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Puntarenas vs Cherrapunji Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Puntarenas, Costa Rica and Cherrapunji, India is approximately 16,082 km or 9,993 mi.
  • To reach Puntarenas in this distance one would set out from Cherrapunji bearing 354.2° or N and follow the great circles arc to approach Puntarenas bearing 185.4° or S .
  • Puntarenas has a tropical wet and dry/ savanna climate with dry winters (Aw) whereas Cherrapunji has a subtropical highland climate with dry winters (Cwb).
  • Puntarenas is in or near the tropical dry forest biome whereas Cherrapunji is in or near the subtropical rain forest biome.
  • The mean annual temperature is 9.8 °C (17.6°F) warmer.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 6.8 °C (12.2°F) less in Puntarenas. The continentality subtype is extremely hyperoceanic as opposed to barely hyperoceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 10173.5 mm (400.5 in) less which is equivalent to 10173.5 l/m² (249.68 US gal/ft²) or 101,735,000 l/ha (10,876,147 US gal/ac) less. About 1/7 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 8.9° higher in Puntarenas than in Cherrapunji.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) +15 (+28) +15 (+26) +12 (+21) +11 (+19) +8 (+15) +7 (+12) +7 (+12) +6 (+11) +6 (+11) +7 (+13) +10 (+18) +14 (+25) +10 (+17)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -5 (0) -44 (-2) -234 (-9) -908 (-36) -1018 (-40) -2063 (-81) -3090 (-122) -1525 (-60) -1041 (-41) -292 (-12) +45 (+2) +3 (+0) -10174 (-401)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day +0h 52' +0h 32' +0h 05' -0h 22' -0h 46' -0h 58' -0h 52' -0h 32' -0h 05' +0h 23' +0h 46' +0h 58'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) +15.3 +15.4 +15.4 +11.3 -5.2 -11.6 -5.5 +11 +15 +14.9 +15.1 +15.3   +8.9

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