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Puerto Plata vs La Serena-La Florida Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Puerto Plata, Dominican Republic and La Serena-La Florida, Chile is approximately 5,523 km or 3,432 mi.
  • To reach Puerto Plata in this distance one would set out from La Serena-La Florida bearing 0.8° or N and follow the great circles arc to approach Puerto Plata bearing 0.7° or N .
  • Puerto Plata has a tropical rainforest climate (Af) whereas La Serena-La Florida has a mid-latitude cool desert climate (BWk).
  • Puerto Plata is in or near the subtropical moist forest biome whereas La Serena-La Florida is in or near the cool temperate desert biome.
  • The average annual temperature is 11.4 °C (20.6°F) warmer.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 1.9 °C (3.4°F) less in Puerto Plata. The continentality subtype is truly hyperoceanic for both.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 1847.5 mm (72.7 in) more which is equivalent to 1847.5 l/m² (45.34 US gal/ft²) or 18,475,000 l/ha (1,975,100 US gal/ac) more. About 24 1/2 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 9.9° higher in Puerto Plata than in La Serena-La Florida.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) +6 (+11) +6 (+10) +8 (+14) +11 (+19) +13 (+23) +16 (+28) +16 (+29) +16 (+29) +15 (+27) +14 (+24) +11 (+19) +7 (+13) +11 (+21)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +209 (+8) +162 (+6) +134 (+5) +159 (+6) +162 (+6) +67 (+3) +47 (+2) +71 (+3) +91 (+4) +155 (+6) +283 (+11) +307 (+12) +1848 (+73)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -2h 44' -1h 42' -0h 18' +1h 11' +2h 26' +3h 03' +2h 46' +1h 42' +0h 16' -1h 13' -2h 27' -3h 03'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -29.2 -10.5 +10.9 +34.1 +49.3 +49.6 +48.7 +34.1 +11.2 -11.4 -29.5 -36.7   +9.9

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