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Rock Rapids, Ia vs El Paso, Texas Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Rock Rapids, Ia, Usa and El Paso, Texas, Usa is approximately 1,545 km or 960 mi.
  • To reach Rock Rapids, Ia in this distance one would set out from El Paso, Texas bearing 33.4° or NNE and follow the great circles arc to approach Rock Rapids, Ia bearing 39.7° or NE .
  • Rock Rapids, Ia has a hot summer continental climate with no dry season (Dfa) whereas El Paso, Texas has a mid-latitude cool desert climate (BWk).
  • Rock Rapids, Ia is in or near the cool temperate moist forest biome whereas El Paso, Texas is in or near the subtropical desert scrub biome.
  • The average temperature is 9.8 °C (17.6°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 12 °C (21.6°F) more in Rock Rapids, Ia. The continentality subtype is truly continental as opposed to subcontinental.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 447.7 mm (17.6 in) more which is equivalent to 447.7 l/m² (10.99 US gal/ft²) or 4,477,000 l/ha (478,621 US gal/ac) more. About 3 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 11.2° lower in Rock Rapids, Ia than in El Paso, Texas.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) -18 (-32) -18 (-32) -15 (-28) -11 (-19) -8 (-15) -8 (-15) -5 (-10) -6 (-10) -7 (-13) -9 (-16) -12 (-22) -16 (-29) -11 (-20)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -17 (-30) -16 (-29) -13 (-23) -9 (-16) -7 (-12) -6 (-11) -5 (-8) -5 (-9) -8 (-14) -9 (-15) -11 (-19) -14 (-26) -10 (-18)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) -15 (-28) -15 (-26) -11 (-19) -8 (-14) -6 (-10) -4 (-7) -4 (-7) -5 (-8) -8 (-14) -8 (-14) -9 (-16) -13 (-23) -9 (-15)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +3 (+0) +6 (+0) +38 (+1) +57 (+2) +68 (+3) +87 (+3) +45 (+2) +56 (+2) +33 (+1) +29 (+1) +21 (+1) +6 (+0) +448 (+18)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -0h 57' -0h 34' -0h 06' +0h 23' +0h 50' +1h 04' +0h 58' +0h 35' +0h 05' -0h 24' -0h 51' -1h 04'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -11.2 -11.2 -11.2 -11.2 -11.2 -11.2 -11.2 -11.1 -11.2 -11.2 -11.2 -11.2   -11.2

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