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Quito vs Puerto Plata Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Quito, Ecuador and Puerto Plata, Dominican Republic is approximately 2,377 km or 1,477 mi.
  • To reach Quito in this distance one would set out from Puerto Plata bearing 202.2° or SSW and follow the great circles arc to approach Quito bearing 200.9° or SSW .
  • Quito has a subtropical highland climate with no dry season (Cfb) whereas Puerto Plata has a tropical rainforest climate (Af).
  • Quito is in or near the cool temperate wet forest biome whereas Puerto Plata is in or near the subtropical moist forest biome.
  • The average temperature is 10.6 °C (19.1°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 3.5 °C (6.3°F) less in Quito. The continentality subtype is extremely hyperoceanic as opposed to truly hyperoceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 912.2 mm (35.9 in) less which is equivalent to 912.2 l/m (22.39 US gal/ft) or 9,122,000 l/ha (975,202 US gal/ac) less. About 1/2 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 5.4° higher in Quito than in Puerto Plata.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) -5 (-9) -6 (-11) -7 (-13) -8 (-14) -7 (-13) -9 (-16) -9 (-16) -8 (-14) -8 (-14) -9 (-16) -7 (-13) -6 (-11) -7 (-13)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -9 (-16) -9 (-15) -9 (-17) -10 (-18) -11 (-19) -12 (-22) -12 (-22) -12 (-22) -12 (-21) -12 (-22) -11 (-19) -9 (-16) -11 (-19)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) -11 (-20) -10 (-18) -11 (-20) -12 (-22) -13 (-23) -14 (-25) -16 (-29) -16 (-29) -15 (-27) -14 (-25) -13 (-23) -11 (-20) -13 (-23)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -135 (-5) -48 (-2) -7 (0) -11 (0) -70 (-3) -45 (-2) -52 (-2) -56 (-2) -18 (-1) -43 (-2) -204 (-8) -224 (-9) -912 (-36)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day +1h 03' +0h 39' +0h 07' -0h 27' -0h 56' -1h 10' -1h 04' -0h 39' -0h 06' +0h 28' +0h 57' +1h 10'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day () +19.8 +19.5 +17.5 -4.4 -19.5 -19.9 -19 -4.4 +17.4 +19.5 +19.8 +19.9   +5.4

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