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Rock Rapids, Ia vs Dhahran Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Rock Rapids, Ia, Usa and Dhahran, Saudi Arabia is approximately 11,571 km or 7,190 mi.
  • To reach Rock Rapids, Ia in this distance one would set out from Dhahran bearing 335.2° or NNW and follow the great circles arc to approach Rock Rapids, Ia bearing 211° or SSW .
  • Rock Rapids, Ia has a hot summer continental climate with no dry season (Dfa) whereas Dhahran has a subtropical hot desert climate (BWh).
  • The average temperature is 18.4 °C (33.1°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 14.2 °C (25.6°F) more in Rock Rapids, Ia. The continentality subtype is truly continental as opposed to semicontinental.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 592.6 mm (23.3 in) more which is equivalent to 592.6 l/m² (14.54 US gal/ft²) or 5,926,000 l/ha (633,529 US gal/ac) more. About 8 1/2 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 16.7° lower in Rock Rapids, Ia than in Dhahran.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) -33 (-60) -29 (-52) -29 (-53) -22 (-39) -21 (-37) -18 (-32) -15 (-26) -17 (-31) -21 (-37) -23 (-42) -26 (-47) -30 (-54) -24 (-43)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -26 (-47) -24 (-43) -21 (-37) -17 (-30) -15 (-28) -13 (-23) -12 (-21) -13 (-23) -16 (-28) -19 (-33) -22 (-39) -25 (-44) -18 (-33)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) -23 (-41) -21 (-39) -17 (-31) -14 (-24) -12 (-22) -10 (-18) -9 (-15) -11 (-21) -13 (-24) -16 (-29) -16 (-29) -20 (-37) -15 (-27)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -1 (0) +2 (+0) +25 (+1) +50 (+2) +74 (+3) +104 (+4) +84 (+3) +96 (+4) +76 (+3) +48 (+2) +27 (+1) +9 (+0) +593 (+23)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -1h 20' -0h 48' -0h 08' +0h 33' +1h 10' +1h 30' +1h 21' +0h 49' +0h 07' -0h 34' -1h 11' -1h 30'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day () -16.6 -16.6 -16.5 -16.6 -16.6 -16.7 -16.7 -16.8 -16.9 -16.8 -16.8 -16.7   -16.7

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