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Antofagasta vs Acapulco Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Antofagasta, Chile and Acapulco, Mexico is approximately 5,488 km or 3,411 mi.
  • To reach Antofagasta in this distance one would set out from Acapulco bearing 143.7° or SE and follow the great circles arc to approach Antofagasta bearing 141.8° or SE .
  • Antofagasta has a mid-latitude cool desert climate (BWk) whereas Acapulco has a tropical wet and dry/ savanna climate with dry winters (Aw).
  • Antofagasta is in or near the warm temperate desert biome whereas Acapulco is in or near the tropical dry forest biome.
  • The mean temperature is 11.1 °C (20°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 4.5 °C (8.1°F) more in Antofagasta. The continentality subtype is truly hyperoceanic as opposed to extremely hyperoceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 1385.3 mm (54.5 in) less which is equivalent to 1385.3 l/m (34 US gal/ft) or 13,853,000 l/ha (1,480,978 US gal/ac) less. About 0 as much.
  • There are 289 fewer hours of sunlight per year in Antofagasta. In whichever way circa 0h 47' less per day or about 8/9 as many.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 5.3° lower in Antofagasta than in Acapulco.
  • Relative humidity levels are 0.1% lower.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 10.8°C (19.4°F) lower.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) -7 (-13) -6 (-12) -8 (-14) -11 (-19) -13 (-24) -15 (-26) -16 (-28) -16 (-28) -14 (-25) -13 (-24) -12 (-22) -9 (-15) -12 (-21)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -6 (-12) -7 (-12) -8 (-14) -10 (-19) -13 (-23) -14 (-26) -15 (-27) -15 (-26) -14 (-25) -13 (-23) -11 (-19) -8 (-15) -11 (-20)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) -4 (-7) -4 (-8) -5 (-9) -8 (-14) -10 (-19) -13 (-24) -13 (-24) -13 (-24) -12 (-22) -11 (-20) -8 (-15) -6 (-10) -9 (-16)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -9 (0) -1 (0) -2 (0) -5 (0) -28 (-1) -271 (-11) -209 (-8) -311 (-12) -341 (-13) -145 (-6) -50 (-2) -14 (-1) -1385 (-55)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) -1 ( -3) -0.5 ( -2) -0.5 ( -2) -0.5 ( -2) -2 ( -6) -12 ( -40) -14 ( -45) -13 ( -42) -16 ( -53) -9 ( -29) 0 ( 0) -1 ( -3)   -69.5 ( -19)
sunshine iconAverage Sunlight Hours/ Day +1h 46' +0h 55' -0h 56' -3h 24' -0h 58' -0h 30' -0h 56' -1h 40' +0h 30' -1h 56' -2h 26' +0h 09'   -0h 47'
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day +2h 09' +1h 20' +0h 14' -0h 55' -1h 54' -2h 23' -2h 10' -1h 20' -0h 12' +0h 57' +1h 56' +2h 24'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day () +32.1 +13.9 -7.5 -30.7 -40.1 -40.2 -39.9 -30.5 -7.8 +14.8 +32.1 +39.8   -5.3
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) -2 +0 +4 +3 +4 +2 +2 +0 -3 -4 -3 -4   -0.1
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature C & (F) -6.6 (-12) -6.3 (-11) -6.6 (-12) -9.4 (-17) -11.7 (-21) -13.6 (-24) -14.3 (-26) -14.3 (-26) -13.9 (-25) -12.9 (-23) -10.9 (-20) -8.6 (-15) -10.8 (-19)

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