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Veracruz vs Puerto Plata Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Veracruz, Mexico and Puerto Plata, Dominican Republic is approximately 2,681 km or 1,666 mi.
  • To reach Veracruz in this distance one would set out from Puerto Plata bearing 272.9° or W and follow the great circles arc to approach Veracruz bearing 264.3° or W .
  • Veracruz has a tropical wet and dry/ savanna climate with dry winters (Aw) whereas Puerto Plata has a tropical rainforest climate (Af).
  • Veracruz is in or near the tropical dry forest biome whereas Puerto Plata is in or near the subtropical moist forest biome.
  • The annual mean temperature is 0.3 °C (0.5°F) warmer.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 2.3 °C (4.1°F) more in Veracruz. The continentality subtype is truly hyperoceanic for both.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 173 mm (6.8 in) less which is equivalent to 173 l/m² (4.25 US gal/ft²) or 1,730,000 l/ha (184,948 US gal/ac) less. About 1 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 0.4° higher in Veracruz than in Puerto Plata.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) -3 (-5) -2 (-4) -2 (-3) +0 (-1) +1 (+3) +0 (0) +0 (0) +0 (+0) +0 (0) -1 (-3) -1 (-3) -3 (-5) +-1 (-2)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -2 (-3) -1 (-2) 0 (0) +1 (+2) +2 (+4) +2 (+3) +1 (+1) +1 (+2) +1 (+2) 0 (0) -1 (-1) -1 (-2) +0 (+1)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) -1 (-2) +1 (+1) +2 (+3) +3 (+5) +4 (+6) +3 (+5) +1 (+1) +1 (+2) +2 (+3) +1 (+1) 0 (0) +0 (+1) +1 (+2)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -187 (-7) -145 (-6) -117 (-5) -138 (-5) -122 (-5) +220 (+9) +333 (+13) +264 (+10) +255 (+10) -27 (-1) -229 (-9) -280 (-11) -173 (-7)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day +0h 02' +0h 01' +0h 00' -0h 00' -0h 01' -0h 02' -0h 02' -0h 01' -0h 00' +0h 00' +0h 01' +0h 02'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) +0.6 +0.6 +0.6 +0.7 -0.5 -0.6 -0.3 +0.6 +0.6 +0.6 +0.6 +0.6   +0.4

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