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Puntarenas vs Santa Cruz Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Puntarenas, Costa Rica and Santa Cruz, Bolivia is approximately 3,895 km or 2,421 mi.
  • To reach Puntarenas in this distance one would set out from Santa Cruz bearing 320.7° or NW and follow the great circles arc to approach Puntarenas bearing 322.3° or NW .
  • Both have a tropical wet and dry/ savanna climate with dry winters (Aw).
  • Puntarenas is in or near the tropical dry forest biome whereas Santa Cruz is in or near the subtropical dry forest biome.
  • The annual average temperature is 3.2 °C (5.8°F) warmer.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 3.7 °C (6.7°F) less in Puntarenas. The continentality subtype is extremely hyperoceanic as opposed to truly hyperoceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 557.5 mm (21.9 in) more which is equivalent to 557.5 l/m (13.68 US gal/ft) or 5,575,000 l/ha (596,005 US gal/ac) more. About 1 1/2 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 4.1° higher in Puntarenas than in Santa Cruz.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) +1 (+1) +2 (+4) +3 (+6) +5 (+8) +6 (+11) +7 (+12) +7 (+12) +4 (+7) +2 (+3) +1 (+1) +0 (+1) +1 (+1) +3 (+6)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -155 (-6) -134 (-5) -88 (-3) -38 (-2) +133 (+5) +178 (+7) +148 (+6) +195 (+8) +259 (+10) +169 (+7) +1 (+0) -109 (-4) +558 (+22)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -1h 27' -0h 54' -0h 10' +0h 37' +1h 17' +1h 37' +1h 28' +0h 54' +0h 08' -0h 38' -1h 18' -1h 37'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day () -26.5 -12.5 +8.5 +27.7 +27.7 +27.7 +27.7 +27.7 +8.8 -13.3 -26.2 -27.7   +4.1

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