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Puerto Plata vs Christiansted, St. Croix Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Puerto Plata, Dominican Republic and Christiansted, St. Croix, Us Virgin Islands is approximately 649 km or 403 mi.
  • To reach Puerto Plata in this distance one would set out from Christiansted, St. Croix bearing 291.5° or WNW and follow the great circles arc to approach Puerto Plata bearing 289.6° or WNW .
  • Puerto Plata has a tropical rainforest climate (Af) whereas Christiansted, St. Croix has a tropical wet and dry/ savanna climate with dry winters (Aw).
  • The average annual temperature is 1.8 °C (3.2°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 1.5 °C (2.7°F) more in Puerto Plata. The continentality subtype is truly hyperoceanic for both.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 827 mm (32.6 in) more which is equivalent to 827 l/m² (20.3 US gal/ft²) or 8,270,000 l/ha (884,118 US gal/ac) more. About 1 3/4 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 1.2° lower in Puerto Plata than in Christiansted, St. Croix.

Climate Comparison Table

The table shows values for Puerto Plata relative to Christiansted, St. Croix. You can also view this comparison the other way around from the perspective of Christiansted, St. Croix 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) -2 (-4) -1 (-2) -1 (-2) -2 (-4) 0 (0) 0 (0) -1 (-2) 0 (0) 0 (0) -1 (-2) -1 (-2) -1 (-2)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -3 (-5) -3 (-5) -2 (-4) -2 (-4) -2 (-4) -2 (-3) -1 (-2) -2 (-3) -1 (-2) -1 (-2) -2 (-3) -2 (-4) -2 (-3)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) -3 (-5) -4 (-7) -3 (-5) -3 (-5) -2 (-4) -3 (-5) -2 (-4) -2 (-4) -2 (-4) -2 (-4) -2 (-4) -3 (-5) -3 (-5)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +157 (+6) +119 (+5) +97 (+4) +89 (+4) +72 (+3) +5 (+0) -24 (-1) -31 (-1) -57 (-2) +37 (+1) +155 (+6) +208 (+8) +827 (+33)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -0h 07' -0h 04' -0h 00' +0h 03' +0h 06' +0h 07' +0h 07' +0h 04' +0h 00' -0h 03' -0h 06' -0h 07'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -2 -2 -2 -2.1 +1.8 +2 +1.5 -2 -2.1 -2 -2.1 -2.1   -1.2

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