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San Cristobal vs San Jose Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between San Cristobal, Dominican Republic and San Jose, Costa Rica is approximately 1,792 km or 1,113 mi.
  • To reach San Cristobal in this distance one would set out from San Jose bearing 56.5° or ENE and follow the great circles arc to approach San Cristobal bearing 60° or ENE .
  • San Cristobal has a tropical monsoonal climate (Am) whereas San Jose has a tropical wet and dry/ savanna climate with dry winters (Aw).
  • The annual average temperature is 5.5 °C (9.8°F) warmer.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 0.6 °C (1.1°F) more in San Cristobal. The continentality subtype is truly hyperoceanic as opposed to extremely hyperoceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 198.6 mm (7.8 in) less which is equivalent to 198.6 l/m² (4.87 US gal/ft²) or 1,986,000 l/ha (212,317 US gal/ac) less. About 8/9 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 3.6° lower in San Cristobal than in San Jose.
  • Relative humidity levels are 8.1% higher.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 7.1°C (12.8°F) higher.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) +6 (+10) +6 (+10) +5 (+8) +4 (+8) +4 (+8) +5 (+8) +6 (+11) +6 (+12) +5 (+10) +6 (+11) +6 (+11) +6 (+11) +5 (+10)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) +5 (+10) +5 (+10) +5 (+8) +4 (+8) +5 (+9) +5 (+10) +6 (+12) +6 (+12) +6 (+10) +6 (+11) +6 (+11) +5 (+10) +5 (+10)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) +5 (+9) +5 (+9) +5 (+8) +5 (+8) +5 (+10) +6 (+11) +7 (+12) +6 (+12) +6 (+11) +7 (+12) +6 (+10) +5 (+8) +6 (+10)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +46 (+2) +46 (+2) +33 (+1) +26 (+1) -11 (0) -26 (-1) -63 (-2) -38 (-1) -118 (-5) -90 (-4) -33 (-1) +28 (+1) -199 (-8)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -0h 27' -0h 17' -0h 03' +0h 12' +0h 24' +0h 31' +0h 28' +0h 17' +0h 02' -0h 12' -0h 25' -0h 31'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -8.5 -8.5 -8.5 -4.4 +8.4 +8.5 +8.2 -4.3 -8.4 -8.4 -8.5 -8.5   -3.6
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) +13.3 +18.1 +17.6 +11.9 +6.9 +4.2 +2.2 +3.7 +1.3 +1.5 +6.5 +10   +8.1
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) +8.1 (+15) +9.4 (+17) +8.5 (+15) +7 (+13) +6.2 (+11) +6.1 (+11) +6.6 (+12) +6.9 (+12) +5.8 (+10) +6.5 (+12) +7.1 (+13) +7.3 (+13) +7.1 (+13)

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