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Puerto Plata vs Tarapoto Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Puerto Plata, Dominican Republic and Tarapoto, Peru is approximately 2,988 km or 1,856 mi.
  • To reach Puerto Plata in this distance one would set out from Tarapoto bearing 12.2° or NNE and follow the great circles arc to approach Puerto Plata bearing 12.9° or NNE .
  • Puerto Plata has a tropical rainforest climate (Af) whereas Tarapoto has a tropical monsoonal climate (Am).
  • Puerto Plata is in or near the subtropical moist forest biome whereas Tarapoto is in or near the tropical moist forest biome.
  • The annual mean temperature is 0.8 °C (1.4°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 2.7 °C (4.9°F) more in Puerto Plata. The continentality subtype is truly hyperoceanic as opposed to extremely hyperoceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 763.9 mm (30.1 in) more which is equivalent to 763.9 l/m² (18.75 US gal/ft²) or 7,639,000 l/ha (816,660 US gal/ac) more. About 1 2/3 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 4.6° lower in Puerto Plata than in Tarapoto.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) -6 (-11) -6 (-10) -4 (-7) -3 (-5) -3 (-5) +-1 (-1) +-1 (-1) +-2 (-3) +-2 (-3) +-2 (-3) -4 (-7) -5 (-9) -3 (-5)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -3 (-6) -4 (-7) -2 (-4) -1 (-2) -1 (-1) +1 (+3) +2 (+4) +1 (+3) +1 (+1) +0 (+1) -1 (-2) -3 (-5) -1 (-1)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) -1 (-2) -2 (-3) -1 (-2) +0 (+0) +2 (+3) +4 (+6) +5 (+9) +5 (+8) +3 (+5) +3 (+5) +1 (+3) -1 (-2) +1 (+3)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +111 (+4) +43 (+2) -3 (0) +25 (+1) +67 (+3) +13 (+1) +19 (+1) +24 (+1) +18 (+1) +40 (+2) +187 (+7) +220 (+9) +764 (+30)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -1h 23' -0h 51' -0h 09' +0h 35' +1h 13' +1h 32' +1h 24' +0h 51' +0h 08' -0h 37' -1h 14' -1h 32'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -26 -25.1 -12.3 +10.7 +25.9 +26.2 +25.3 +10.7 -12.1 -25 -26 -26.3   -4.6

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