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Puerto Plata vs Loja Argelia Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Puerto Plata, Dominican Republic and Loja Argelia, Ecuador is approximately 2,809 km or 1,746 mi.
  • To reach Puerto Plata in this distance one would set out from Loja Argelia bearing 19.4° or NNE and follow the great circles arc to approach Puerto Plata bearing 20.6° or NNE .
  • Puerto Plata has a tropical rainforest climate (Af) whereas Loja Argelia has a subtropical highland climate with no dry season (Cfb).
  • Puerto Plata is in or near the subtropical moist forest biome whereas Loja Argelia is in or near the warm temperate dry forest biome.
  • The mean annual temperature is 9.3 °C (16.7°F) warmer.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 2.9 °C (5.2°F) more in Puerto Plata. The continentality subtype is truly hyperoceanic as opposed to extremely hyperoceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 1033.5 mm (40.7 in) more which is equivalent to 1033.5 l/m² (25.36 US gal/ft²) or 10,335,000 l/ha (1,104,880 US gal/ac) more. About 2 1/6 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 5.1° lower in Puerto Plata than in Loja Argelia.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) +7 (+13) +7 (+12) +8 (+14) +8 (+15) +9 (+16) +11 (+20) +12 (+22) +12 (+21) +11 (+19) +10 (+19) +9 (+16) +7 (+13) +9 (+17)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +117 (+5) +49 (+2) +7 (+0) +72 (+3) +113 (+4) +25 (+1) +20 (+1) +41 (+2) +50 (+2) +85 (+3) +224 (+9) +230 (+9) +1034 (+41)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -1h 15' -0h 47' -0h 08' +0h 32' +1h 06' +1h 24' +1h 16' +0h 47' +0h 07' -0h 33' -1h 07' -1h 24'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -23.6 -23.1 -14.6 +8.2 +23.4 +23.8 +22.9 +8.2 -14.4 -23 -23.6 -23.8   -5.1

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