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Puerto Plata vs Iquique-Diego Aracena Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Puerto Plata, Dominican Republic and Iquique-Diego Aracena, Chile is approximately 4,481 km or 2,785 mi.
  • To reach Puerto Plata in this distance one would set out from Iquique-Diego Aracena bearing 359.5° or N and follow the great circles arc to approach Puerto Plata bearing 359.5° or N .
  • Puerto Plata has a tropical rainforest climate (Af) whereas Iquique-Diego Aracena has a mid-latitude cool desert climate (BWk).
  • The mean annual temperature is 7.1 °C (12.9°F) warmer.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 1.4 °C (2.5°F) less in Puerto Plata. The continentality subtype is truly hyperoceanic for both.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 1925.4 mm (75.8 in) more which is equivalent to 1925.4 l/m² (47.25 US gal/ft²) or 19,254,000 l/ha (2,058,380 US gal/ac) more. About 3210 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 1.4° higher in Puerto Plata than in Iquique-Diego Aracena.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) +2 (+3) +1 (+3) +3 (+6) +6 (+11) +8 (+15) +11 (+19) +12 (+21) +12 (+21) +11 (+19) +10 (+17) +7 (+12) +4 (+6) +7 (+13)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +209 (+8) +162 (+6) +134 (+5) +160 (+6) +168 (+7) +82 (+3) +78 (+3) +88 (+3) +97 (+4) +158 (+6) +283 (+11) +307 (+12) +1925 (+76)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -2h 08' -1h 20' -0h 14' +0h 55' +1h 54' +2h 23' +2h 10' +1h 20' +0h 12' -0h 57' -1h 55' -2h 23'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -36.8 -19.7 +1.6 +24.7 +39.9 +40.3 +39.3 +24.7 +1.9 -20.4 -36.5 -40.3   +1.4

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