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San J. Matas vs La Ceiba Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between San J. Matas, Dominican Republic and La Ceiba, Honduras is approximately 1,738 km or 1,080 mi.
  • To reach San J. Matas in this distance one would set out from La Ceiba bearing 74.5° or ENE and follow the great circles arc to approach San J. Matas bearing 79.3° or E .
  • San J. Matas has a tropical monsoonal climate (Am) whereas La Ceiba has a tropical rainforest climate (Af).
  • San J. Matas is in or near the subtropical moist forest biome whereas La Ceiba is in or near the subtropical wet forest biome.
  • The annual mean temperature is 2.1 °C (3.8°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 0.4 °C (0.7°F) more in San J. Matas. The continentality subtype is truly hyperoceanic for both.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 2003.6 mm (78.9 in) less which is equivalent to 2003.6 l/m² (49.17 US gal/ft²) or 20,036,000 l/ha (2,141,981 US gal/ac) less. About 3/8 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 1.9° lower in San J. Matas than in La Ceiba.

Climate Comparison Table

The table shows values for San J. Matas relative to La Ceiba. You can also view this comparison the other way around from the perspective of La Ceiba vs San J. Matas.

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -2 (-4) -2 (-4) -3 (-5) -3 (-5) -3 (-6) -2 (-4) -1 (-3) -1 (-3) -1 (-2) -1 (-2) -2 (-3) -3 (-5) -2 (-4)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -249 (-10) -264 (-10) -150 (-6) +30 (+1) +127 (+5) -53 (-2) -123 (-5) -133 (-5) -84 (-3) -281 (-11) -423 (-17) -400 (-16) -2004 (-79)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -0h 12' -0h 07' -0h 01' +0h 05' +0h 10' +0h 13' +0h 12' +0h 07' +0h 01' -0h 05' -0h 10' -0h 13'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -3.6 -3.6 -3.6 -3.6 +3.3 +3.5 +3 -3.6 -3.5 -3.6 -3.5 -3.5   -1.9

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