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Puerto Plata vs Las Americas Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Puerto Plata, Dominican Republic and Las Americas, Dominican Republic is approximately 173 km or 108 mi.
  • To reach Puerto Plata in this distance one would set out from Las Americas bearing 327.8° or NNW and follow the great circles arc to approach Puerto Plata bearing 327.5° or NNW .
  • Puerto Plata has a tropical rainforest climate (Af) whereas Las Americas has a tropical wet and dry/ savanna climate with dry winters (Aw).
  • The mean annual temperature is 0.7 °C (1.2°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 1.6 °C (2.9°F) more in Puerto Plata. The continentality subtype is truly hyperoceanic as opposed to extremely hyperoceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 754.4 mm (29.7 in) more which is equivalent to 754.4 l/m² (18.51 US gal/ft²) or 7,544,000 l/ha (806,504 US gal/ac) more. About 1 2/3 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 0.8° lower in Puerto Plata than in Las Americas.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) -2 (-4) -3 (-5) -2 (-3) -1 (-2) -2 (-3) 0 (0) -1 (-1) -1 (-1) -1 (-1) 0 (0) -2 (-3) -2 (-3) -1 (-2)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -1 (-2) -2 (-3) -1 (-2) -1 (-1) -1 (-2) 0 (-1) 0 (0) 0 (0) 0 (-1) 0 (0) -1 (-1) -1 (-2) -1 (-1)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) +0 (+0) -1 (-1) 0 (-1) 0 (0) -1 (-1) 0 (-1) +1 (+1) +1 (+1) 0 (-1) 0 (0) +0 (+0) -1 (-1) 0 (0)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +169 (+7) +120 (+5) +95 (+4) +90 (+4) +24 (+1) -29 (-1) -28 (-1) -61 (-2) -57 (-2) +9 (+0) +181 (+7) +242 (+10) +754 (+30)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -0h 04' -0h 02' -0h 00' +0h 01' +0h 04' +0h 05' +0h 04' +0h 02' +0h 00' -0h 02' -0h 04' -0h 05'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -1.3 -1.3 -1.3 -1.4 +1.1 +1.3 +0.9 -1.3 -1.3 -1.3 -1.3 -1.3   -0.8

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