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Puerto Plata vs Monterrey Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Puerto Plata, Dominican Republic and Monterrey, Mexico is approximately 3,115 km or 1,935 mi.
  • To reach Puerto Plata in this distance one would set out from Monterrey bearing 96° or E and follow the great circles arc to approach Puerto Plata bearing 107.8° or ESE .
  • Puerto Plata has a tropical rainforest climate (Af) whereas Monterrey has a subtropical hot steppe climate (BSh).
  • Puerto Plata is in or near the subtropical moist forest biome whereas Monterrey is in or near the subtropical dry forest biome.
  • The average annual temperature is 2.8 °C (5°F) warmer.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 9 °C (16.2°F) less in Puerto Plata. The continentality subtype is truly hyperoceanic as opposed to truly oceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 1306 mm (51.4 in) more which is equivalent to 1306 l/m² (32.05 US gal/ft²) or 13,060,000 l/ha (1,396,201 US gal/ac) more. About 3 1/9 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 4.9° higher in Puerto Plata than in Monterrey.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) +7 (+13) +4 (+7) +2 (+4) +-1 (-2) -2 (-4) -2 (-4) -3 (-5) -2 (-4) +1 (+2) +4 (+7) +6 (+11) +8 (+14) +2 (+3)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) +8 (+14) +6 (+10) +4 (+6) +1 (+1) -1 (-2) -1 (-2) -2 (-3) -1 (-2) +1 (+2) +4 (+7) +7 (+12) +9 (+15) +3 (+5)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) +9 (+16) +7 (+13) +5 (+9) +2 (+4) 0 (0) 0 (0) 0 (0) 0 (0) +1 (+2) +4 (+7) +7 (+13) +9 (+16) +4 (+7)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +192 (+8) +145 (+6) +123 (+5) +133 (+5) +132 (+5) +33 (+1) +19 (+1) -31 (-1) -59 (-2) +65 (+3) +260 (+10) +294 (+12) +1306 (+51)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day +0h 21' +0h 13' +0h 02' -0h 09' -0h 19' -0h 24' -0h 21' -0h 13' -0h 02' +0h 09' +0h 19' +0h 24'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) +5.9 +5.9 +5.9 +5.8 +4.5 -1.4 +3.9 +5.9 +5.9 +5.9 +5.9 +5.9   +4.9

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