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Punta Arenas vs Acapulco Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Punta Arenas, Chile and Acapulco, Mexico is approximately 8,237 km or 5,119 mi.
  • To reach Punta Arenas in this distance one would set out from Acapulco bearing 162.4° or SSE and follow the great circles arc to approach Punta Arenas bearing 151.2° or SSE .
  • Punta Arenas has a subpolar oceanic climate (Cfc) whereas Acapulco has a tropical wet and dry/ savanna climate with dry winters (Aw).
  • The mean annual temperature is 21.6 °C (38.9°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 7.3 °C (13.1°F) more in Punta Arenas. The continentality subtype is barely hyperoceanic as opposed to extremely hyperoceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 1011.3 mm (39.8 in) less which is equivalent to 1011.3 l/m (24.82 US gal/ft) or 10,113,000 l/ha (1,081,147 US gal/ac) less. About 1/4 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 34.5° lower in Punta Arenas than in Acapulco.
  • Relative humidity levels are 1% lower.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 21.1°C (38°F) lower.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) -16 (-29) -16 (-30) -18 (-32) -22 (-39) -25 (-46) -28 (-50) -28 (-50) -27 (-48) -24 (-43) -21 (-39) -20 (-36) -18 (-32) -22 (-39)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -16 (-29) -16 (-29) -18 (-33) -21 (-38) -25 (-45) -27 (-48) -27 (-49) -26 (-48) -24 (-43) -22 (-39) -19 (-35) -17 (-31) -22 (-39)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) -14 (-25) -14 (-26) -16 (-29) -18 (-32) -21 (-39) -24 (-44) -24 (-44) -24 (-44) -22 (-40) -21 (-38) -19 (-34) -16 (-28) -20 (-35)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +30 (+1) +27 (+1) +28 (+1) +31 (+1) +14 (+1) -243 (-10) -179 (-7) -282 (-11) -317 (-12) -116 (-5) -18 (-1) +15 (+1) -1011 (-40)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) +10 (+32) +9.5 (+34) +10.5 (+34) +12.5 (+42) +10 (+32) -1 ( -3) -4 ( -13) -4 ( -13) -6 ( -20) -2 ( -6) +9 (+30) +11 (+35)   +55.5 (+15)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day +4h 56' +3h 01' +0h 32' -2h 04' -4h 21' -5h 34' -5h 01' -3h 01' -0h 28' +2h 08' +4h 24' +5h 34'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day () +3.3 -15.4 -37 -60.3 -69.6 -69.7 -69.4 -60 -37.2 -14.4 +3.8 +10.6   -34.5
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) -8 -5 +1 +4 +9 +7 +7 +4 -3 -8 -9 -10   -0.9
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature C & (F) -16.9 (-30) -16.7 (-30) -17.4 (-31) -19.7 (-35) -22.3 (-40) -24.8 (-45) -25.2 (-45) -24.9 (-45) -23.9 (-43) -22.5 (-41) -20.4 (-37) -18.5 (-33) -21.1 (-38)

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