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Puerto Plata vs Quito Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Puerto Plata, Dominican Republic and Quito, Ecuador is approximately 2,377 km or 1,477 mi.
  • To reach Puerto Plata in this distance one would set out from Quito bearing 20.9° or NNE and follow the great circles arc to approach Puerto Plata bearing 22.2° or NNE .
  • Puerto Plata has a tropical rainforest climate (Af) whereas Quito has a subtropical highland climate with no dry season (Cfb).
  • Puerto Plata is in or near the subtropical moist forest biome whereas Quito is in or near the cool temperate wet forest biome.
  • The mean annual temperature is 10.6 °C (19.1°F) warmer.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 3.5 °C (6.3°F) more in Puerto Plata. The continentality subtype is truly hyperoceanic as opposed to extremely hyperoceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 912.2 mm (35.9 in) more which is equivalent to 912.2 l/m² (22.39 US gal/ft²) or 9,122,000 l/ha (975,202 US gal/ac) more. About 1 8/9 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 5.4° lower in Puerto Plata than in Quito.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) +5 (+9) +6 (+11) +7 (+13) +8 (+14) +7 (+13) +9 (+16) +9 (+16) +8 (+14) +8 (+14) +9 (+16) +7 (+13) +6 (+11) +7 (+13)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) +9 (+16) +9 (+15) +9 (+17) +10 (+18) +11 (+19) +12 (+22) +12 (+22) +12 (+22) +12 (+21) +12 (+22) +11 (+19) +9 (+16) +11 (+19)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) +11 (+20) +10 (+18) +11 (+20) +12 (+22) +13 (+23) +14 (+25) +16 (+29) +16 (+29) +15 (+27) +14 (+25) +13 (+23) +11 (+20) +13 (+23)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +135 (+5) +48 (+2) +7 (+0) +11 (+0) +70 (+3) +45 (+2) +52 (+2) +56 (+2) +18 (+1) +43 (+2) +204 (+8) +224 (+9) +912 (+36)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -1h 03' -0h 39' -0h 07' +0h 27' +0h 56' +1h 10' +1h 04' +0h 39' +0h 06' -0h 28' -0h 57' -1h 10'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -19.8 -19.5 -17.5 +4.4 +19.5 +19.9 +19 +4.4 -17.4 -19.5 -19.8 -19.9   -5.4

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