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Puerto Plata vs Salcedo Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Puerto Plata, Dominican Republic and Salcedo, Dominican Republic is approximately 45 km or 28 mi.
  • To reach Puerto Plata in this distance one would set out from Salcedo bearing 339.6° or NNW and follow the great circles arc to approach Puerto Plata bearing 339.6° or NNW .
  • Both have a tropical rainforest climate (Af).
  • Both are in or near the subtropical moist forest biome.
  • The annual mean temperature is 0.7 °C (1.2°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 1.4 °C (2.5°F) more in Puerto Plata. The continentality subtype is truly hyperoceanic for both.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 585 mm (23 in) more which is equivalent to 585 l/m² (14.36 US gal/ft²) or 5,850,000 l/ha (625,404 US gal/ac) more. About 1 3/7 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 0.3° lower in Puerto Plata than in Salcedo.

Climate Comparison Table

The table shows values for Puerto Plata relative to Salcedo. You can also view this comparison the other way around from the perspective of Salcedo 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) -2 (-4) -3 (-5) -2 (-4) -3 (-5) -2 (-3) +-2 (-3) +-2 (-3) -2 (-3) +-1 (-2) -2 (-3) -1 (-2) -2 (-3)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -1 (-2) -2 (-3) -2 (-3) -1 (-2) -1 (-2) -1 (-1) +0 (+0) +0 (+0) 0 (-1) +0 (+0) 0 (0) -1 (-1) -1 (-1)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) +0 (+1) -1 (-1) 0 (-1) +0 (+0) +0 (+1) +1 (+1) +2 (+3) +2 (+3) +1 (+2) +1 (+2) +1 (+2) 0 (0) +1 (+1)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +126 (+5) +89 (+3) +58 (+2) +53 (+2) +15 (+1) +3 (+0) -31 (-1) -43 (-2) -16 (-1) +33 (+1) +125 (+5) +173 (+7) +585 (+23)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -0h 01' -0h 00' -0h 00' +0h 00' +0h 01' +0h 01' +0h 01' +0h 00' +0h 00' -0h 00' -0h 01' -0h 01'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -0.3 -0.3 -0.3 -0.4 +0.3 +0.4 +0.2 -0.4 -0.4 -0.4 -0.4 -0.4   -0.3

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