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Puerto Plata vs Catacamas Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Puerto Plata, Dominican Republic and Catacamas, Honduras is approximately 1,719 km or 1,068 mi.
  • To reach Puerto Plata in this distance one would set out from Catacamas bearing 69.5° or ENE and follow the great circles arc to approach Puerto Plata bearing 74.1° or ENE .
  • Puerto Plata has a tropical rainforest climate (Af) whereas Catacamas has a tropical wet and dry/ savanna climate with dry winters (Aw).
  • Puerto Plata is in or near the subtropical moist forest biome whereas Catacamas is in or near the subtropical wet forest biome.
  • The mean annual temperature is 0.1 °C (0.2°F) warmer.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 0.4 °C (0.7°F) more in Puerto Plata. The continentality subtype is truly hyperoceanic for both.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 516.8 mm (20.3 in) more which is equivalent to 516.8 l/m² (12.68 US gal/ft²) or 5,168,000 l/ha (552,494 US gal/ac) more. About 1 3/8 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 2.6° lower in Puerto Plata than in Catacamas.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) +0 (+0) -1 (-3) -2 (-4) -2 (-4) -2 (-4) +1 (+2) +2 (+4) +2 (+3) +1 (+2) +2 (+3) +1 (+2) +0 (+1) +0 (+0)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +167 (+7) +136 (+5) +114 (+4) +123 (+5) +31 (+1) -163 (-6) -156 (-6) -97 (-4) -102 (-4) +4 (+0) +207 (+8) +254 (+10) +517 (+20)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -0h 16' -0h 10' -0h 01' +0h 07' +0h 14' +0h 18' +0h 16' +0h 10' +0h 01' -0h 07' -0h 14' -0h 18'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -4.8 -4.8 -4.8 -4.9 +4.5 +4.8 +4.1 -4.8 -4.8 -4.8 -4.8 -4.9   -2.6

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