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Puerto Plata vs Pto.Carreno Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Puerto Plata, Dominican Republic and Pto.Carreno, Colombia is approximately 1,546 km or 961 mi.
  • To reach Puerto Plata in this distance one would set out from Pto.Carreno bearing 348° or NNW and follow the great circles arc to approach Puerto Plata bearing 347.3° or NNW .
  • Puerto Plata has a tropical rainforest climate (Af) whereas Pto.Carreno has a tropical monsoonal climate (Am).
  • Puerto Plata is in or near the subtropical moist forest biome whereas Pto.Carreno is in or near the tropical moist forest biome.
  • The average annual temperature is 3 °C (5.3°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 0.1 °C (0.2°F) more in Puerto Plata. The continentality subtype is truly hyperoceanic for both.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 308 mm (12.1 in) less which is equivalent to 308 l/m² (7.56 US gal/ft²) or 3,080,000 l/ha (329,272 US gal/ac) less. About 6/7 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 5.1° lower in Puerto Plata than in Pto.Carreno.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) -8 (-14) -9 (-16) -8 (-15) -6 (-10) -3 (-6) +0 (0) +0 (+1) +0 (0) -1 (-2) -2 (-3) -4 (-8) -6 (-10) -4 (-7)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -6 (-11) -8 (-14) -7 (-13) -5 (-8) -3 (-5) +0 (+0) +1 (+1) +1 (+1) 0 (-1) -1 (-2) -3 (-5) -5 (-9) -3 (-5)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) -4 (-7) -6 (-10) -6 (-10) -5 (-9) -3 (-6) -1 (-2) 0 (0) 0 (-1) -2 (-3) -2 (-3) -3 (-5) -4 (-8) -3 (-5)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +197 (+8) +141 (+6) +102 (+4) +46 (+2) -112 (-4) -371 (-15) -364 (-14) -256 (-10) -117 (-5) -29 (-1) +180 (+7) +275 (+11) -308 (-12)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -0h 44' -0h 27' -0h 05' +0h 19' +0h 39' +0h 49' +0h 44' +0h 27' +0h 04' -0h 19' -0h 39' -0h 49'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -13.5 -13.4 -13.4 -2 +13.2 +13.6 +12.7 -1.9 -13.4 -13.4 -13.5 -13.6   -5.1

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