Plata vs Caparao Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Puerto Plata, Dominican Republic and Caparao, Brazil is approximately 5,459 km or 3,392 mi.
  • To reach Puerto Plata in this distance one would set out from Caparao bearing 323.3° or NW and follow the great circles arc to approach Puerto Plata bearing 323.5° or NW .
  • Puerto Plata has a tropical rainforest climate (Af) whereas Caparao has a subtropical highland climate with dry winters (Cwb).
  • Both are in or near the subtropical moist forest biome.
  • The annual average temperature is 6.2 °C (11.2°F) warmer.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 1.6 °C (2.9°F) less in Puerto Plata. The continentality subtype is truly hyperoceanic for both.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 586.3 mm (23.1 in) more which is equivalent to 586.3 l/m² (14.39 US gal/ft²) or 5,863,000 l/ha (626,794 US gal/ac) more. About 1 4/9 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 1.4° higher in Puerto Plata than in Caparao.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) +0 (0) +-2 (-3) +0 (0) +3 (+5) +4 (+7) +7 (+12) +8 (+14) +6 (+12) +6 (+11) +5 (+9) +2 (+4) +1 (+2) +3 (+6)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) +2 (+4) +1 (+2) +3 (+5) +6 (+10) +8 (+14) +11 (+20) +12 (+21) +11 (+19) +9 (+16) +7 (+13) +5 (+8) +3 (+5) +6 (+11)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) +3 (+6) +3 (+5) +4 (+7) +7 (+13) +11 (+19) +14 (+25) +15 (+27) +14 (+25) +11 (+19) +9 (+16) +7 (+12) +4 (+7) +8 (+15)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -29 (-1) +20 (+1) -5 (0) +82 (+3) +118 (+5) +66 (+3) +46 (+2) +59 (+2) +45 (+2) +29 (+1) +80 (+3) +76 (+3) +586 (+23)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -2h 08' -1h 20' -0h 14' +0h 55' +1h 54' +2h 23' +2h 10' +1h 20' +0h 12' -0h 57' -1h 55' -2h 23'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -36.9 -19.7 +1.5 +24.7 +39.9 +40.2 +39.3 +24.7 +1.9 -20.4 -36.5 -40.2   +1.4

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