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Puerto Plata vs Valdivia Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Puerto Plata, Dominican Republic and Valdivia, Chile is approximately 6,628 km or 4,118 mi.
  • To reach Puerto Plata in this distance one would set out from Valdivia bearing 2.9° or N and follow the great circles arc to approach Puerto Plata bearing 2.4° or N .
  • Puerto Plata has a tropical rainforest climate (Af) whereas Valdivia has a marine west coast climate (Cfb).
  • Puerto Plata is in or near the subtropical moist forest biome whereas Valdivia is in or near the cool temperate rain forest biome.
  • The annual average temperature is 12.8 °C (23°F) warmer.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 4.5 °C (8.1°F) less in Puerto Plata. The continentality subtype is truly hyperoceanic as opposed to barely hyperoceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 563 mm (22.2 in) less which is equivalent to 563 l/m² (13.82 US gal/ft²) or 5,630,000 l/ha (601,884 US gal/ac) less. About 7/9 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 19.7° higher in Puerto Plata than in Valdivia.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) +4 (+7) +4 (+7) +7 (+13) +12 (+22) +16 (+29) +20 (+36) +20 (+36) +19 (+34) +17 (+31) +14 (+25) +10 (+18) +7 (+13) +13 (+23)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) +6 (+11) +6 (+10) +9 (+15) +12 (+22) +15 (+27) +18 (+32) +19 (+34) +19 (+33) +17 (+31) +15 (+26) +12 (+21) +8 (+14) +13 (+23)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) +8 (+14) +7 (+13) +10 (+18) +12 (+22) +14 (+25) +16 (+29) +18 (+32) +18 (+32) +17 (+31) +15 (+27) +13 (+23) +9 (+16) +13 (+24)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +144 (+6) +93 (+4) +19 (+1) -52 (-2) -209 (-8) -332 (-13) -296 (-12) -213 (-8) -117 (-5) +39 (+2) +161 (+6) +200 (+8) -563 (-22)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -3h 31' -2h 11' -0h 24' +1h 30' +3h 07' +3h 56' +3h 34' +2h 11' +0h 20' -1h 33' -3h 09' -3h 56'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -19.5 -0.8 +20.8 +44 +59.1 +59.5 +58.6 +44 +21.1 -1.6 -19.9 -26.8   +19.7

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