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Puerto Plata vs Monrovia Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Puerto Plata, Dominican Republic and Monrovia, Liberia is approximately 6,659 km or 4,138 mi.
  • To reach Puerto Plata in this distance one would set out from Monrovia bearing 289.2° or WNW and follow the great circles arc to approach Puerto Plata bearing 274.3° or W .
  • Puerto Plata has a tropical rainforest climate (Af) whereas Monrovia has a tropical monsoonal climate (Am).
  • Puerto Plata is in or near the subtropical moist forest biome whereas Monrovia is in or near the tropical wet forest biome.
  • The annual mean temperature is 0.7 °C (1.3°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 2 °C (3.6°F) more in Puerto Plata. The continentality subtype is truly hyperoceanic as opposed to extremely hyperoceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 2698 mm (106.2 in) less which is equivalent to 2698 l/m² (66.22 US gal/ft²) or 26,980,000 l/ha (2,884,341 US gal/ac) less. About 2/5 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 5.1° lower in Puerto Plata than in Monrovia.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) -4 (-7) -4 (-7) -4 (-7) -3 (-5) -2 (-4) +1 (+2) +2 (+4) +2 (+4) +2 (+4) +1 (+2) -2 (-4) -3 (-5) -1 (-2)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -3 (-5) -4 (-7) -4 (-6) -2 (-4) -1 (-1) +1 (+2) +3 (+5) +2 (+4) +2 (+3) +1 (+2) -1 (-2) -3 (-5) -1 (-1)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) -2 (-4) -4 (-7) -3 (-5) -1 (-2) +1 (+2) +1 (+2) +3 (+5) +2 (+4) +1 (+2) +1 (+2) 0 (0) -2 (-4) 0 (0)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +158 (+6) +91 (+4) +14 (+1) +6 (+0) -274 (-11) -876 (-34) -719 (-28) -266 (-10) -623 (-25) -440 (-17) +46 (+2) +185 (+7) -2698 (-106)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -0h 43' -0h 27' -0h 05' +0h 18' +0h 38' +0h 48' +0h 44' +0h 27' +0h 04' -0h 19' -0h 39' -0h 48'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -13.4 -13.2 -13.2 -2.1 +13.1 +13.5 +12.7 -2 -13.4 -13.4 -13.5 -13.5   -5.1

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