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Puerto Plata vs Guatemala City Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Puerto Plata, Dominican Republic and Guatemala City, Guatemala is approximately 2,195 km or 1,364 mi.
  • To reach Puerto Plata in this distance one would set out from Guatemala City bearing 72.1° or ENE and follow the great circles arc to approach Puerto Plata bearing 78.1° or ENE .
  • Puerto Plata has a tropical rainforest climate (Af) whereas Guatemala City has a humid subtropical climate with dry winters (Cwa).
  • Puerto Plata is in or near the subtropical moist forest biome whereas Guatemala City is in or near the warm temperate moist forest biome.
  • The annual average temperature is 5.1 °C (9.2°F) warmer.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 1 °C (1.8°F) less in Puerto Plata. The continentality subtype is truly hyperoceanic for both.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 610 mm (24 in) more which is equivalent to 610 l/m² (14.97 US gal/ft²) or 6,100,000 l/ha (652,130 US gal/ac) more. About 1 1/2 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 2.7° lower in Puerto Plata than in Guatemala City.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) +4 (+7) +2 (+4) +1 (+2) +1 (+2) +0 (0) +4 (+7) +5 (+9) +5 (+9) +5 (+9) +7 (+13) +6 (+11) +6 (+11) +4 (+7)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) +6 (+11) +4 (+7) +3 (+5) +4 (+6) +3 (+5) +5 (+9) +6 (+11) +6 (+11) +6 (+10) +7 (+13) +7 (+12) +6 (+11) +5 (+9)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) +8 (+14) +6 (+11) +5 (+9) +6 (+11) +5 (+9) +6 (+11) +7 (+13) +7 (+13) +6 (+11) +7 (+13) +7 (+13) +6 (+11) +6 (+11)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +201 (+8) +159 (+6) +121 (+5) +130 (+5) +16 (+1) -192 (-8) -125 (-5) -110 (-4) -134 (-5) -15 (-1) +260 (+10) +299 (+12) +610 (+24)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -0h 17' -0h 10' -0h 01' +0h 07' +0h 15' +0h 19' +0h 17' +0h 10' +0h 01' -0h 07' -0h 15' -0h 19'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -5.1 -5.1 -5.1 -5.2 +4.8 +5.1 +4.4 -5 -5.1 -5.1 -5.1 -5.2   -2.7

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