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Rock Rapids, Ia vs Dakhla Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Rock Rapids, Ia, Usa and Dakhla, Egypt is approximately 10,548 km or 6,555 mi.
  • To reach Rock Rapids, Ia in this distance one would set out from Dakhla bearing 323° or NW and follow the great circles arc to approach Rock Rapids, Ia bearing 227.9° or SW .
  • Rock Rapids, Ia has a hot summer continental climate with no dry season (Dfa) whereas Dakhla has a subtropical hot desert climate (BWh).
  • Rock Rapids, Ia is in or near the cool temperate moist forest biome whereas Dakhla is in or near the subtropical desert biome.
  • The mean annual temperature is 15.3 °C (27.5°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 15 °C (27°F) more in Rock Rapids, Ia. The continentality subtype is truly continental as opposed to semicontinental.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 671.6 mm (26.4 in) more which is equivalent to 671.6 l/m² (16.48 US gal/ft²) or 6,716,000 l/ha (717,985 US gal/ac) more.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 17.5° lower in Rock Rapids, Ia than in Dakhla.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) -26 (-47) -25 (-45) -22 (-40) -18 (-32) -15 (-26) -12 (-21) -8 (-14) -9 (-17) -13 (-23) -16 (-29) -21 (-38) -25 (-45) -17 (-31)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -23 (-41) -21 (-39) -18 (-33) -15 (-28) -13 (-24) -10 (-18) -8 (-14) -9 (-16) -12 (-22) -15 (-27) -17 (-31) -21 (-39) -15 (-27)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) -21 (-37) -19 (-35) -15 (-27) -13 (-23) -11 (-20) -8 (-15) -7 (-12) -7 (-13) -11 (-20) -15 (-27) -16 (-29) -19 (-35) -14 (-24)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +13 (+1) +17 (+1) +45 (+2) +62 (+2) +75 (+3) +104 (+4) +84 (+3) +96 (+4) +76 (+3) +48 (+2) +32 (+1) +21 (+1) +672 (+26)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -1h 23' -0h 50' -0h 09' +0h 34' +1h 13' +1h 33' +1h 24' +0h 50' +0h 07' -0h 36' -1h 14' -1h 33'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -17.4 -17.3 -17.3 -17.4 -17.3 -17.5 -17.4 -17.5 -17.6 -17.6 -17.5 -17.5   -17.5

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