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Puerto Plata vs Juan Santamaria Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Puerto Plata, Dominican Republic and Juan Santamaria, Costa Rica is approximately 1,822 km or 1,132 mi.
  • To reach Puerto Plata in this distance one would set out from Juan Santamaria bearing 51.9° or NE and follow the great circles arc to approach Puerto Plata bearing 55.4° or NE .
  • Puerto Plata has a tropical rainforest climate (Af) whereas Juan Santamaria has a tropical wet and dry/ savanna climate with dry winters (Aw).
  • Both are in or near the subtropical moist forest biome.
  • The mean temperature is 3.1 °C (5.7°F) warmer.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 2.7 °C (4.9°F) more in Puerto Plata. The continentality subtype is truly hyperoceanic as opposed to extremely hyperoceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 45 mm (1.8 in) less which is equivalent to 45 l/m (1.1 US gal/ft) or 450,000 l/ha (48,108 US gal/ac) less. About 1 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 4.3° lower in Puerto Plata than in Juan Santamaria.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) +1 (+2) +0 (+1) +1 (+1) +2 (+3) +3 (+5) +5 (+9) +5 (+9) +5 (+9) +5 (+9) +5 (+10) +3 (+6) +2 (+3) +3 (+6)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +203 (+8) +152 (+6) +120 (+5) +80 (+3) -100 (-4) -198 (-8) -104 (-4) -189 (-7) -258 (-10) -173 (-7) +148 (+6) +274 (+11) -45 (-2)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -0h 32' -0h 20' -0h 03' +0h 13' +0h 28' +0h 35' +0h 32' +0h 20' +0h 03' -0h 14' -0h 28' -0h 35'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day () -9.7 -9.6 -9.7 -5.8 +9.4 +9.8 +8.9 -5.7 -9.7 -9.6 -9.7 -9.8   -4.3

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