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Rock Rapids, Ia vs Essendon Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Rock Rapids, Ia, Usa and Essendon, Australia is approximately 14,936 km or 9,281 mi.
  • To reach Rock Rapids, Ia in this distance one would set out from Essendon bearing 63.3° or ENE and follow the great circles arc to approach Rock Rapids, Ia bearing 75° or ENE .
  • Rock Rapids, Ia has a hot summer continental climate with no dry season (Dfa) whereas Essendon has a marine west coast climate (Cfb).
  • Rock Rapids, Ia is in or near the cool temperate moist forest biome whereas Essendon is in or near the warm temperate dry forest biome.
  • The annual mean temperature is 6.8 °C (12.3°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 22.8 °C (41°F) more in Rock Rapids, Ia. The continentality subtype is truly continental as opposed to truly oceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 76.7 mm (3 in) more which is equivalent to 76.7 l/m² (1.88 US gal/ft²) or 767,000 l/ha (81,997 US gal/ac) more. About 1 1/8 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 4.6° lower in Rock Rapids, Ia than in Essendon.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) -30 (-55) -27 (-48) -18 (-33) -5 (-9) +7 (+12) +14 (+25) +18 (+32) +15 (+26) +7 (+13) -2 (-4) -15 (-27) -26 (-46) -5 (-10)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -30 (-55) -27 (-49) -18 (-33) -7 (-12) +3 (+6) +11 (+20) +14 (+26) +12 (+22) +5 (+9) -4 (-8) -15 (-27) -26 (-46) -7 (-12)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) -30 (-55) -28 (-50) -19 (-33) -9 (-16) +0 (+1) +8 (+14) +11 (+21) +9 (+16) +2 (+4) -7 (-12) -15 (-27) -25 (-46) -9 (-15)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -43 (-2) -26 (-1) -1 (0) +8 (+0) +13 (+0) +70 (+3) +34 (+1) +45 (+2) +28 (+1) -3 (0) -11 (0) -37 (-1) +77 (+3)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -5h 04' -3h 08' -0h 34' +2h 10' +4h 29' +5h 40' +5h 08' +3h 08' +0h 29' -2h 14' -4h 32' -5h 41'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day () -44.9 -26.2 -4.7 +18.5 +35.2 +41.5 +35.5 +18.9 -4 -26.7 -45 -52.1   -4.6

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