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Rock Rapids, Ia vs Accra Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Rock Rapids, Ia, Usa and Accra, Ghana is approximately 10,055 km or 6,248 mi.
  • To reach Rock Rapids, Ia in this distance one would set out from Accra bearing 313.3° or NW and follow the great circles arc to approach Rock Rapids, Ia bearing 261.9° or W .
  • Rock Rapids, Ia has a hot summer continental climate with no dry season (Dfa) whereas Accra has a tropical wet and dry/ savanna climate with dry winters (Aw).
  • Rock Rapids, Ia is in or near the cool temperate moist forest biome whereas Accra is in or near the tropical dry forest biome.
  • The average annual temperature is 19 °C (34.2°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 29.9 °C (53.8°F) more in Rock Rapids, Ia. The continentality subtype is truly continental as opposed to truly hyperoceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 115.4 mm (4.5 in) less which is equivalent to 115.4 l/m² (2.83 US gal/ft²) or 1,154,000 l/ha (123,370 US gal/ac) less. About 6/7 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 27.4° lower in Rock Rapids, Ia than in Accra.

Climate Comparison Table

The table shows values for Rock Rapids, Ia relative to Accra. You can also view this comparison the other way around from the perspective of Accra vs Rock Rapids, Ia.

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) -36 (-65) -33 (-59) -26 (-47) -17 (-30) -9 (-16) -2 (-3) 3 (+6) 2 (+3) -6 (-10) -13 (-24) -24 (-44) -33 (-59) -16 (-29)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -38 (-68) -35 (-62) -28 (-51) -20 (-35) -12 (-21) -5 (-10) -1 (-2) -2 (-4) -9 (-17) -17 (-30) -26 (-47) -35 (-62) -19 (-34)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) -40 (-72) -36 (-66) -30 (-54) -23 (-41) -15 (-27) -9 (-17) -6 (-10) -6 (-12) -13 (-24) -20 (-36) -28 (-51) -36 (-66) -22 (-39)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -3 (0) -20 (-1) -28 (-1) -20 (-1) -70 (-3) -89 (-4) +35 (+1) +80 (+3) +36 (+1) -32 (-1) -6 (0) +3 (+0) -115 (-5)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -2h 29' -1h 32' -0h 16' +1h 03' +2h 12' +2h 47' +2h 32' +1h 32' +0h 14' -1h 05' -2h 14' -2h 48'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -37.2 -37.1 -37 -24.7 -8.1 -1.8 -7.8 -24.5 -37.2 -37.2 -37.3 -37.4   -27.4

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