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San Francisco, California vs Puntarenas Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between San Francisco, California, Usa and Puntarenas, Costa Rica is approximately 4,848 km or 3,013 mi.
  • To reach San Francisco, California in this distance one would set out from Puntarenas bearing 315.6° or NW and follow the great circles arc to approach San Francisco, California bearing 299.5° or WNW .
  • San Francisco, California has a Mediterranean warm climate (Csb) whereas Puntarenas has a tropical wet and dry/ savanna climate with dry winters (Aw).
  • San Francisco, California is in or near the warm temperate dry forest biome whereas Puntarenas is in or near the tropical dry forest biome.
  • The average temperature is 13.1 °C (23.6°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 6.5 °C (11.7°F) more in San Francisco, California. The continentality subtype is barely hyperoceanic as opposed to extremely hyperoceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 1103.1 mm (43.4 in) less which is equivalent to 1103.1 l/m² (27.07 US gal/ft²) or 11,031,000 l/ha (1,179,287 US gal/ac) less. About 1/3 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 21.2° lower in San Francisco, California than in Puntarenas.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -18 (-32) -17 (-30) -17 (-30) -16 (-28) -13 (-24) -11 (-19) -10 (-17) -9 (-16) -8 (-15) -10 (-18) -14 (-25) -17 (-30) -13 (-24)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +105 (+4) +78 (+3) +72 (+3) +5 (+0) -191 (-8) -228 (-9) -181 (-7) -234 (-9) -306 (-12) -226 (-9) -44 (-2) +47 (+2) -1103 (-43)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -1h 46' -1h 05' -0h 12' +0h 45' +1h 33' +1h 58' +1h 47' +1h 05' +0h 10' -0h 46' -1h 35' -1h 58'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -27.5 -27.5 -27.5 -23.5 -7 -0.7 -6.8 -23.6 -27.5 -27.4 -27.5 -27.6   -21.2

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