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Puerto Plata vs Rio San Juan Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Puerto Plata, Dominican Republic and Rio San Juan, Dominican Republic is approximately 52 km or 32 mi.
  • To reach Puerto Plata in this distance one would set out from Rio San Juan bearing 285° or WNW and follow the great circles arc to approach Puerto Plata bearing 284.8° or WNW .
  • Both have a tropical rainforest climate (Af).
  • Both are in or near the subtropical moist forest biome.
  • The mean temperature is 0.9 °C (1.7°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 0.9 °C (1.6°F) more in Puerto Plata. The continentality subtype is truly hyperoceanic for both.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 72.1 mm (2.8 in) more which is equivalent to 72.1 l/m² (1.77 US gal/ft²) or 721,000 l/ha (77,080 US gal/ac) more. About 1 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 0.1° lower in Puerto Plata than in Rio San Juan.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) -2 (-3) -2 (-4) -2 (-4) -2 (-3) -3 (-5) -2 (-3) -2 (-3) -1 (-2) -2 (-3) -1 (-2) -1 (-2) -1 (-1) -2 (-3)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -1 (-2) -2 (-4) -2 (-3) -1 (-2) -2 (-3) -1 (-2) -1 (-1) 0 (0) -1 (-2) 0 (-1) 0 (-1) -1 (-1) -1 (-2)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) 0 (0) -2 (-3) -1 (-1) 0 (-1) -1 (-1) 0 (-1) +1 (+1) +1 (+1) 0 (0) +0 (+0) +0 (+0) -1 (-1) 0 (0)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +68 (+3) +75 (+3) +45 (+2) +27 (+1) -35 (-1) -24 (-1) -32 (-1) -77 (-3) -42 (-2) +6 (+0) +12 (+0) +51 (+2) +72 (+3)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -0h 00' -0h 00' -0h 00' +0h 00' +0h 00' +0h 00' +0h 00' +0h 00' +0h 00' -0h 00' -0h 00' -0h 00'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -0.1 -0.1 -0.1 -0.2 +0.1 +0.1 +0.1 -0.1 -0.1 -0.1 -0.1 -0.1   -0.1

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