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Puerto Plata vs Fortaleza Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Puerto Plata, Dominican Republic and Fortaleza, Brazil is approximately 4,362 km or 2,710 mi.
  • To reach Puerto Plata in this distance one would set out from Fortaleza bearing 308° or NW and follow the great circles arc to approach Puerto Plata bearing 303.4° or WNW .
  • Puerto Plata has a tropical rainforest climate (Af) whereas Fortaleza has a tropical wet and dry/ savanna climate with dry summers (As).
  • Both are in or near the subtropical moist forest biome.
  • The mean annual temperature is 1.6 °C (2.8°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 2.9 °C (5.2°F) more in Puerto Plata. The continentality subtype is truly hyperoceanic as opposed to extremely hyperoceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 283.7 mm (11.2 in) more which is equivalent to 283.7 l/m² (6.96 US gal/ft²) or 2,837,000 l/ha (303,294 US gal/ac) more. About 1 1/6 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 5.1° lower in Puerto Plata than in Fortaleza.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) -4 (-6) -3 (-6) -2 (-3) -1 (-1) 0 (0) +1 (+3) +2 (+3) +2 (+3) 2 (+3) 1 (+1) -2 (-3) -3 (-5) -1 (-1)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -4 (-8) -4 (-8) -3 (-5) -2 (-4) -1 (-2) +1 (+1) +1 (+2) +1 (+2) 0 (0) -1 (-1) -2 (-4) -4 (-7) -2 (-3)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) -6 (-10) -5 (-9) -5 (-9) -3 (-6) -2 (-4) 0 (0) +1 (+2) +0 (+1) -1 (-3) -3 (-5) -3 (-6) -6 (-10) -3 (-5)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +79 (+3) -54 (-2) -205 (-8) -188 (-7) -58 (-2) -78 (-3) -13 (-1) +57 (+2) +74 (+3) +142 (+6) +270 (+11) +257 (+10) +284 (+11)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -1h 14' -0h 46' -0h 08' +0h 32' +1h 06' +1h 23' +1h 15' +0h 46' +0h 07' -0h 33' -1h 07' -1h 23'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -23.3 -22.8 -14.9 +7.9 +23.1 +23.5 +22.6 +8 -14.6 -22.8 -23.3 -23.5   -5.1

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