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Puerto Plata vs Piarco Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Puerto Plata, Dominican Republic and Piarco, Trinidad And Tobago is approximately 1,415 km or 880 mi.
  • To reach Puerto Plata in this distance one would set out from Piarco bearing 316.9° or NW and follow the great circles arc to approach Puerto Plata bearing 314.5° or NW .
  • Puerto Plata has a tropical rainforest climate (Af) whereas Piarco has a tropical monsoonal climate (Am).
  • Both are in or near the subtropical moist forest biome.
  • The mean annual temperature is 0.9 °C (1.7°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 2.4 °C (4.3°F) more in Puerto Plata. The continentality subtype is truly hyperoceanic as opposed to extremely hyperoceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 56 mm (2.2 in) more which is equivalent to 56 l/m² (1.37 US gal/ft²) or 560,000 l/ha (59,868 US gal/ac) more. About 1 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 4.2° lower in Puerto Plata than in Piarco.

Climate Comparison Table

The table shows values for Puerto Plata relative to Piarco. You can also view this comparison the other way around from the perspective of Piarco 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) -2 (-4) +1 (+2) +1 (+2) +0 (0) 0 (0) +0 (0) -2 (-4) -2 (-4) -1 (-2)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -2 (-3) -3 (-5) -2 (-4) -2 (-4) -2 (-3) +0 (+0) +1 (+1) +1 (+1) 0 (0) +0 (+0) -1 (-2) -2 (-3) -1 (-2)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) -1 (-2) -2 (-4) -1 (-2) -1 (-2) -1 (-2) -1 (-2) 0 (0) +1 (+2) -1 (-2) 0 (0) 0 (0) -2 (-4) -1 (-1)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +138 (+5) +119 (+5) +100 (+4) +109 (+4) +52 (+2) -170 (-7) -188 (-7) -162 (-6) -106 (-4) -41 (-2) +55 (+2) +151 (+6) +56 (+2)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -0h 30' -0h 18' -0h 03' +0h 13' +0h 26' +0h 33' +0h 30' +0h 18' +0h 02' -0h 13' -0h 27' -0h 33'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -9.1 -9 -9 -6.4 +8.8 +9.1 +8.3 -6.2 -9.1 -9 -9.1 -9.2   -4.2

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