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Puerto Plata vs Mercedes Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Puerto Plata, Dominican Republic and Mercedes, Uruguay is approximately 6,041 km or 3,754 mi.
  • To reach Puerto Plata in this distance one would set out from Mercedes bearing 345.5° or NNW and follow the great circles arc to approach Puerto Plata bearing 347.1° or NNW .
  • Puerto Plata has a tropical rainforest climate (Af) whereas Mercedes has a humid subtropical climate (Cfa).
  • Puerto Plata is in or near the subtropical moist forest biome whereas Mercedes is in or near the subtropical dry forest biome.
  • The average annual temperature is 7.7 °C (13.9°F) warmer.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 8.9 °C (16°F) less in Puerto Plata. The continentality subtype is truly hyperoceanic as opposed to truly oceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 793 mm (31.2 in) more which is equivalent to 793 l/m² (19.46 US gal/ft²) or 7,930,000 l/ha (847,770 US gal/ac) more. About 1 2/3 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 13.2° higher in Puerto Plata than in Mercedes.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -1 (-2) -1 (-1) +3 (+5) +7 (+13) +11 (+20) +16 (+28) +16 (+29) +15 (+27) +13 (+23) +10 (+17) +5 (+9) +1 (+1) +8 (+14)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +109 (+4) +9 (+0) +7 (+0) +69 (+3) +83 (+3) +22 (+1) +8 (+0) +23 (+1) +12 (+0) +56 (+2) +192 (+8) +203 (+8) +793 (+31)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -2h 59' -1h 51' -0h 20' +1h 17' +2h 38' +3h 19' +3h 01' +1h 51' +0h 17' -1h 19' -2h 40' -3h 20'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -25.9 -7.3 +14.3 +37.4 +52.6 +53 +52 +37.4 +14.5 -8.1 -26.3 -33.4   +13.2

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