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Puerto Plata vs Zacatecas Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Puerto Plata, Dominican Republic and Zacatecas, Mexico is approximately 3,328 km or 2,068 mi.
  • To reach Puerto Plata in this distance one would set out from Zacatecas bearing 89.7° or E and follow the great circles arc to approach Puerto Plata bearing 101.6° or ESE .
  • Puerto Plata has a tropical rainforest climate (Af) whereas Zacatecas has a mid-latitude cool steppe climate (BSk).
  • Puerto Plata is in or near the subtropical moist forest biome whereas Zacatecas is in or near the warm temperate thorn steppe biome.
  • The annual average temperature is 11.6 °C (21°F) warmer.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 3 °C (5.4°F) less in Puerto Plata. The continentality subtype is truly hyperoceanic as opposed to barely hyperoceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 1499 mm (59 in) more which is equivalent to 1499 l/m² (36.79 US gal/ft²) or 14,990,000 l/ha (1,602,530 US gal/ac) more. About 4 1/2 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 2.1° higher in Puerto Plata than in Zacatecas.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) +13 (+24) +12 (+22) +11 (+19) +9 (+16) +7 (+13) +10 (+18) +12 (+22) +13 (+23) +13 (+24) +14 (+25) +13 (+23) +14 (+26) +12 (+21)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) +13 (+24) +12 (+22) +11 (+19) +9 (+16) +8 (+14) +10 (+18) +12 (+22) +13 (+23) +12 (+22) +13 (+24) +13 (+23) +13 (+24) +12 (+21)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) +13 (+23) +12 (+21) +11 (+19) +9 (+16) +8 (+15) +10 (+17) +12 (+22) +12 (+22) +11 (+20) +12 (+22) +12 (+22) +12 (+22) +11 (+20)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +195 (+8) +155 (+6) +131 (+5) +154 (+6) +152 (+6) +17 (+1) -23 (-1) +2 (+0) +24 (+1) +127 (+5) +272 (+11) +293 (+12) +1499 (+59)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day +0h 10' +0h 06' +0h 01' -0h 04' -0h 09' -0h 12' -0h 10' -0h 06' -0h 01' +0h 04' +0h 09' +0h 12'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) +3 +3 +3 +3 +1.7 -2.9 +1.2 +3.1 +3 +3.1 +3 +3   +2.1

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