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Puerto Plata vs Puerto Lempira Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Puerto Plata, Dominican Republic and Puerto Lempira, Honduras is approximately 1,492 km or 927 mi.
  • To reach Puerto Plata in this distance one would set out from Puerto Lempira bearing 68.4° or ENE and follow the great circles arc to approach Puerto Plata bearing 72.4° or ENE .
  • Both have a tropical rainforest climate (Af).
  • Puerto Plata is in or near the subtropical moist forest biome whereas Puerto Lempira is in or near the tropical moist forest biome.
  • The annual average temperature is 2.3 °C (4.1°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 1.9 °C (3.4°F) more in Puerto Plata. The continentality subtype is truly hyperoceanic as opposed to extremely hyperoceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 1406.9 mm (55.4 in) less which is equivalent to 1406.9 l/m² (34.53 US gal/ft²) or 14,069,000 l/ha (1,504,069 US gal/ac) less. About 4/7 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 2.5° lower in Puerto Plata than in Puerto Lempira.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -3 (-5) -4 (-7) -4 (-7) -4 (-7) -4 (-6) -2 (-3) -1 (-2) -1 (-2) -1 (-2) -1 (-1) -2 (-3) -3 (-5) -2 (-4)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +16 (+1) +26 (+1) +65 (+3) +80 (+3) -48 (-2) -286 (-11) -342 (-13) -266 (-10) -219 (-9) -299 (-12) -148 (-6) +14 (+1) -1407 (-55)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -0h 15' -0h 09' -0h 01' +0h 06' +0h 13' +0h 17' +0h 15' +0h 09' +0h 01' -0h 06' -0h 13' -0h 17'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -4.5 -4.5 -4.5 -4.6 +4.2 +4.5 +3.8 -4.5 -4.5 -4.5 -4.5 -4.6   -2.5

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