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Puerto Plata vs Rio De Janeiro Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Puerto Plata, Dominican Republic and Rio De Janeiro, Brazil is approximately 5,598 km or 3,479 mi.
  • To reach Puerto Plata in this distance one would set out from Rio De Janeiro bearing 325.8° or NW and follow the great circles arc to approach Puerto Plata bearing 326.6° or NNW .
  • Puerto Plata has a tropical rainforest climate (Af) whereas Rio De Janeiro has a tropical wet and dry/ savanna climate with dry winters (Aw).
  • Both are in or near the subtropical moist forest biome.
  • The mean annual temperature is 1.3 °C (2.4°F) warmer.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 0.7 °C (1.3°F) less in Puerto Plata. The continentality subtype is truly hyperoceanic for both.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 753.1 mm (29.6 in) more which is equivalent to 753.1 l/m² (18.48 US gal/ft²) or 7,531,000 l/ha (805,114 US gal/ac) more. About 1 2/3 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 3.1° higher in Puerto Plata than in Rio De Janeiro.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) -2 (-4) -3 (-6) -1 (-3) 1 (+2) +3 (+5) +6 (+10) +6 (+10) +5 (+10) +6 (+11) +5 (+9) +2 (+3) -1 (-1) +2 (+4)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -3 (-6) -4 (-7) -3 (-5) 0 (0) +2 (+4) +5 (+9) +6 (+10) +5 (+9) +5 (+8) +4 (+7) +1 (+1) -2 (-3) +1 (+2)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) -4 (-8) -6 (-10) -4 (-8) -2 (-3) +1 (+1) +3 (+6) +5 (+8) +4 (+7) +3 (+5) +2 (+3) 0 (-1) -3 (-6) 0 (0)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +95 (+4) +57 (+2) +31 (+1) +23 (+1) +82 (+3) +2 (+0) +22 (+1) +38 (+1) +10 (+0) +70 (+3) +187 (+7) +138 (+5) +753 (+30)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -2h 17' -1h 25' -0h 15' +0h 59' +2h 01' +2h 33' +2h 19' +1h 25' +0h 13' -1h 01' -2h 03' -2h 33'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -35.5 -17.4 +3.9 +27.1 +42.3 +42.6 +41.7 +27.1 +4.2 -18.1 -35.5 -42.5   +3.1

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