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Puntarenas vs Acajutla Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Puntarenas, Costa Rica and Acajutla, El Salvador is approximately 676 km or 420 mi.
  • To reach Puntarenas in this distance one would set out from Acajutla bearing 125.9° or SE and follow the great circles arc to approach Puntarenas bearing 126.9° or SE .
  • Both have a tropical wet and dry/ savanna climate with dry winters (Aw).
  • Puntarenas is in or near the tropical dry forest biome whereas Acajutla 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 0.6 °C (1.1°F) less in Puntarenas. The continentality subtype is extremely hyperoceanic for both.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 153.5 mm (6 in) less which is equivalent to 153.5 l/m² (3.77 US gal/ft²) or 1,535,000 l/ha (164,102 US gal/ac) less. About 1 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 1.2° higher in Puntarenas than in Acajutla.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) +1 (+1) +1 (+2) +1 (+1) +0 (+0) 0 (-1) +1 (+1) 0 (-1) -1 (-1) +1 (+1) 0 (-1) -1 (-2) +0 (+1) +0 (+0)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +3 (+0) +1 (+0) -6 (0) -24 (-1) +30 (+1) -85 (-3) -74 (-3) -71 (-3) -75 (-3) +69 (+3) +53 (+2) +27 (+1) -154 (-6)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day +0h 11' +0h 07' +0h 01' -0h 05' -0h 10' -0h 12' -0h 11' -0h 07' -0h 01' +0h 05' +0h 10' +0h 12'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) +3.6 +3.6 +3.6 -0.5 -3.6 -3.6 -3.5 -0.3 +3.6 +3.5 +3.6 +3.6   +1.2

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