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Puntarenas vs Lima Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Puntarenas, Costa Rica and Lima, Peru is approximately 2,589 km or 1,609 mi.
  • To reach Puntarenas in this distance one would set out from Lima bearing 340.5° or NNW and follow the great circles arc to approach Puntarenas bearing 340.6° or NNW .
  • Puntarenas has a tropical wet and dry/ savanna climate with dry winters (Aw) whereas Lima has a subtropical hot desert climate (BWh).
  • The average annual temperature is 7.4 °C (13.3°F) warmer.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 4.2 °C (7.6°F) less in Puntarenas. The continentality subtype is extremely hyperoceanic as opposed to truly hyperoceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 1597.1 mm (62.9 in) more which is equivalent to 1597.1 l/m² (39.2 US gal/ft²) or 15,971,000 l/ha (1,707,406 US gal/ac) more. About 250 5/9 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 1.4° higher in Puntarenas than in Lima.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) +4 (+7) +4 (+8) +5 (+10) +7 (+13) +9 (+15) +9 (+16) +10 (+17) +10 (+17) +9 (+17) +8 (+15) +7 (+13) +5 (+9) +7 (+13)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +5 (+0) +2 (+0) +6 (+0) +30 (+1) +195 (+8) +230 (+9) +181 (+7) +234 (+9) +311 (+12) +256 (+10) +117 (+5) +32 (+1) +1597 (+63)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -1h 08' -0h 42' -0h 07' +0h 29' +1h 00' +1h 15' +1h 09' +0h 42' +0h 06' -0h 30' -1h 01' -1h 15'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -21.7 -16.9 +2.8 +21.9 +22 +21.9 +21.9 +21.9 +3.1 -17.2 -21.5 -22   +1.4

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