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Monterrey vs Puntarenas Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Monterrey, Mexico and Puntarenas, Costa Rica is approximately 2,389 km or 1,484 mi.
  • To reach Monterrey in this distance one would set out from Puntarenas bearing 319° or NW and follow the great circles arc to approach Monterrey bearing 314.2° or NW .
  • Monterrey has a subtropical hot steppe climate (BSh) whereas Puntarenas has a tropical wet and dry/ savanna climate with dry winters (Aw).
  • Monterrey is in or near the subtropical dry forest biome whereas Puntarenas is in or near the tropical dry forest biome.
  • The mean temperature is 4.8 °C (8.7°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 11.2 °C (20.2°F) more in Monterrey. The continentality subtype is truly oceanic as opposed to extremely hyperoceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 983.5 mm (38.7 in) less which is equivalent to 983.5 l/m (24.14 US gal/ft) or 9,835,000 l/ha (1,051,427 US gal/ac) less. About 2/5 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 9.3° lower in Monterrey than in Puntarenas.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -12 (-21) -11 (-19) -8 (-15) -5 (-8) -2 (-3) +1 (+1) +2 (+3) +2 (+3) -1 (-1) -4 (-7) -8 (-14) -12 (-21) -5 (-9)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +11 (+0) +15 (+1) +5 (+0) -3 (0) -160 (-6) -182 (-7) -123 (-5) -116 (-5) -155 (-6) -164 (-6) -94 (-4) -19 (-1) -984 (-39)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -0h 53' -0h 33' -0h 06' +0h 23' +0h 47' +1h 00' +0h 54' +0h 33' +0h 05' -0h 23' -0h 48' -1h 00'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day () -15.6 -15.6 -15.6 -11.5 +4.9 +11.2 +5 -11.6 -15.6 -15.5 -15.6 -15.7   -9.3

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