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Puerto Plata vs Guayaquil Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Puerto Plata, Dominican Republic and Guayaquil, Ecuador is approximately 2,641 km or 1,641 mi.
  • To reach Puerto Plata in this distance one would set out from Guayaquil bearing 22.3° or NNE and follow the great circles arc to approach Puerto Plata bearing 23.7° or NNE .
  • Puerto Plata has a tropical rainforest climate (Af) whereas Guayaquil has a tropical wet and dry/ savanna climate with dry winters (Aw).
  • Puerto Plata is in or near the subtropical moist forest biome whereas Guayaquil is in or near the subtropical dry forest biome.
  • The average temperature is 0.7 °C (1.3°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 1.7 °C (3.1°F) more in Puerto Plata. The continentality subtype is truly hyperoceanic as opposed to extremely hyperoceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 900.2 mm (35.4 in) more which is equivalent to 900.2 l/m² (22.09 US gal/ft²) or 9,002,000 l/ha (962,374 US gal/ac) more. About 1 7/8 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 5.3° lower in Puerto Plata than in Guayaquil.

Climate Comparison Table

The table shows values for Puerto Plata relative to Guayaquil. You can also view this comparison the other way around from the perspective of Guayaquil 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) -3 (-5) -3 (-5) -2 (-4) -1 (-2) +2 (+4) +3 (+5) +2 (+4) +1 (+2) +1 (+2) -1 (-2) -3 (-5) -1 (-1)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -4 (-7) -4 (-8) -4 (-6) -3 (-5) -1 (-3) +1 (+2) +3 (+5) +3 (+5) +2 (+3) +2 (+3) 0 (-1) -3 (-5) -1 (-1)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) -3 (-5) -4 (-7) -4 (-7) -2 (-4) -1 (-2) +1 (+2) +3 (+5) +3 (+5) +2 (+4) +2 (+4) 0 (0) -3 (-5) -1 (-1)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -21 (-1) -80 (-3) -118 (-5) +7 (+0) +108 (+4) +49 (+2) +68 (+3) +87 (+3) +95 (+4) +155 (+6) +277 (+11) +273 (+11) +900 (+35)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -1h 09' -0h 43' -0h 08' +0h 30' +1h 01' +1h 17' +1h 10' +0h 43' +0h 06' -0h 31' -1h 02' -1h 17'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -21.7 -21.4 -16.3 +6.4 +21.5 +21.9 +21 +6.3 -16.1 -21.3 -21.7 -21.9   -5.3

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