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Puerto Plata vs Caxias Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Puerto Plata, Dominican Republic and Caxias, Brazil is approximately 4,042 km or 2,512 mi.
  • To reach Puerto Plata in this distance one would set out from Caxias bearing 313.5° or NW and follow the great circles arc to approach Puerto Plata bearing 309.8° or NW .
  • Puerto Plata has a tropical rainforest climate (Af) whereas Caxias has a tropical wet and dry/ savanna climate with dry winters (Aw).
  • Puerto Plata is in or near the subtropical moist forest biome whereas Caxias is in or near the tropical dry forest biome.
  • The annual average temperature is 1.8 °C (3.2°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 1.1 °C (2°F) more in Puerto Plata. The continentality subtype is truly hyperoceanic for both.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 368.7 mm (14.5 in) more which is equivalent to 368.7 l/m² (9.05 US gal/ft²) or 3,687,000 l/ha (394,165 US gal/ac) more. About 1 1/4 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 4.9° lower in Puerto Plata than in Caxias.

Climate Comparison Table

The table shows values for Puerto Plata relative to Caxias. You can also view this comparison the other way around from the perspective of Caxias 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) -5 (-8) -4 (-6) -3 (-5) -2 (-4) +-1 (-1) +-1 (-2) +-3 (-5) -4 (-7) -5 (-8) -6 (-11) -6 (-11) -4 (-6)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -4 (-6) -4 (-6) -2 (-4) -2 (-3) -1 (-2) +1 (+1) +1 (+2) +0 (+0) -2 (-3) -3 (-5) -3 (-6) -4 (-8) -2 (-3)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) -3 (-6) -4 (-7) -3 (-6) -2 (-4) -1 (-2) +1 (+2) +3 (+5) +3 (+5) +0 (+0) -1 (-1) -2 (-4) -4 (-7) -1 (-2)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -33 (-1) -112 (-4) -207 (-8) -113 (-4) +31 (+1) +50 (+2) +64 (+3) +72 (+3) +84 (+3) +131 (+5) +231 (+9) +171 (+7) +369 (+15)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -1h 17' -0h 48' -0h 08' +0h 33' +1h 09' +1h 26' +1h 19' +0h 48' +0h 07' -0h 34' -1h 10' -1h 26'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -24.4 -23.8 -13.9 +9 +24.2 +24.6 +23.7 +9.1 -13.6 -23.7 -24.4 -24.6   -4.9

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