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Rock Rapids, Ia vs Forrest Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Rock Rapids, Ia, Usa and Forrest, Australia is approximately 15,919 km or 9,892 mi.
  • To reach Rock Rapids, Ia in this distance one would set out from Forrest bearing 58.1° or ENE and follow the great circles arc to approach Rock Rapids, Ia bearing 94.4° or E .
  • Rock Rapids, Ia has a hot summer continental climate with no dry season (Dfa) whereas Forrest has a mid-latitude cool desert climate (BWk).
  • Rock Rapids, Ia is in or near the cool temperate moist forest biome whereas Forrest is in or near the subtropical desert scrub biome.
  • The mean temperature is 10.5 °C (18.8°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 21 °C (37.8°F) more in Rock Rapids, Ia. The continentality subtype is truly continental as opposed to truly oceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 477.7 mm (18.8 in) more which is equivalent to 477.7 l/m² (11.72 US gal/ft²) or 4,777,000 l/ha (510,693 US gal/ac) more. About 3 1/2 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 11.4° lower in Rock Rapids, Ia than in Forrest.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) -37 (-67) -33 (-59) -24 (-42) -11 (-19) +1 (+1) +9 (+16) +12 (+22) +9 (+16) +0 (+0) -10 (-17) -23 (-41) -33 (-60) -12 (-21)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -35 (-62) -31 (-56) -22 (-39) -10 (-18) +0 (+1) +9 (+15) +12 (+22) +9 (+17) +1 (+2) -9 (-16) -20 (-36) -31 (-55) -10 (-19)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) -32 (-58) -29 (-52) -20 (-36) -10 (-18) 0 (0) +8 (+15) +12 (+22) +10 (+17) +2 (+3) -8 (-14) -17 (-31) -28 (-50) -9 (-17)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) 0 (0) -1 (0) +26 (+1) +45 (+2) +57 (+2) +87 (+3) +71 (+3) +82 (+3) +59 (+2) +32 (+1) +18 (+1) +4 (+0) +478 (+19)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -4h 32' -2h 48' -0h 30' +1h 56' +4h 01' +5h 04' +4h 36' +2h 49' +0h 26' -2h 00' -4h 04' -5h 04'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (░) -51.6 -33 -11.6 +11.6 +28.3 +34.6 +28.6 +12 -10.9 -33.5 -51.7 -59   -11.4

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