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Puerto Plata vs Las Gaviotas Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Puerto Plata, Dominican Republic and Las Gaviotas, Colombia is approximately 1,691 km or 1,051 mi.
  • To reach Puerto Plata in this distance one would set out from Las Gaviotas bearing 1.3° or N and follow the great circles arc to approach Puerto Plata bearing 1.4° or N .
  • Puerto Plata has a tropical rainforest climate (Af) whereas Las Gaviotas has a tropical monsoonal climate (Am).
  • Puerto Plata is in or near the subtropical moist forest biome whereas Las Gaviotas is in or near the tropical dry forest biome.
  • The average temperature is 1.1 °C (1.9°F) cooler.
  • 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 770 mm (30.3 in) less which is equivalent to 770 l/m² (18.9 US gal/ft²) or 7,700,000 l/ha (823,181 US gal/ac) less. About 5/7 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 5.3° lower in Puerto Plata than in Las Gaviotas.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) -6 (-11) -7 (-13) -6 (-10) -3 (-5) -1 (-3) +2 (+3) +2 (+3) +1 (+2) +0 (+0) +0 (0) -2 (-4) -4 (-6) -2 (-4)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -4 (-8) -6 (-11) -5 (-8) -2 (-4) -1 (-1) +2 (+3) +3 (+5) +2 (+4) +1 (+2) +1 (+1) -1 (-2) -3 (-5) -1 (-2)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) -2 (-4) -4 (-7) -4 (-6) -3 (-5) -2 (-3) +0 (+1) +2 (+3) +1 (+2) +0 (+0) 0 (-1) -2 (-3) -3 (-5) -1 (-2)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +182 (+7) +113 (+4) +9 (+0) -94 (-4) -183 (-7) -367 (-14) -248 (-10) -211 (-8) -194 (-8) -108 (-4) +96 (+4) +235 (+9) -770 (-30)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -0h 49' -0h 30' -0h 05' +0h 21' +0h 43' +0h 54' +0h 49' +0h 30' +0h 04' -0h 21' -0h 44' -0h 54'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -15.1 -15 -14.9 -0.4 +14.8 +15.2 +14.3 -0.3 -14.9 -14.9 -15.1 -15.2   -5.3

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