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Rock Rapids, Ia vs Dubai Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Rock Rapids, Ia, Usa and Dubai, United Arab Emirates is approximately 11,879 km or 7,382 mi.
  • To reach Rock Rapids, Ia in this distance one would set out from Dubai bearing 338.5° or NNW and follow the great circles arc to approach Rock Rapids, Ia bearing 207° or SSW .
  • Rock Rapids, Ia has a hot summer continental climate with no dry season (Dfa) whereas Dubai has a subtropical hot desert climate (BWh).
  • Rock Rapids, Ia is in or near the cool temperate moist forest biome whereas Dubai is in or near the subtropical desert biome.
  • The average annual temperature is 19.4 °C (34.9°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 18.2 °C (32.8°F) more in Rock Rapids, Ia. The continentality subtype is truly continental as opposed to truly oceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 577.8 mm (22.7 in) more which is equivalent to 577.8 l/m² (14.18 US gal/ft²) or 5,778,000 l/ha (617,707 US gal/ac) more. About 7 1/6 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 17.7° lower in Rock Rapids, Ia than in Dubai.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -29 (-53) -27 (-48) -22 (-40) -18 (-32) -15 (-26) -12 (-21) -11 (-20) -13 (-23) -16 (-29) -19 (-35) -24 (-42) -28 (-51) -19 (-35)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +1 (+0) -19 (-1) +23 (+1) +54 (+2) +74 (+3) +104 (+4) +84 (+3) +96 (+4) +76 (+3) +48 (+2) +30 (+1) +6 (+0) +578 (+23)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -1h 23' -0h 51' -0h 09' +0h 35' +1h 14' +1h 34' +1h 25' +0h 51' +0h 08' -0h 36' -1h 14' -1h 34'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -17.6 -17.6 -17.6 -17.6 -17.6 -17.7 -17.7 -17.8 -17.9 -17.9 -17.8 -17.7   -17.7

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