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Puerto Plata vs La Paz Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Puerto Plata, Dominican Republic and La Paz, Bolivia is approximately 4,041 km or 2,511 mi.
  • To reach Puerto Plata in this distance one would set out from La Paz bearing 356.2° or N and follow the great circles arc to approach Puerto Plata bearing 356.2° or N .
  • Puerto Plata has a tropical rainforest climate (Af) whereas La Paz has a tundra climate (ET).
  • Puerto Plata is in or near the subtropical moist forest biome whereas La Paz is in or near the polar desert biome.
  • The mean temperature is 17.5 °C (31.5°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 1362 mm (53.6 in) more which is equivalent to 1362 l/m² (33.43 US gal/ft²) or 13,620,000 l/ha (1,456,068 US gal/ac) more. About 3 2/5 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 1° lower in Puerto Plata than in La Paz.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) +14 (+25) +14 (+25) +14 (+25) +15 (+27) +16 (+29) +18 (+32) +18 (+32) +17 (+31) +17 (+31) +15 (+27) +13 (+23) +14 (+25) +15 (+28)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) +15 (+27) +15 (+26) +15 (+27) +17 (+30) +19 (+33) +21 (+38) +22 (+39) +21 (+37) +20 (+35) +18 (+32) +16 (+28) +15 (+27) +18 (+32)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) +16 (+29) +15 (+27) +16 (+29) +18 (+32) +21 (+38) +24 (+43) +25 (+45) +24 (+43) +22 (+40) +20 (+36) +18 (+32) +16 (+29) +20 (+35)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +93 (+4) +52 (+2) +68 (+3) +134 (+5) +154 (+6) +79 (+3) +72 (+3) +76 (+3) +55 (+2) +129 (+5) +239 (+9) +211 (+8) +1362 (+54)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -1h 55' -1h 11' -0h 13' +0h 49' +1h 42' +2h 08' +1h 56' +1h 12' +0h 11' -0h 51' -1h 43' -2h 08'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -35.3 -23.4 -2.4 +20.7 +35.9 +36.2 +35.3 +20.7 -2.2 -24 -35.1 -36.3   -1

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