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Puerto Plata vs Petrolina Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Puerto Plata, Dominican Republic and Petrolina, Brazil is approximately 4,619 km or 2,870 mi.
  • To reach Puerto Plata in this distance one would set out from Petrolina bearing 314.7° or NW and follow the great circles arc to approach Puerto Plata bearing 311.8° or NW .
  • Puerto Plata has a tropical rainforest climate (Af) whereas Petrolina has a subtropical hot steppe climate (BSh).
  • Puerto Plata is in or near the subtropical moist forest biome whereas Petrolina is in or near the tropical very dry forest biome.
  • The annual average temperature is 1.3 °C (2.3°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 0.8 °C (1.4°F) more in Puerto Plata. The continentality subtype is truly hyperoceanic for both.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 1316.2 mm (51.8 in) more which is equivalent to 1316.2 l/m² (32.3 US gal/ft²) or 13,162,000 l/ha (1,407,105 US gal/ac) more. About 3 1/6 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 3.9° lower in Puerto Plata than in Petrolina.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -4 (-7) -5 (-8) -3 (-6) -1 (-2) 0 (-1) +2 (+4) +2 (+4) +2 (+4) +0 (+1) -1 (-2) -3 (-6) -4 (-6) -1 (-2)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +137 (+5) +72 (+3) -14 (-1) +78 (+3) +140 (+5) +72 (+3) +65 (+3) +84 (+3) +91 (+4) +137 (+5) +233 (+9) +223 (+9) +1316 (+52)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -1h 31' -0h 57' -0h 10' +0h 39' +1h 21' +1h 42' +1h 33' +0h 57' +0h 09' -0h 41' -1h 22' -1h 42'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -28.8 -26.8 -9.5 +13.5 +28.7 +29.1 +28.2 +13.6 -9.2 -26.7 -28.8 -29.1   -3.9

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