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Puntarenas vs Merida Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Puntarenas, Costa Rica and Merida, Venezuela is approximately 1,506 km or 936 mi.
  • To reach Puntarenas in this distance one would set out from Merida bearing 276.9° or W and follow the great circles arc to approach Puntarenas bearing 274.7° or W .
  • Puntarenas has a tropical wet and dry/ savanna climate with dry winters (Aw) whereas Merida has a tropical monsoonal climate (Am).
  • Puntarenas is in or near the tropical dry forest biome whereas Merida is in or near the warm temperate moist forest biome.
  • The average annual temperature is 8.1 °C (14.6°F) warmer.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 0.8 °C (1.4°F) more in Puntarenas. The continentality subtype is extremely hyperoceanic for both.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 181.5 mm (7.1 in) less which is equivalent to 181.5 l/m (4.45 US gal/ft) or 1,815,000 l/ha (194,036 US gal/ac) less. About 8/9 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 0.3° lower in Puntarenas than in Merida.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) +9 (+16) +9 (+16) +9 (+17) +9 (+17) +8 (+15) +8 (+14) +7 (+13) +7 (+13) +7 (+12) +7 (+13) +8 (+14) +8 (+15) +8 (+14)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -34 (-1) -46 (-2) -57 (-2) -147 (-6) -40 (-2) +67 (+3) +63 (+2) +83 (+3) +82 (+3) -26 (-1) -78 (-3) -47 (-2) -182 (-7)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -0h 04' -0h 02' -0h 00' +0h 01' +0h 03' +0h 04' +0h 04' +0h 02' +0h 00' -0h 01' -0h 03' -0h 04'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day () -1.4 -1.3 -1.3 +1.3 +1.4 +1.3 +1.4 +1.4 -1.4 -1.4 -1.4 -1.4   -0.3

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