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Puerto Plata vs Paramaribo Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Puerto Plata, Dominican Republic and Paramaribo, Suriname is approximately 2,270 km or 1,411 mi.
  • To reach Puerto Plata in this distance one would set out from Paramaribo bearing 314.3° or NW and follow the great circles arc to approach Puerto Plata bearing 310.8° or NW .
  • Both have a tropical rainforest climate (Af).
  • Puerto Plata is in or near the subtropical moist forest biome whereas Paramaribo is in or near the tropical moist forest biome.
  • The annual average temperature is 2.4 °C (4.3°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 1.5 °C (2.7°F) more in Puerto Plata. The continentality subtype is truly hyperoceanic for both.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 284 mm (11.2 in) less which is equivalent to 284 l/m² (6.97 US gal/ft²) or 2,840,000 l/ha (303,615 US gal/ac) less. About 7/8 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 5.2° lower in Puerto Plata than in Paramaribo.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) -3 (-5) -3 (-5) -3 (-5) -2 (-4) -1 (-2) 1 (+2) 0 (0) -1 (-2) -2 (-4) -2 (-4) -4 (-7) -3 (-5) -2 (-3)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -3 (-5) -5 (-8) -4 (-6) -3 (-5) -2 (-4) -1 (-1) 0 (0) -1 (-2) -3 (-5) -3 (-5) -3 (-5) -4 (-6) -2 (-4)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) -4 (-7) -5 (-9) -4 (-7) -4 (-7) -2 (-4) -1 (-2) 0 (0) -1 (-2) -2 (-4) -2 (-4) -3 (-5) -4 (-7) -3 (-5)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +16 (+1) +12 (+0) -28 (-1) -72 (-3) -153 (-6) -221 (-9) -148 (-6) -79 (-3) +11 (+0) +71 (+3) +174 (+7) +133 (+5) -284 (-11)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -0h 45' -0h 28' -0h 05' +0h 19' +0h 40' +0h 50' +0h 45' +0h 28' +0h 04' -0h 20' -0h 40' -0h 50'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -13.8 -13.7 -13.6 -1.7 +13.5 +13.9 +13 -1.6 -13.7 -13.7 -13.8 -13.9   -5.2

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