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Puerto Plata vs Rochambeau Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Puerto Plata, Dominican Republic and Rochambeau, French Guiana is approximately 2,575 km or 1,600 mi.
  • To reach Puerto Plata in this distance one would set out from Rochambeau bearing 311.7° or NW and follow the great circles arc to approach Puerto Plata bearing 307.7° or NW .
  • Both have a tropical rainforest climate (Af).
  • Puerto Plata is in or near the subtropical moist forest biome whereas Rochambeau is in or near the subtropical wet forest biome.
  • The annual average temperature is 1.2 °C (2.2°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 3.6 °C (6.5°F) more in Puerto Plata. The continentality subtype is truly hyperoceanic as opposed to extremely hyperoceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 1747.7 mm (68.8 in) less which is equivalent to 1747.7 l/m² (42.89 US gal/ft²) or 17,477,000 l/ha (1,868,407 US gal/ac) less. About 1/2 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 5.3° lower in Puerto Plata than in Rochambeau.

Climate Comparison Table

The table shows values for Puerto Plata relative to Rochambeau. You can also view this comparison the other way around from the perspective of Rochambeau 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 (-3) -1 (-2) -1 (-1) 0 (-1) +1 (+3) +1 (+1) +0 (0) -1 (-1) -1 (-1) -2 (-3) -2 (-3) -1 (-1)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -3 (-5) -3 (-6) -3 (-5) -2 (-3) -1 (-2) +0 (+1) +1 (+2) +1 (+1) 0 (0) 0 (0) -1 (-3) -3 (-5) -1 (-2)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) -4 (-7) -5 (-9) -4 (-7) -3 (-6) -2 (-4) -1 (-1) +1 (+2) +1 (+2) +0 (+1) +0 (+0) -1 (-2) -4 (-6) -2 (-3)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -230 (-9) -143 (-6) -260 (-10) -240 (-9) -431 (-17) -378 (-15) -166 (-7) -77 (-3) +24 (+1) +76 (+3) +129 (+5) -52 (-2) -1748 (-69)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -0h 48' -0h 30' -0h 05' +0h 20' +0h 42' +0h 53' +0h 48' +0h 30' +0h 04' -0h 21' -0h 43' -0h 53'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -14.8 -14.7 -14.6 -0.6 +14.5 +14.9 +14 -0.6 -14.7 -14.7 -14.9 -14.9   -5.3

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