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Puerto Plata vs Merida Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Puerto Plata, Dominican Republic and Merida, Venezuela is approximately 1,242 km or 772 mi.
  • To reach Puerto Plata in this distance one would set out from Merida bearing 3.1° or N and follow the great circles arc to approach Puerto Plata bearing 3.2° or N .
  • Puerto Plata has a tropical rainforest climate (Af) whereas Merida has a tropical monsoonal climate (Am).
  • Puerto Plata is in or near the subtropical moist forest biome whereas Merida is in or near the warm temperate moist forest biome.
  • The mean annual temperature is 6 °C (10.9°F) warmer.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 3 °C (5.4°F) more in Puerto Plata. The continentality subtype is truly hyperoceanic as opposed to extremely hyperoceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 141 mm (5.6 in) more which is equivalent to 141 l/m² (3.46 US gal/ft²) or 1,410,000 l/ha (150,738 US gal/ac) more. About 1 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 4.7° lower in Puerto Plata than in Merida.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) +3 (+5) +2 (+4) +3 (+6) +4 (+8) +4 (+7) +6 (+11) +6 (+11) +6 (+10) +6 (+10) +6 (+12) +5 (+9) +4 (+7) +5 (+8)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) +5 (+9) +4 (+7) +4 (+8) +5 (+9) +5 (+10) +7 (+13) +8 (+14) +8 (+14) +7 (+13) +7 (+13) +6 (+11) +5 (+10) +6 (+11)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) +5 (+9) +4 (+6) +4 (+7) +4 (+7) +5 (+9) +6 (+11) +8 (+14) +7 (+13) +6 (+11) +6 (+11) +6 (+10) +5 (+8) +5 (+10)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +169 (+7) +114 (+4) +71 (+3) -17 (-1) -68 (-3) -82 (-3) -41 (-2) -64 (-3) -132 (-5) -125 (-5) +88 (+3) +228 (+9) +141 (+6)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -0h 36' -0h 22' -0h 04' +0h 15' +0h 32' +0h 40' +0h 37' +0h 22' +0h 03' -0h 16' -0h 32' -0h 40'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -11.1 -11 -11 -4.4 +10.8 +11.1 +10.3 -4.3 -11.1 -11 -11.1 -11.2   -4.7

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