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Laurel, Md vs Puntarenas Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Laurel, Md, Usa and Puntarenas, Costa Rica is approximately 3,321 km or 2,064 mi.
  • To reach Laurel, Md in this distance one would set out from Puntarenas bearing 12.3° or NNE and follow the great circles arc to approach Laurel, Md bearing 15.6° or NNE .
  • Laurel, Md has a humid subtropical climate (Cfa) whereas Puntarenas has a tropical wet and dry/ savanna climate with dry winters (Aw).
  • Laurel, Md is in or near the warm temperate moist forest biome whereas Puntarenas is in or near the tropical dry forest biome.
  • The mean temperature is 14.1 °C (25.4°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 22.7 °C (40.9°F) more in Laurel, Md. The continentality subtype is subcontinental as opposed to extremely hyperoceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 507.2 mm (20 in) less which is equivalent to 507.2 l/m² (12.45 US gal/ft²) or 5,072,000 l/ha (542,230 US gal/ac) less. About 2/3 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 22.6° lower in Laurel, Md than in Puntarenas.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -27 (-48) -26 (-47) -21 (-39) -16 (-30) -10 (-18) -5 (-8) -2 (-3) -2 (-4) -6 (-11) -12 (-22) -18 (-32) -24 (-43) -14 (-25)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +67 (+3) +72 (+3) +83 (+3) +57 (+2) -81 (-3) -137 (-5) -81 (-3) -135 (-5) -219 (-9) -170 (-7) -20 (-1) +55 (+2) -507 (-20)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -1h 53' -1h 10' -0h 12' +0h 48' +1h 40' +2h 07' +1h 55' +1h 10' +0h 11' -0h 50' -1h 42' -2h 07'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -28.9 -28.9 -28.9 -24.9 -8.4 -2.1 -8.2 -24.9 -28.9 -28.8 -28.9 -29   -22.6

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