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San Juan vs Arica Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between San Juan, Puerto Rico and Arica, Chile is approximately 4,118 km or 2,559 mi.
  • To reach San Juan in this distance one would set out from Arica bearing 6.8° or N and follow the great circles arc to approach San Juan bearing 6.8° or N .
  • San Juan has a tropical monsoonal climate (Am) whereas Arica has a subtropical hot desert climate (BWh).
  • San Juan is in or near the subtropical moist forest biome whereas Arica is in or near the warm temperate desert biome.
  • The annual mean temperature is 6.9 °C (12.5°F) warmer.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 3.2 °C (5.8°F) less in San Juan. The continentality subtype is truly hyperoceanic for both.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 1627.4 mm (64.1 in) more which is equivalent to 1627.4 l/m (39.94 US gal/ft) or 16,274,000 l/ha (1,739,799 US gal/ac) more. About 2713 1/3 as much.
  • There are 1062 more hours of sunlight per year in San Juan. In whichever way circa 2h 53' more per day or about 1 3/5 as many.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 0.8° higher in San Juan than in Arica.
  • Relative humidity levels are 2.1% higher.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 7.2°C (12.9°F) higher.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) +1 (+2) +1 (+2) +2 (+4) +5 (+9) +8 (+14) +11 (+20) +12 (+22) +12 (+22) +11 (+20) +10 (+18) +7 (+13) +3 (+5) +7 (+12)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) +2 (+3) +1 (+2) +3 (+5) +6 (+10) +8 (+15) +11 (+19) +11 (+21) +11 (+20) +11 (+19) +10 (+17) +7 (+12) +4 (+7) +7 (+13)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) +2 (+4) +1 (+2) +3 (+5) +5 (+9) +8 (+14) +9 (+16) +10 (+18) +10 (+18) +10 (+18) +9 (+16) +6 (+11) +4 (+7) +6 (+12)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +119 (+5) +71 (+3) +56 (+2) +94 (+4) +181 (+7) +144 (+6) +159 (+6) +181 (+7) +172 (+7) +148 (+6) +165 (+6) +138 (+5) +1627 (+64)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) +16.5 (+53) +13 (+46) +11 (+35) +14 (+47) +19 (+61) +18 (+60) +21 (+68) +18.5 (+60) +18 (+60) +17 (+55) +18 (+60) +18.5 (+60)   +202.5 (+55)
sunshine iconAverage Sunlight Hours/ Day +1h 05' +1h 46' +2h 23' +1h 14' +3h 19' +4h 02' +5h 23' +5h 56' +5h 36' +2h 42' +0h 54' +0h 25'   +2h 53'
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -1h 56' -1h 12' -0h 13' +0h 50' +1h 43' +2h 10' +1h 58' +1h 13' +0h 11' -0h 52' -1h 44' -2h 10'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day () -35.2 -20.4 +0.7 +23.9 +36.6 +36.8 +36.3 +23.8 +1 -21.1 -34.9 -36.8   +0.8
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) +4 +4 +0 +1 +1 +1 +0 +0 +1 +3 +6 +4   +2.1
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature C & (F) +2.3 (+4) +2 (+4) +2.5 (+5) +5.6 (+10) +8.4 (+15) +10.4 (+19) +11 (+20) +10.9 (+20) +10.5 (+19) +9.8 (+18) +8 (+14) +4.6 (+8) +7.2 (+13)

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