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Nantes vs Puntarenas Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Nantes, France and Puntarenas, Costa Rica is approximately 8,686 km or 5,398 mi.
  • To reach Nantes in this distance one would set out from Puntarenas bearing 43.6° or NE and follow the great circles arc to approach Nantes bearing 91.9° or E .
  • Nantes has a marine west coast climate (Cfb) whereas Puntarenas has a tropical wet and dry/ savanna climate with dry winters (Aw).
  • Nantes is in or near the cool temperate moist forest biome whereas Puntarenas is in or near the tropical dry forest biome.
  • The mean temperature is 15.4 °C (27.8°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 11.7 °C (21.1°F) more in Nantes. The continentality subtype is truly oceanic as opposed to extremely hyperoceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 815 mm (32.1 in) less which is equivalent to 815 l/m² (20 US gal/ft²) or 8,150,000 l/ha (871,289 US gal/ac) less. About 1/2 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 30.7° lower in Nantes than in Puntarenas.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -22 (-39) -22 (-40) -20 (-36) -18 (-33) -14 (-25) -10 (-18) -8 (-14) -8 (-14) -10 (-18) -14 (-26) -18 (-33) -21 (-38) -15 (-28)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +81 (+3) +68 (+3) +63 (+2) +20 (+1) -132 (-5) -186 (-7) -135 (-5) -190 (-7) -249 (-10) -177 (-7) -30 (-1) +52 (+2) -815 (-32)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -2h 43' -1h 40' -0h 18' +1h 09' +2h 24' +3h 04' +2h 46' +1h 40' +0h 15' -1h 11' -2h 26' -3h 04'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -37.1 -37.1 -37.1 -33.1 -16.6 -10.2 -16.2 -33 -36.9 -36.8 -36.9 -37.1   -30.7

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