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Puerto Plata vs Copiapo-Chamonate Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Puerto Plata, Dominican Republic and Copiapo-Chamonate, Chile is approximately 5,243 km or 3,258 mi.
  • To reach Puerto Plata in this distance one would set out from Copiapo-Chamonate bearing 359.7° or N and follow the great circles arc to approach Puerto Plata bearing 359.7° or N .
  • Puerto Plata has a tropical rainforest climate (Af) whereas Copiapo-Chamonate has a mid-latitude cool desert climate (BWk).
  • Puerto Plata is in or near the subtropical moist forest biome whereas Copiapo-Chamonate is in or near the warm temperate desert scrub biome.
  • The average annual temperature is 9.8 °C (17.7°F) warmer.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 3.8 °C (6.8°F) less in Puerto Plata. The continentality subtype is truly hyperoceanic as opposed to barely hyperoceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 1914 mm (75.4 in) more which is equivalent to 1914 l/m² (46.97 US gal/ft²) or 19,140,000 l/ha (2,046,193 US gal/ac) more. About 160 1/2 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 7.4° higher in Puerto Plata than in Copiapo-Chamonate.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) +3 (+6) +3 (+6) +6 (+10) +9 (+16) +12 (+21) +15 (+27) +16 (+28) +15 (+27) +13 (+24) +12 (+21) +9 (+15) +5 (+9) +10 (+18)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +209 (+8) +162 (+6) +133 (+5) +160 (+6) +168 (+7) +81 (+3) +72 (+3) +86 (+3) +97 (+4) +158 (+6) +283 (+11) +307 (+12) +1914 (+75)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -2h 34' -1h 36' -0h 17' +1h 06' +2h 17' +2h 52' +2h 36' +1h 36' +0h 15' -1h 08' -2h 18' -2h 52'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -31.6 -13 +8.4 +31.6 +46.8 +47.1 +46.2 +31.6 +8.7 -13.8 -31.8 -39.2   +7.4

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