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Puerto Plata vs Trujillo Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Puerto Plata, Dominican Republic and Trujillo, Peru is approximately 3,233 km or 2,009 mi.
  • To reach Puerto Plata in this distance one would set out from Trujillo bearing 16.7° or NNE and follow the great circles arc to approach Puerto Plata bearing 17.6° or NNE .
  • Puerto Plata has a tropical rainforest climate (Af) whereas Trujillo has a subtropical hot desert climate (BWh).
  • The annual mean temperature is 5.8 °C (10.5°F) warmer.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 0.3 °C (0.5°F) less in Puerto Plata. The continentality subtype is truly hyperoceanic for both.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 1921.7 mm (75.7 in) more which is equivalent to 1921.7 l/m² (47.16 US gal/ft²) or 19,217,000 l/ha (2,054,425 US gal/ac) more. About 448 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 4.2° lower in Puerto Plata than in Trujillo.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) +2 (+4) +1 (+2) +2 (+4) +5 (+8) +6 (+10) +9 (+16) +10 (+18) +11 (+19) +11 (+19) +10 (+18) +7 (+12) +5 (+8) +6 (+12)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) +2 (+4) +1 (+1) +2 (+3) +4 (+7) +6 (+10) +8 (+14) +9 (+17) +10 (+18) +9 (+17) +9 (+16) +7 (+12) +4 (+8) +6 (+10)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) +2 (+4) +0 (+0) +1 (+2) +3 (+6) +5 (+10) +7 (+13) +9 (+15) +9 (+16) +8 (+14) +8 (+14) +6 (+12) +4 (+8) +5 (+9)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +208 (+8) +161 (+6) +132 (+5) +160 (+6) +168 (+7) +82 (+3) +78 (+3) +88 (+3) +97 (+4) +158 (+6) +283 (+11) +307 (+12) +1922 (+76)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -1h 27' -0h 54' -0h 10' +0h 38' +1h 18' +1h 38' +1h 29' +0h 55' +0h 08' -0h 39' -1h 19' -1h 38'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -27.6 -26.2 -10.7 +12.3 +27.5 +27.8 +26.9 +12.3 -10.5 -26.1 -27.5 -27.8   -4.2

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