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Puerto Plata vs Matecana Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Puerto Plata, Dominican Republic and Matecana, Colombia is approximately 1,753 km or 1,089 mi.
  • To reach Puerto Plata in this distance one would set out from Matecana bearing 18.2° or NNE and follow the great circles arc to approach Puerto Plata bearing 19.4° or NNE .
  • Both have a tropical rainforest climate (Af).
  • Puerto Plata is in or near the subtropical moist forest biome whereas Matecana is in or near the subtropical wet forest biome.
  • The mean annual temperature is 3.4 °C (6.2°F) warmer.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 3.3 °C (5.9°F) more in Puerto Plata. The continentality subtype is truly hyperoceanic as opposed to extremely hyperoceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 282 mm (11.1 in) less which is equivalent to 282 l/m² (6.92 US gal/ft²) or 2,820,000 l/ha (301,477 US gal/ac) less. About 7/8 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 5.3° lower in Puerto Plata than in Matecana.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) +-1 (-1) +-1 (-2) +0 (0) +2 (+3) +2 (+4) +4 (+8) +4 (+6) +3 (+6) +4 (+7) +4 (+8) +3 (+5) +1 (+2) +2 (+4)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) +1 (+2) +0 (+1) +1 (+3) +3 (+5) +4 (+6) +5 (+9) +5 (+9) +5 (+9) +5 (+9) +6 (+10) +4 (+7) +2 (+4) +3 (+6)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) +3 (+5) +2 (+3) +3 (+5) +4 (+6) +5 (+8) +6 (+11) +7 (+13) +7 (+13) +6 (+12) +6 (+11) +5 (+9) +3 (+5) +5 (+8)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +86 (+3) +47 (+2) -44 (-2) -75 (-3) -67 (-3) -89 (-4) -46 (-2) -36 (-1) -92 (-4) -116 (-5) +5 (+0) +145 (+6) -282 (-11)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -0h 48' -0h 30' -0h 05' +0h 20' +0h 42' +0h 53' +0h 48' +0h 30' +0h 04' -0h 21' -0h 43' -0h 53'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -14.8 -14.7 -14.6 -0.6 +14.6 +14.9 +14 -0.6 -14.7 -14.7 -14.9 -15   -5.3

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