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Rock Rapids, Ia vs Astrakhan Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Rock Rapids, Ia, Usa and Astrakhan, Russia is approximately 9,471 km or 5,885 mi.
  • To reach Rock Rapids, Ia in this distance one would set out from Astrakhan bearing 334.4° or NNW and follow the great circles arc to approach Rock Rapids, Ia bearing 204.1° or SSW .
  • Rock Rapids, Ia has a hot summer continental climate with no dry season (Dfa) whereas Astrakhan has a mid-latitude cool steppe climate (BSk).
  • Rock Rapids, Ia is in or near the cool temperate moist forest biome whereas Astrakhan is in or near the cool temperate desert scrub biome.
  • The annual average temperature is 2.5 °C (4.4°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 3.2 °C (5.8°F) more in Rock Rapids, Ia. The continentality subtype is truly continental for both.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 456.1 mm (18 in) more which is equivalent to 456.1 l/m² (11.19 US gal/ft²) or 4,561,000 l/ha (487,601 US gal/ac) more. About 3 1/9 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 3.3° higher in Rock Rapids, Ia than in Astrakhan.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -5 (-9) -2 (-4) -1 (-3) -3 (-5) -3 (-5) -2 (-4) -2 (-3) -2 (-3) -1 (-2) +0 (+0) -2 (-4) -6 (-11) -2 (-4)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -2 (0) +6 (+0) +29 (+1) +37 (+1) +53 (+2) +83 (+3) +70 (+3) +79 (+3) +52 (+2) +31 (+1) +15 (+1) +5 (+0) +456 (+18)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day +0h 21' +0h 12' +0h 02' -0h 08' -0h 18' -0h 24' -0h 21' -0h 12' -0h 01' +0h 09' +0h 19' +0h 24'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day () +3.4 +3.4 +3.4 +3.4 +3.4 +3.2 +3.2 +3.2 +3.1 +3.1 +3.1 +3.3   +3.3

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