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Puerto Plata vs La Quiaca Obs Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Puerto Plata, Dominican Republic and La Quiaca Obs, Argentina is approximately 4,685 km or 2,911 mi.
  • To reach Puerto Plata in this distance one would set out from La Quiaca Obs bearing 353° or N and follow the great circles arc to approach Puerto Plata bearing 353.2° or N .
  • Puerto Plata has a tropical rainforest climate (Af) whereas La Quiaca Obs has a mid-latitude cool steppe climate (BSk).
  • Puerto Plata is in or near the subtropical moist forest biome whereas La Quiaca Obs is in or near the cool temperate steppe biome.
  • The mean annual temperature is 15.2 °C (27.4°F) warmer.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 4.2 °C (7.6°F) less in Puerto Plata. The continentality subtype is truly hyperoceanic as opposed to barely hyperoceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 1591.4 mm (62.7 in) more which is equivalent to 1591.4 l/m² (39.06 US gal/ft²) or 15,914,000 l/ha (1,701,312 US gal/ac) more. About 5 3/4 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 2.5° higher in Puerto Plata than in La Quiaca Obs.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) +7 (+13) +8 (+14) +8 (+15) +10 (+18) +12 (+21) +16 (+29) +16 (+29) +14 (+26) +12 (+22) +11 (+19) +8 (+14) +8 (+14) +11 (+19)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) +11 (+19) +10 (+19) +12 (+21) +14 (+26) +18 (+33) +23 (+41) +23 (+42) +21 (+38) +18 (+32) +16 (+28) +13 (+23) +11 (+20) +15 (+28)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) +12 (+22) +11 (+20) +13 (+23) +18 (+32) +25 (+44) +29 (+51) +30 (+55) +28 (+51) +24 (+42) +20 (+36) +16 (+29) +13 (+23) +20 (+36)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +129 (+5) +94 (+4) +86 (+3) +151 (+6) +167 (+7) +81 (+3) +78 (+3) +87 (+3) +94 (+4) +142 (+6) +253 (+10) +229 (+9) +1591 (+63)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -2h 14' -1h 23' -0h 15' +0h 58' +1h 59' +2h 29' +2h 16' +1h 24' +0h 13' -1h 00' -2h 00' -2h 30'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -36.1 -18.2 +3.1 +26.3 +41.5 +41.8 +40.9 +26.3 +3.4 -18.9 -36 -41.8   +2.5

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