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Puerto Plata vs Vallenar Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Puerto Plata, Dominican Republic and Vallenar, Chile is approximately 5,419 km or 3,367 mi.
  • To reach Puerto Plata in this distance one would set out from Vallenar bearing 359.6° or N and follow the great circles arc to approach Puerto Plata bearing 359.6° or N .
  • Puerto Plata has a tropical rainforest climate (Af) whereas Vallenar has a mid-latitude cool desert climate (BWk).
  • Puerto Plata is in or near the subtropical moist forest biome whereas Vallenar is in or near the boreal desert biome.
  • The mean annual temperature is 10.1 °C (18.3°F) warmer.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 2.7 °C (4.9°F) less in Puerto Plata. The continentality subtype is truly hyperoceanic as opposed to barely hyperoceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 1894.4 mm (74.6 in) more which is equivalent to 1894.4 l/m² (46.49 US gal/ft²) or 18,944,000 l/ha (2,025,239 US gal/ac) more. About 61 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 8.9° higher in Puerto Plata than in Vallenar.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) +4 (+8) +4 (+7) +6 (+12) +10 (+17) +12 (+21) +15 (+27) +16 (+28) +15 (+27) +14 (+24) +12 (+22) +9 (+17) +6 (+11) +10 (+18)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +209 (+8) +162 (+6) +133 (+5) +159 (+6) +164 (+6) +79 (+3) +66 (+3) +81 (+3) +95 (+4) +157 (+6) +283 (+11) +307 (+12) +1894 (+75)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -2h 40' -1h 40' -0h 18' +1h 09' +2h 22' +2h 59' +2h 43' +1h 40' +0h 15' -1h 11' -2h 24' -2h 59'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -30.1 -11.5 +10 +33.2 +48.3 +48.7 +47.8 +33.1 +10.3 -12.3 -30.4 -37.6   +8.9

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