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Gibraltar vs Puntarenas Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Gibraltar, Gibraltar and Puntarenas, Costa Rica is approximately 8,416 km or 5,230 mi.
  • To reach Gibraltar in this distance one would set out from Puntarenas bearing 55° or NE and follow the great circles arc to approach Gibraltar bearing 92° or E .
  • Gibraltar has a Mediterranean hot climate (Csa) whereas Puntarenas has a tropical wet and dry/ savanna climate with dry winters (Aw).
  • Gibraltar is in or near the subtropical dry forest biome whereas Puntarenas is in or near the tropical dry forest biome.
  • The mean annual temperature is 8.7 °C (15.6°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 9.7 °C (17.5°F) more in Gibraltar. The continentality subtype is truly oceanic as opposed to extremely hyperoceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 836.5 mm (32.9 in) less which is equivalent to 836.5 l/m (20.53 US gal/ft) or 8,365,000 l/ha (894,274 US gal/ac) less. About 1/2 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 19.8° lower in Gibraltar than in Puntarenas.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -14 (-25) -14 (-25) -13 (-24) -12 (-22) -9 (-16) -5 (-10) -3 (-5) -2 (-3) -4 (-7) -6 (-11) -10 (-18) -13 (-23) -9 (-16)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +146 (+6) +96 (+4) +100 (+4) +29 (+1) -171 (-7) -227 (-9) -181 (-7) -232 (-9) -288 (-11) -202 (-8) -3 (0) +95 (+4) -837 (-33)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -1h 38' -1h 01' -0h 11' +0h 42' +1h 27' +1h 50' +1h 40' +1h 01' +0h 09' -0h 43' -1h 28' -1h 50'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day () -26.1 -26.1 -26.2 -22.1 -5.6 +0.8 -5.3 -22 -26 -25.8 -26 -26.2   -19.8

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