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Puerto Plata vs Santa Rosa C. Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Puerto Plata, Dominican Republic and Santa Rosa C., Honduras is approximately 2,012 km or 1,250 mi.
  • To reach Puerto Plata in this distance one would set out from Santa Rosa C. bearing 71.5° or ENE and follow the great circles arc to approach Puerto Plata bearing 76.9° or ENE .
  • Puerto Plata has a tropical rainforest climate (Af) whereas Santa Rosa C. has a subtropical highland climate with dry winters (Cwb).
  • Both are in or near the subtropical moist forest biome.
  • The mean annual temperature is 5 °C (8.9°F) warmer.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 0.2 °C (0.4°F) more in Puerto Plata. The continentality subtype is truly hyperoceanic for both.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 345.4 mm (13.6 in) more which is equivalent to 345.4 l/m² (8.48 US gal/ft²) or 3,454,000 l/ha (369,256 US gal/ac) more. About 1 2/9 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 2.7° lower in Puerto Plata than in Santa Rosa C..

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) +5 (+10) +4 (+7) +3 (+6) +3 (+5) +3 (+6) +5 (+9) +6 (+11) +6 (+10) +6 (+10) +7 (+12) +6 (+11) +6 (+10) +5 (+9)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +169 (+7) +133 (+5) +110 (+4) +116 (+5) +15 (+1) -206 (-8) -133 (-5) -128 (-5) -199 (-8) +13 (+1) +207 (+8) +249 (+10) +345 (+14)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -0h 16' -0h 10' -0h 01' +0h 07' +0h 14' +0h 18' +0h 17' +0h 10' +0h 01' -0h 07' -0h 15' -0h 18'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -4.9 -4.9 -4.9 -5 +4.6 +5 +4.2 -4.9 -4.9 -4.9 -4.9 -5   -2.7

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