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Puerto Plata vs Ocotal Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Puerto Plata, Dominican Republic and Ocotal, Nicaragua is approximately 1,826 km or 1,135 mi.
  • To reach Puerto Plata in this distance one would set out from Ocotal bearing 66° or ENE and follow the great circles arc to approach Puerto Plata bearing 70.6° or ENE .
  • Puerto Plata has a tropical rainforest climate (Af) whereas Ocotal has a tropical wet and dry/ savanna climate with dry winters (Aw).
  • Puerto Plata is in or near the subtropical moist forest biome whereas Ocotal is in or near the subtropical dry forest biome.
  • The mean temperature is 0.7 °C (1.3°F) warmer.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 0.6 °C (1.1°F) more in Puerto Plata. The continentality subtype is truly hyperoceanic for both.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 1052 mm (41.4 in) more which is equivalent to 1052 l/m² (25.82 US gal/ft²) or 10,520,000 l/ha (1,124,658 US gal/ac) more. About 2 1/5 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 3.1° lower in Puerto Plata than in Ocotal.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) +1 (+1) -1 (-1) -1 (-3) -2 (-3) -1 (-2) +2 (+3) +3 (+5) +2 (+4) +2 (+3) +2 (+4) +2 (+3) +1 (+2) +1 (+1)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +206 (+8) +159 (+6) +126 (+5) +124 (+5) +39 (+2) -77 (-3) -4 (0) -8 (0) -69 (-3) +23 (+1) +233 (+9) +300 (+12) +1052 (+41)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -0h 20' -0h 12' -0h 02' +0h 08' +0h 18' +0h 22' +0h 20' +0h 12' +0h 02' -0h 09' -0h 18' -0h 22'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -6.1 -6 -6.1 -6.1 +5.8 +6.1 +5.3 -6 -6.1 -6 -6.1 -6.1   -3.1

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