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Puerto Plata vs Chachapoyas Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Puerto Plata, Dominican Republic and Chachapoyas, Peru is approximately 2,994 km or 1,861 mi.
  • To reach Puerto Plata in this distance one would set out from Chachapoyas bearing 15.3° or NNE and follow the great circles arc to approach Puerto Plata bearing 16.2° or NNE .
  • Puerto Plata has a tropical rainforest climate (Af) whereas Chachapoyas has a subtropical highland climate with no dry season (Cfb).
  • Both are in or near the subtropical moist forest biome.
  • The annual average temperature is 10.4 °C (18.8°F) warmer.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 3 °C (5.4°F) more in Puerto Plata. The continentality subtype is truly hyperoceanic as opposed to extremely hyperoceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 1114.8 mm (43.9 in) more which is equivalent to 1114.8 l/m² (27.36 US gal/ft²) or 11,148,000 l/ha (1,191,795 US gal/ac) more. About 2 3/8 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 4.7° lower in Puerto Plata than in Chachapoyas.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) +7 (+12) +7 (+13) +8 (+15) +9 (+16) +9 (+16) +11 (+21) +12 (+21) +11 (+20) +11 (+20) +11 (+19) +8 (+15) +7 (+13) +9 (+17)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) +8 (+15) +8 (+14) +9 (+16) +10 (+17) +10 (+18) +12 (+22) +13 (+24) +13 (+24) +12 (+22) +12 (+21) +10 (+18) +8 (+15) +10 (+19)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) +9 (+17) +8 (+15) +9 (+16) +10 (+18) +12 (+21) +13 (+24) +15 (+27) +15 (+27) +13 (+24) +12 (+22) +12 (+21) +10 (+17) +12 (+21)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +122 (+5) +66 (+3) +13 (+1) +73 (+3) +125 (+5) +54 (+2) +59 (+2) +55 (+2) +49 (+2) +70 (+3) +196 (+8) +233 (+9) +1115 (+44)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -1h 22' -0h 51' -0h 09' +0h 35' +1h 12' +1h 31' +1h 23' +0h 51' +0h 08' -0h 36' -1h 13' -1h 31'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -25.7 -24.9 -12.6 +10.4 +25.6 +25.9 +25 +10.4 -12.3 -24.8 -25.7 -26   -4.7

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