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Puerto Plata vs Carrasco Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Puerto Plata, Dominican Republic and Carrasco, Uruguay is approximately 6,261 km or 3,891 mi.
  • To reach Puerto Plata in this distance one would set out from Carrasco bearing 343.5° or NNW and follow the great circles arc to approach Puerto Plata bearing 345.7° or NNW .
  • Puerto Plata has a tropical rainforest climate (Af) whereas Carrasco has a humid subtropical climate (Cfa).
  • Puerto Plata is in or near the subtropical moist forest biome whereas Carrasco is in or near the warm temperate dry forest biome.
  • The average annual temperature is 8.5 °C (15.4°F) warmer.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 7.5 °C (13.5°F) less in Puerto Plata. The continentality subtype is truly hyperoceanic as opposed to truly oceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 827 mm (32.6 in) more which is equivalent to 827 l/m² (20.3 US gal/ft²) or 8,270,000 l/ha (884,118 US gal/ac) more. About 1 3/4 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 14.7° higher in Puerto Plata than in Carrasco.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) +0 (+1) +0 (+0) +3 (+5) +7 (+13) +11 (+20) +16 (+28) +16 (+29) +16 (+28) +13 (+24) +11 (+19) +7 (+12) +2 (+4) +9 (+15)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +117 (+5) +70 (+3) +28 (+1) +73 (+3) +78 (+3) +3 (+0) -11 (0) -4 (0) +4 (+0) +51 (+2) +189 (+7) +229 (+9) +827 (+33)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -3h 06' -1h 56' -0h 21' +1h 20' +2h 45' +3h 28' +3h 09' +1h 56' +0h 18' -1h 22' -2h 47' -3h 28'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -24.4 -5.7 +15.8 +39 +54.2 +54.5 +53.6 +39 +16.1 -6.5 -24.7 -31.8   +14.7

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