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Iquitos vs Petrolina Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Iquitos, Peru and Petrolina, Brazil is approximately 3,676 km or 2,284 mi.
  • To reach Iquitos in this distance one would set out from Petrolina bearing 277.5° or W and follow the great circles arc to approach Iquitos bearing 281.4° or WNW .
  • Iquitos has a tropical rainforest climate (Af) whereas Petrolina has a subtropical hot steppe climate (BSh).
  • Iquitos is in or near the tropical moist forest biome whereas Petrolina is in or near the tropical very dry forest biome.
  • The mean annual temperature is 0.3 °C (0.6°F) warmer.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 2.1 °C (3.8°F) less in Iquitos. The continentality subtype is extremely hyperoceanic as opposed to truly hyperoceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 2268.5 mm (89.3 in) more which is equivalent to 2268.5 l/m² (55.67 US gal/ft²) or 22,685,000 l/ha (2,425,177 US gal/ac) more. About 4 5/7 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 1.2° higher in Iquitos than in Petrolina.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) 0 (0) 0 (0) +0 (+1) +1 (+1) +1 (+2) +1 (+2) +1 (+2) +2 (+3) +1 (+1) -1 (-2) -1 (-2) +0 (+1) +0 (+1)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +207 (+8) +136 (+5) +131 (+5) +228 (+9) +245 (+10) +180 (+7) +169 (+7) +160 (+6) +183 (+7) +221 (+9) +210 (+8) +199 (+8) +2269 (+89)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -0h 17' -0h 10' -0h 02' +0h 07' +0h 15' +0h 19' +0h 17' +0h 10' +0h 01' -0h 07' -0h 15' -0h 19'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -5.5 -3.9 +5.4 +5.5 +5.5 +5.6 +5.6 +5.6 +5.4 -3.9 -5.5 -5.6   +1.2

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