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Puerto Plata vs Otavalo Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Puerto Plata, Dominican Republic and Otavalo, Ecuador is approximately 2,327 km or 1,446 mi.
  • To reach Puerto Plata in this distance one would set out from Otavalo bearing 20.7° or NNE and follow the great circles arc to approach Puerto Plata bearing 22.1° or NNE .
  • Puerto Plata has a tropical rainforest climate (Af) whereas Otavalo has a Mediterranean warm climate (Csb).
  • Puerto Plata is in or near the subtropical moist forest biome whereas Otavalo is in or near the warm temperate moist forest biome.
  • The annual mean temperature is 10.6 °C (19°F) warmer.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 4 °C (7.2°F) more in Puerto Plata. The continentality subtype is truly hyperoceanic as opposed to extremely hyperoceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 1110.4 mm (43.7 in) more which is equivalent to 1110.4 l/m² (27.25 US gal/ft²) or 11,104,000 l/ha (1,187,091 US gal/ac) more. About 2 1/3 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 5.5° lower in Puerto Plata than in Otavalo.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) +9 (+15) +8 (+15) +9 (+16) +10 (+18) +10 (+19) +12 (+22) +13 (+23) +13 (+23) +12 (+22) +12 (+22) +10 (+19) +9 (+16) +11 (+19)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +146 (+6) +84 (+3) +40 (+2) +42 (+2) +91 (+4) +48 (+2) +57 (+2) +66 (+3) +44 (+2) +64 (+3) +187 (+7) +242 (+10) +1110 (+44)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -1h 02' -0h 38' -0h 07' +0h 26' +0h 55' +1h 09' +1h 03' +0h 39' +0h 06' -0h 27' -0h 56' -1h 09'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -19.4 -19.1 -17.6 +4 +19.1 +19.5 +18.6 +4 -17.5 -19.1 -19.4 -19.5   -5.5

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