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Puerto Plata vs Pisco Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Puerto Plata, Dominican Republic and Pisco, Peru is approximately 3,775 km or 2,346 mi.
  • To reach Puerto Plata in this distance one would set out from Pisco bearing 9.6° or N and follow the great circles arc to approach Puerto Plata bearing 9.9° or N .
  • Puerto Plata has a tropical rainforest climate (Af) whereas Pisco has a subtropical hot desert climate (BWh).
  • Puerto Plata is in or near the subtropical moist forest biome whereas Pisco is in or near the warm temperate desert biome.
  • The average temperature is 5.3 °C (9.6°F) warmer.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 2.5 °C (4.5°F) less in Puerto Plata. The continentality subtype is truly hyperoceanic for both.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 1924.5 mm (75.8 in) more which is equivalent to 1924.5 l/m² (47.23 US gal/ft²) or 19,245,000 l/ha (2,057,418 US gal/ac) more. About 1284 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 2.3° lower in Puerto Plata than in Pisco.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) +0 (+0) -1 (-1) +1 (+1) +3 (+6) +6 (+11) +10 (+18) +11 (+19) +11 (+19) +10 (+18) +9 (+16) +6 (+10) +3 (+5) +6 (+10)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) +0 (+0) -1 (-2) +0 (+1) +3 (+5) +6 (+11) +9 (+16) +10 (+19) +10 (+19) +9 (+17) +8 (+15) +6 (+10) +2 (+4) +5 (+10)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) +0 (+1) -2 (-3) 0 (0) +3 (+5) +6 (+10) +8 (+15) +10 (+18) +10 (+18) +9 (+16) +8 (+14) +6 (+10) +2 (+3) +5 (+9)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +209 (+8) +162 (+6) +134 (+5) +160 (+6) +168 (+7) +82 (+3) +78 (+3) +88 (+3) +97 (+4) +158 (+6) +283 (+11) +307 (+12) +1925 (+76)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -1h 45' -1h 06' -0h 12' +0h 45' +1h 34' +1h 58' +1h 47' +1h 06' +0h 10' -0h 47' -1h 35' -1h 58'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -33 -25.6 -5.2 +17.9 +33.1 +33.5 +32.5 +17.9 -4.9 -26.1 -32.8 -33.5   -2.3

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