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Iquitos vs Piura Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Iquitos, Peru and Piura, Peru is approximately 824 km or 512 mi.
  • To reach Iquitos in this distance one would set out from Piura bearing 79.3° or E and follow the great circles arc to approach Iquitos bearing 78.7° or ENE .
  • Iquitos has a tropical rainforest climate (Af) whereas Piura has a subtropical hot desert climate (BWh).
  • Iquitos is in or near the tropical moist forest biome whereas Piura is in or near the subtropical desert scrub biome.
  • The mean temperature is 2.1 °C (3.8°F) warmer.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 4.4 °C (7.9°F) less in Iquitos. The continentality subtype is extremely hyperoceanic as opposed to truly hyperoceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 2761.9 mm (108.7 in) more which is equivalent to 2761.9 l/m² (67.78 US gal/ft²) or 27,619,000 l/ha (2,952,654 US gal/ac) more. About 24 3/4 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 0.2° higher in Iquitos than in Piura.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) -2 (-3) -3 (-5) -2 (-4) -2 (-4) +0 (0) +2 (+3) +3 (+5) +3 (+6) +3 (+6) +2 (+4) +2 (+3) +0 (-1) +0 (+1)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) 0 (0) -1 (-2) -1 (-1) 0 (0) +2 (+3) +3 (+5) +4 (+7) +4 (+8) +4 (+8) +4 (+7) +3 (+6) +2 (+4) +2 (+4)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) +2 (+3) +1 (+1) +1 (+1) +2 (+4) +4 (+6) +5 (+8) +5 (+9) +6 (+10) +6 (+10) +6 (+10) +5 (+9) +5 (+9) +4 (+7)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +262 (+10) +208 (+8) +247 (+10) +285 (+11) +259 (+10) +185 (+7) +181 (+7) +165 (+6) +189 (+7) +241 (+9) +259 (+10) +281 (+11) +2762 (+109)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -0h 04' -0h 02' -0h 00' +0h 01' +0h 03' +0h 04' +0h 04' +0h 02' +0h 00' -0h 01' -0h 03' -0h 04'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -1.4 -1.2 +1.4 +1.4 +1.4 +1.4 +1.4 +1.4 +1.3 -1.2 -1.4 -1.5   +0.2

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