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Puerto Plata vs Jarabacoa Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Puerto Plata, Dominican Republic and Jarabacoa, Dominican Republic is approximately 71 km or 44 mi.
  • To reach Puerto Plata in this distance one would set out from Jarabacoa bearing 7.9° or N and follow the great circles arc to approach Puerto Plata bearing 7.9° or N .
  • Both have a tropical rainforest climate (Af).
  • Both are in or near the subtropical moist forest biome.
  • The mean temperature is 2.8 °C (5.1°F) warmer.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 0.5 °C (0.9°F) more in Puerto Plata. The continentality subtype is truly hyperoceanic for both.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 490.7 mm (19.3 in) more which is equivalent to 490.7 l/m² (12.04 US gal/ft²) or 4,907,000 l/ha (524,591 US gal/ac) more. About 1 1/3 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 0.4° lower in Puerto Plata than in Jarabacoa.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) +2 (+3) +1 (+2) +1 (+2) +2 (+3) +1 (+1) +1 (+2) +1 (+2) +1 (+2) +1 (+2) +2 (+4) +2 (+4) +3 (+5) +2 (+3)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) +3 (+6) +2 (+4) +2 (+4) +3 (+5) +2 (+4) +3 (+5) +3 (+6) +3 (+6) +3 (+5) +3 (+6) +3 (+6) +3 (+6) +3 (+5)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) +5 (+8) +3 (+6) +4 (+6) +4 (+6) +4 (+6) +4 (+8) +5 (+9) +5 (+9) +4 (+8) +4 (+8) +4 (+7) +4 (+6) +4 (+7)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +118 (+5) +72 (+3) +36 (+1) +11 (+0) -11 (0) +2 (+0) -2 (0) -14 (-1) -4 (0) +8 (+0) +111 (+4) +164 (+6) +491 (+19)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -0h 02' -0h 01' -0h 00' +0h 00' +0h 01' +0h 02' +0h 02' +0h 01' +0h 00' -0h 00' -0h 01' -0h 02'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -0.6 -0.6 -0.6 -0.7 +0.5 +0.6 +0.4 -0.6 -0.7 -0.6 -0.6 -0.7   -0.4

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