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Rasht vs Puntarenas Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Rasht, Iran and Puntarenas, Costa Rica is approximately 12,936 km or 8,038 mi.
  • To reach Rasht in this distance one would set out from Puntarenas bearing 39.3° or NE and follow the great circles arc to approach Rasht bearing 128.3° or SE .
  • Rasht has a Mediterranean hot climate (Csa) whereas Puntarenas has a tropical wet and dry/ savanna climate with dry winters (Aw).
  • Rasht is in or near the subtropical moist forest biome whereas Puntarenas is in or near the tropical dry forest biome.
  • The average annual temperature is 10.8 °C (19.4°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 17.2 °C (31°F) more in Rasht. The continentality subtype is semicontinental as opposed to extremely hyperoceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 248 mm (9.8 in) less which is equivalent to 248 l/m² (6.09 US gal/ft²) or 2,480,000 l/ha (265,128 US gal/ac) less. About 5/6 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 20.9° lower in Rasht than in Puntarenas.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -20 (-36) -21 (-38) -19 (-34) -14 (-25) -8 (-14) -3 (-5) -1 (-1) -1 (-2) -4 (-7) -9 (-15) -13 (-23) -17 (-31) -11 (-19)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +142 (+6) +117 (+5) +105 (+4) +32 (+1) -142 (-6) -192 (-8) -142 (-6) -161 (-6) -169 (-7) -26 (-1) +54 (+2) +134 (+5) -248 (-10)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -1h 44' -1h 04' -0h 11' +0h 44' +1h 32' +1h 57' +1h 46' +1h 04' +0h 10' -0h 46' -1h 33' -1h 57'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -27.3 -27.3 -27.4 -23.3 -6.8 -0.4 -6.4 -23.1 -27.1 -27 -27.1 -27.3   -20.9

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