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Rock Rapids, Ia vs Edinburgh, Scotland Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Rock Rapids, Ia, Usa and Edinburgh, Scotland, Uk is approximately 6,321 km or 3,928 mi.
  • To reach Rock Rapids, Ia in this distance one would set out from Edinburgh, Scotland bearing 299.2° or WNW and follow the great circles arc to approach Rock Rapids, Ia bearing 221.9° or SW .
  • Rock Rapids, Ia has a hot summer continental climate with no dry season (Dfa) whereas Edinburgh, Scotland has a marine west coast climate (Cfb).
  • Both are in or near the cool temperate moist forest biome.
  • The mean annual temperature is 0.9 °C (1.6°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 22.6 °C (40.7°F) more in Rock Rapids, Ia. The continentality subtype is truly continental as opposed to truly oceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 3.6 mm (0.1 in) more which is equivalent to 3.6 l/m² (0.09 US gal/ft²) or 36,000 l/ha (3,849 US gal/ac) more. About 1 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 13° higher in Rock Rapids, Ia than in Edinburgh, Scotland.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) -10 (-19) -8 (-14) -3 (-5) +4 (+7) +8 (+15) +10 (+18) +12 (+21) +10 (+18) +7 (+13) 4 (+6) -2 (-4) -9 (-16) 2 (+3)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -14 (-25) -11 (-19) -5 (-9) +1 (+2) +5 (+10) +8 (+14) +9 (+16) +7 (+13) +4 (+7) 0 (0) -5 (-8) -12 (-21) -1 (-2)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) -17 (-31) -13 (-24) -8 (-14) -2 (-3) +2 (+4) +5 (+9) +6 (+11) +4 (+8) +1 (+1) -4 (-7) -7 (-13) -14 (-26) -4 (-7)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -44 (-2) -25 (-1) -6 (0) +21 (+1) +24 (+1) +53 (+2) +27 (+1) +31 (+1) +9 (+0) -17 (-1) -31 (-1) -37 (-1) +4 (+0)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day +1h 49' +1h 03' +0h 11' -0h 42' -1h 34' -2h 05' -1h 51' -1h 03' -0h 09' +0h 44' +1h 35' +2h 06'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day () +13 +13 +13.1 +13.1 +13.1 +13 +12.9 +13 +12.9 +12.8 +12.8 +13   +13

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