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Puerto Plata vs Joao Pessoa Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Puerto Plata, Dominican Republic and Joao Pessoa, Brazil is approximately 4,915 km or 3,055 mi.
  • To reach Puerto Plata in this distance one would set out from Joao Pessoa bearing 308.1° or NW and follow the great circles arc to approach Puerto Plata bearing 303.9° or NW .
  • Puerto Plata has a tropical rainforest climate (Af) whereas Joao Pessoa has a tropical monsoonal climate (Am).
  • Puerto Plata is in or near the subtropical moist forest biome whereas Joao Pessoa is in or near the tropical dry forest biome.
  • The annual average temperature is 1.1 °C (1.9°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 0 °C (0°F) more in Puerto Plata. The continentality subtype is truly hyperoceanic for both.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 206.1 mm (8.1 in) less which is equivalent to 206.1 l/m² (5.06 US gal/ft²) or 2,061,000 l/ha (220,335 US gal/ac) less. About 1 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 4.5° lower in Puerto Plata than in Joao Pessoa.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) -5 (-9) -4 (-6) -2 (-4) -1 (-1) -1 (-1) +3 (+5) +4 (+8) +3 (+6) 3 (+5) 2 (+3) -1 (-1) -2 (-4) 0 (+0)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -3 (-5) -3 (-5) -5 (-8) -1 (-2) -2 (-4) +0 (+1) +3 (+6) +2 (+3) -1 (-2) -1 (-2) -2 (-4) -1 (-1) -1 (-2)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) -4 (-7) -5 (-8) -2 (-4) -3 (-5) -1 (-2) +0 (+0) +3 (+5) +1 (+2) +3 (+6) -1 (-2) -2 (-4) -4 (-7) -1 (-2)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +128 (+5) +25 (+1) -104 (-4) -153 (-6) -140 (-6) -300 (-12) -212 (-8) -114 (-4) +56 (+2) +101 (+4) +238 (+9) +270 (+11) -206 (-8)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -1h 24' -0h 53' -0h 09' +0h 36' +1h 15' +1h 34' +1h 26' +0h 53' +0h 08' -0h 37' -1h 16' -1h 34'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -26.6 -25.6 -11.7 +11.3 +26.4 +26.8 +25.9 +11.3 -11.4 -25.5 -26.6 -26.9   -4.5

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