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Puerto Plata vs Piura Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Puerto Plata, Dominican Republic and Piura, Peru is approximately 2,984 km or 1,854 mi.
  • To reach Puerto Plata in this distance one would set out from Piura bearing 21.3° or NNE and follow the great circles arc to approach Puerto Plata bearing 22.6° or NNE .
  • Puerto Plata has a tropical rainforest climate (Af) whereas Piura has a subtropical hot desert climate (BWh).
  • Puerto Plata is in or near the subtropical moist forest biome whereas Piura is in or near the subtropical desert scrub biome.
  • The annual mean temperature is 0.5 °C (0.9°F) warmer.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 1.5 °C (2.7°F) less in Puerto Plata. The continentality subtype is truly hyperoceanic for both.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 1809.6 mm (71.2 in) more which is equivalent to 1809.6 l/m² (44.41 US gal/ft²) or 18,096,000 l/ha (1,934,583 US gal/ac) more. About 16 5/9 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 4.9° lower in Puerto Plata than in Piura.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) -6 (-12) -7 (-13) -6 (-11) -4 (-8) +-2 (-3) +2 (+4) +3 (+6) +3 (+5) +2 (+4) +1 (+3) +-1 (-3) -4 (-7) +-2 (-3)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -4 (-7) -5 (-10) -4 (-8) -2 (-4) +0 (+1) +4 (+7) +5 (+9) +5 (+9) +4 (+8) +4 (+6) +1 (+2) -2 (-3) +1 (+1)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) -1 (-2) -3 (-6) -2 (-4) +0 (+0) +3 (+5) +5 (+9) +7 (+13) +7 (+13) +6 (+12) +6 (+10) +4 (+7) +1 (+1) +3 (+5)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +192 (+8) +143 (+6) +102 (+4) +136 (+5) +153 (+6) +77 (+3) +78 (+3) +88 (+3) +97 (+4) +157 (+6) +282 (+11) +306 (+12) +1810 (+71)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -1h 18' -0h 49' -0h 09' +0h 34' +1h 10' +1h 28' +1h 20' +0h 49' +0h 07' -0h 35' -1h 11' -1h 28'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -24.7 -24.1 -13.5 +9.4 +24.6 +24.9 +24 +9.4 -13.3 -24 -24.7 -25   -4.9

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