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Rock Rapids, Ia vs Eureka, Sd Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Rock Rapids, Ia, Usa and Eureka, Sd, Usa is approximately 460 km or 286 mi.
  • To reach Rock Rapids, Ia in this distance one would set out from Eureka, Sd bearing 135° or SE and follow the great circles arc to approach Rock Rapids, Ia bearing 137.8° or SE .
  • Rock Rapids, Ia has a hot summer continental climate with no dry season (Dfa) whereas Eureka, Sd has a hot summer continental climate with dry winters (Dwa).
  • Rock Rapids, Ia is in or near the cool temperate moist forest biome whereas Eureka, Sd is in or near the cool temperate steppe biome.
  • The annual mean temperature is 1.7 °C (3.1°F) warmer.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 0.6 °C (1.1°F) less in Rock Rapids, Ia. The continentality subtype is truly continental for both.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 241.2 mm (9.5 in) more which is equivalent to 241.2 l/m² (5.92 US gal/ft²) or 2,412,000 l/ha (257,859 US gal/ac) more. About 1 5/9 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 3° higher in Rock Rapids, Ia than in Eureka, Sd.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) +2 (+4) +2 (+4) +2 (+3) +2 (+3) +2 (+3) +2 (+3) +0 (+1) +-1 (-1) +1 (+1) +1 (+2) +2 (+4) +2 (+4) +1 (+3)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) +2 (+3) +2 (+3) +2 (+3) +2 (+3) +2 (+3) +2 (+4) +1 (+2) +1 (+1) +1 (+3) +1 (+2) +2 (+4) +2 (+4) +2 (+3)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) +1 (+3) +1 (+2) +2 (+3) +2 (+3) +2 (+4) +3 (+5) +2 (+4) +2 (+3) +2 (+4) +1 (+2) +2 (+4) +2 (+3) +2 (+3)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +6 (+0) +8 (+0) +21 (+1) +13 (+1) +14 (+1) +24 (+1) +23 (+1) +44 (+2) +38 (+2) +19 (+1) +18 (+1) +13 (+0) +241 (+9)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day +0h 19' +0h 11' +0h 02' -0h 07' -0h 17' -0h 22' -0h 19' -0h 11' -0h 01' +0h 08' +0h 17' +0h 22'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day () +3 +2.9 +3 +3 +3 +3 +3 +3 +3 +2.9 +3 +3   +3

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