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Carrasco vs Puerto Plata Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Carrasco, Uruguay and Puerto Plata, Dominican Republic is approximately 6,261 km or 3,891 mi.
  • To reach Carrasco in this distance one would set out from Puerto Plata bearing 165.7° or SSE and follow the great circles arc to approach Carrasco bearing 163.5° or SSE .
  • Carrasco has a humid subtropical climate (Cfa) whereas Puerto Plata has a tropical rainforest climate (Af).
  • Carrasco is in or near the warm temperate dry forest biome whereas Puerto Plata is in or near the subtropical moist forest biome.
  • The annual average temperature is 8.5 °C (15.4°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 7.5 °C (13.5°F) more in Carrasco. The continentality subtype is truly oceanic as opposed to truly hyperoceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 827 mm (32.6 in) less which is equivalent to 827 l/m² (20.3 US gal/ft²) or 8,270,000 l/ha (884,118 US gal/ac) less. About 4/7 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 14.7° lower in Carrasco than in Puerto Plata.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) 0 (-1) 0 (0) -3 (-5) -7 (-13) -11 (-20) -16 (-28) -16 (-29) -16 (-28) -13 (-24) -11 (-19) -7 (-12) -2 (-4) -9 (-15)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -117 (-5) -70 (-3) -28 (-1) -73 (-3) -78 (-3) -3 (0) +11 (+0) +4 (+0) -4 (0) -51 (-2) -189 (-7) -229 (-9) -827 (-33)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day +3h 06' +1h 56' +0h 21' -1h 20' -2h 45' -3h 28' -3h 09' -1h 56' -0h 18' +1h 22' +2h 47' +3h 28'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) +24.4 +5.7 -15.8 -39 -54.2 -54.5 -53.6 -39 -16.1 +6.5 +24.7 +31.8   -14.7

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