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Puerto Plata vs Santiago R. Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Puerto Plata, Dominican Republic and Santiago R., Dominican Republic is approximately 89 km or 55 mi.
  • To reach Puerto Plata in this distance one would set out from Santiago R. bearing 70.2° or ENE and follow the great circles arc to approach Puerto Plata bearing 70.4° or ENE .
  • Puerto Plata has a tropical rainforest climate (Af) whereas Santiago R. has a tropical wet and dry/ savanna climate with dry winters (Aw).
  • Both are in or near the subtropical moist forest biome.
  • The annual mean temperature is 1.1 °C (2°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 1.1 °C (2°F) more in Puerto Plata. The continentality subtype is truly hyperoceanic for both.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 738.1 mm (29.1 in) more which is equivalent to 738.1 l/m² (18.11 US gal/ft²) or 7,381,000 l/ha (789,078 US gal/ac) more. About 1 5/8 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 0.2° lower in Puerto Plata than in Santiago R..

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) -4 (-8) -5 (-9) -5 (-8) -4 (-7) -4 (-7) -3 (-5) -3 (-6) -3 (-6) -3 (-5) -3 (-5) -3 (-6) -3 (-6) -4 (-6)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -1 (-2) -2 (-4) -2 (-4) -2 (-3) -2 (-3) -1 (-1) -1 (-1) -1 (-1) -1 (-1) 0 (-1) -1 (-1) -1 (-2) -1 (-2)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) +2 (+3) +0 (+1) +1 (+1) +1 (+1) +1 (+1) +1 (+2) +2 (+4) +2 (+4) +1 (+3) +2 (+3) +2 (+4) +1 (+2) +1 (+2)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +176 (+7) +125 (+5) +90 (+4) +34 (+1) -34 (-1) -67 (-3) +2 (+0) -1 (0) -45 (-2) +9 (+0) +177 (+7) +272 (+11) +738 (+29)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -0h 00' -0h 00' -0h 00' +0h 00' +0h 00' +0h 01' +0h 00' +0h 00' +0h 00' -0h 00' -0h 00' -0h 01'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -0.2 -0.2 -0.2 -0.3 +0.2 +0.3 +0.2 -0.3 -0.3 -0.3 -0.3 -0.3   -0.2

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