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Higuey vs Acapulco Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Higuey, Dominican Republic and Acapulco, Mexico is approximately 3,292 km or 2,046 mi.
  • To reach Higuey in this distance one would set out from Acapulco bearing 81.7° or E and follow the great circles arc to approach Higuey bearing 91.3° or E .
  • Higuey has a tropical rainforest climate (Af) whereas Acapulco has a tropical wet and dry/ savanna climate with dry winters (Aw).
  • Higuey is in or near the subtropical moist forest biome whereas Acapulco is in or near the tropical dry forest biome.
  • The mean annual temperature is 1.1 °C (2.1°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 1.2 °C (2.2°F) more in Higuey. The continentality subtype is truly hyperoceanic as opposed to extremely hyperoceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 36.2 mm (1.4 in) more which is equivalent to 36.2 l/m² (0.89 US gal/ft²) or 362,000 l/ha (38,700 US gal/ac) more. About 1 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 1° lower in Higuey than in Acapulco.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) -2 (-4) -2 (-4) -1 (-1) -1 (-2) -1 (-2) 0 (-1) 0 (-1) 0 (0) 1 (+1) 0 (-1) -1 (-2) -2 (-4) -1 (-2)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -2 (-3) -2 (-3) -1 (-2) -1 (-2) -2 (-3) -1 (-1) -1 (-1) -1 (-1) 0 (0) -1 (-1) -1 (-2) -2 (-3) -1 (-2)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) -1 (-2) -1 (-2) -1 (-2) -1 (-2) -1 (-2) -1 (-3) -1 (-2) -1 (-2) -1 (-2) -2 (-3) -2 (-3) -1 (-2) -1 (-2)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +67 (+3) +66 (+3) +70 (+3) +100 (+4) +155 (+6) -170 (-7) -91 (-4) -171 (-7) -207 (-8) +15 (+1) +102 (+4) +100 (+4) +36 (+1)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -0h 06' -0h 03' -0h 00' +0h 02' +0h 05' +0h 07' +0h 06' +0h 03' +0h 00' -0h 02' -0h 05' -0h 07'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -1.9 -1.9 -1.9 -1.9 +1.8 +1.8 +1.6 -1.8 -1.8 -1.8 -1.8 -1.8   -1

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