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Puerto Plata vs San Rafael Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Puerto Plata, Dominican Republic and San Rafael, Argentina is approximately 6,046 km or 3,757 mi.
  • To reach Puerto Plata in this distance one would set out from San Rafael bearing 357.5° or N and follow the great circles arc to approach Puerto Plata bearing 357.8° or N .
  • Puerto Plata has a tropical rainforest climate (Af) whereas San Rafael has a mid-latitude cool steppe climate (BSk).
  • Puerto Plata is in or near the subtropical moist forest biome whereas San Rafael is in or near the warm temperate thorn steppe biome.
  • The mean annual temperature is 9.2 °C (16.6°F) warmer.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 11.5 °C (20.7°F) less in Puerto Plata. The continentality subtype is truly hyperoceanic as opposed to truly oceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 1584.7 mm (62.4 in) more which is equivalent to 1584.7 l/m² (38.89 US gal/ft²) or 15,847,000 l/ha (1,694,149 US gal/ac) more. About 5 2/3 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 14.5° higher in Puerto Plata than in San Rafael.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) -4 (-7) +-3 (-5) +2 (+3) +6 (+12) +10 (+18) +16 (+28) +16 (+28) +13 (+24) +11 (+20) +7 (+13) +2 (+4) +-2 (-3) +6 (+11)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) 0 (-1) +1 (+1) +5 (+9) +10 (+17) +14 (+25) +19 (+34) +20 (+35) +18 (+32) +15 (+26) +10 (+19) +6 (+10) +1 (+2) +9 (+17)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) +4 (+7) +4 (+7) +7 (+13) +11 (+20) +16 (+29) +20 (+36) +22 (+39) +21 (+37) +17 (+31) +14 (+25) +10 (+18) +5 (+10) +13 (+23)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +157 (+6) +120 (+5) +95 (+4) +139 (+5) +159 (+6) +70 (+3) +67 (+3) +74 (+3) +69 (+3) +133 (+5) +239 (+9) +262 (+10) +1585 (+62)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -3h 05' -1h 55' -0h 21' +1h 19' +2h 44' +3h 26' +3h 07' +1h 55' +0h 18' -1h 22' -2h 46' -3h 26'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -24.6 -5.9 +15.6 +38.8 +53.9 +54.3 +53.4 +38.7 +15.9 -6.8 -25 -32   +14.5

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