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Puerto Plata vs Mendoza Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Puerto Plata, Dominican Republic and Mendoza, Argentina is approximately 5,855 km or 3,639 mi.
  • To reach Puerto Plata in this distance one would set out from Mendoza bearing 358° or N and follow the great circles arc to approach Puerto Plata bearing 358.2° or N .
  • Puerto Plata has a tropical rainforest climate (Af) whereas Mendoza has a mid-latitude cool desert climate (BWk).
  • Puerto Plata is in or near the subtropical moist forest biome whereas Mendoza is in or near the warm temperate desert scrub biome.
  • The mean annual temperature is 9.2 °C (16.6°F) warmer.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 11.4 °C (20.5°F) less in Puerto Plata. The continentality subtype is truly hyperoceanic as opposed to truly oceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 1694.9 mm (66.7 in) more which is equivalent to 1694.9 l/m² (41.6 US gal/ft²) or 16,949,000 l/ha (1,811,961 US gal/ac) more. About 8 1/3 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 12.8° higher in Puerto Plata than in Mendoza.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) -3 (-6) +-2 (-3) +2 (+4) +7 (+12) +11 (+19) +16 (+29) +17 (+30) +14 (+25) +11 (+20) +7 (+13) +2 (+4) +-1 (-3) +7 (+12)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -1 (-1) +0 (+0) +4 (+7) +9 (+16) +14 (+24) +19 (+33) +19 (+35) +17 (+30) +14 (+24) +9 (+17) +5 (+9) +1 (+2) +9 (+16)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) +1 (+1) +1 (+1) +4 (+8) +9 (+16) +14 (+25) +18 (+33) +20 (+35) +18 (+32) +15 (+26) +11 (+19) +6 (+11) +2 (+3) +10 (+18)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +171 (+7) +119 (+5) +103 (+4) +147 (+6) +160 (+6) +76 (+3) +70 (+3) +83 (+3) +85 (+3) +141 (+6) +262 (+10) +278 (+11) +1695 (+67)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -2h 57' -1h 50' -0h 20' +1h 16' +2h 37' +3h 18' +2h 59' +1h 50' +0h 17' -1h 19' -2h 39' -3h 18'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -26.3 -7.6 +13.9 +37.1 +52.2 +52.6 +51.7 +37.1 +14.2 -8.5 -26.6 -33.7   +12.8

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