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Puerto Plata vs Tela Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Puerto Plata, Dominican Republic and Tela, Honduras is approximately 1,848 km or 1,148 mi.
  • To reach Puerto Plata in this distance one would set out from Tela bearing 73.5° or ENE and follow the great circles arc to approach Puerto Plata bearing 78.7° or ENE .
  • Both have a tropical rainforest climate (Af).
  • Puerto Plata is in or near the subtropical moist forest biome whereas Tela is in or near the tropical moist forest biome.
  • The annual mean temperature is 1.4 °C (2.4°F) cooler.
  • 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 898.4 mm (35.4 in) less which is equivalent to 898.4 l/m² (22.05 US gal/ft²) or 8,984,000 l/ha (960,449 US gal/ac) less. About 2/3 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 2.3° lower in Puerto Plata than in Tela.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -1 (-2) -2 (-4) -3 (-5) -3 (-5) -3 (-6) -2 (-3) -1 (-1) -1 (-1) -1 (-2) +0 (+0) 0 (0) -1 (-1) -1 (-2)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -59 (-2) -56 (-2) +12 (+0) +72 (+3) +88 (+3) -66 (-3) -125 (-5) -140 (-6) -150 (-6) -231 (-9) -129 (-5) -114 (-4) -898 (-35)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -0h 13' -0h 08' -0h 01' +0h 05' +0h 12' +0h 15' +0h 13' +0h 08' +0h 01' -0h 06' -0h 12' -0h 15'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -4 -4 -4 -4.1 +3.7 +4 +3.3 -4 -4 -4 -4 -4.1   -2.3

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