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Puerto Plata vs Tacna Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Puerto Plata, Dominican Republic and Tacna, Peru is approximately 4,203 km or 2,612 mi.
  • To reach Puerto Plata in this distance one would set out from Tacna bearing 359.6° or N and follow the great circles arc to approach Puerto Plata bearing 359.6° or N .
  • Puerto Plata has a tropical rainforest climate (Af) whereas Tacna has a subtropical hot desert climate (BWh).
  • Puerto Plata is in or near the subtropical moist forest biome whereas Tacna is in or near the warm temperate desert biome.
  • The average temperature is 7 °C (12.6°F) warmer.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 3.8 °C (6.8°F) less in Puerto Plata. The continentality subtype is truly hyperoceanic as opposed to barely hyperoceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 1896.7 mm (74.7 in) more which is equivalent to 1896.7 l/m² (46.55 US gal/ft²) or 18,967,000 l/ha (2,027,698 US gal/ac) more. About 65 3/4 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 0.2° lower in Puerto Plata than in Tacna.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) +0 (-1) +-1 (-2) +1 (+1) +4 (+7) +7 (+12) +11 (+19) +12 (+21) +11 (+20) +10 (+18) +9 (+15) +5 (+9) +2 (+4) +6 (+10)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) +1 (+2) +0 (+0) +2 (+4) +5 (+10) +8 (+15) +12 (+21) +13 (+23) +12 (+22) +11 (+20) +10 (+17) +6 (+12) +3 (+6) +7 (+13)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) +3 (+5) +1 (+2) +3 (+6) +7 (+12) +10 (+17) +12 (+22) +14 (+25) +14 (+24) +12 (+21) +10 (+19) +8 (+14) +4 (+8) +8 (+15)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +208 (+8) +161 (+6) +134 (+5) +160 (+6) +167 (+7) +80 (+3) +74 (+3) +82 (+3) +88 (+3) +155 (+6) +283 (+11) +307 (+12) +1897 (+75)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -2h 00' -1h 15' -0h 13' +0h 52' +1h 46' +2h 14' +2h 01' +1h 15' +0h 11' -0h 53' -1h 48' -2h 14'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -36.4 -22 -0.9 +22.2 +37.4 +37.8 +36.9 +22.2 -0.6 -22.7 -36 -37.8   -0.2

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