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Puntarenas vs Cajamarca Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Puntarenas, Costa Rica and Cajamarca, Peru is approximately 2,028 km or 1,260 mi.
  • To reach Puntarenas in this distance one would set out from Cajamarca bearing 339.6° or NNW and follow the great circles arc to approach Puntarenas bearing 339.4° or NNW .
  • Puntarenas has a tropical wet and dry/ savanna climate with dry winters (Aw) whereas Cajamarca has a subtropical highland climate with dry winters (Cwb).
  • Puntarenas is in or near the tropical dry forest biome whereas Cajamarca is in or near the warm temperate dry forest biome.
  • The annual mean temperature is 13.4 °C (24.1°F) warmer.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 0.2 °C (0.4°F) less in Puntarenas. The continentality subtype is extremely hyperoceanic for both.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 888.5 mm (35 in) more which is equivalent to 888.5 l/m² (21.81 US gal/ft²) or 8,885,000 l/ha (949,865 US gal/ac) more. About 2 1/4 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 0.1° lower in Puntarenas than in Cajamarca.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) +12 (+21) +14 (+25) +14 (+26) +15 (+26) +14 (+26) +14 (+26) +14 (+26) +14 (+24) +13 (+23) +12 (+21) +12 (+22) +13 (+23) +13 (+24)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -85 (-3) -105 (-4) -111 (-4) -56 (-2) +153 (+6) +218 (+9) +177 (+7) +227 (+9) +253 (+10) +199 (+8) +69 (+3) -49 (-2) +889 (+35)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -0h 52' -0h 32' -0h 06' +0h 22' +0h 46' +0h 58' +0h 53' +0h 33' +0h 05' -0h 23' -0h 47' -0h 58'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -16.9 -15.9 -2 +17 +17.1 +17.1 +17.1 +17 -1.7 -15.9 -16.9 -17.1   -0.1

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