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Rock Rapids, Ia vs Makhanga Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Rock Rapids, Ia, Usa and Makhanga, Malawi is approximately 14,560 km or 9,048 mi.
  • To reach Rock Rapids, Ia in this distance one would set out from Makhanga bearing 313.2° or NW and follow the great circles arc to approach Rock Rapids, Ia bearing 252.9° or WSW .
  • Rock Rapids, Ia has a hot summer continental climate with no dry season (Dfa) whereas Makhanga has a subtropical hot steppe climate (BSh).
  • Rock Rapids, Ia is in or near the cool temperate moist forest biome whereas Makhanga is in or near the subtropical dry forest biome.
  • The average annual temperature is 17.8 °C (32.1°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 25.8 °C (46.4°F) more in Rock Rapids, Ia. The continentality subtype is truly continental as opposed to barely hyperoceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 79 mm (3.1 in) less which is equivalent to 79 l/m² (1.94 US gal/ft²) or 790,000 l/ha (84,456 US gal/ac) less. About 8/9 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 23.2° lower in Rock Rapids, Ia than in Makhanga.

Climate Comparison Table

The table shows values for Rock Rapids, Ia relative to Makhanga. You can also view this comparison the other way around from the perspective of Makhanga 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) -34 (-62) -27 (-48) -16 (-28) -8 (-14) 0 (-1) +3 (+5) -2 (-3) -10 (-19) -19 (-34) -29 (-52) -36 (-65) -18 (-32)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -38 (-68) -34 (-62) -27 (-48) -17 (-31) -8 (-14) 0 (0) +3 (+5) -1 (-2) -10 (-18) -19 (-34) -28 (-50) -35 (-64) -18 (-32)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) -40 (-71) -36 (-65) -28 (-51) -19 (-34) -9 (-16) -1 (-1) +2 (+4) -1 (-2) -10 (-18) -20 (-35) -28 (-50) -37 (-66) -19 (-34)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -145 (-6) -111 (-4) -66 (-3) +24 (+1) +60 (+2) +87 (+3) +67 (+3) +90 (+4) +71 (+3) +19 (+1) -29 (-1) -146 (-6) -79 (-3)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -3h 38' -2h 15' -0h 24' +1h 33' +3h 13' +4h 05' +3h 42' +2h 15' +0h 21' -1h 36' -3h 16' -4h 05'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day () -58.5 -46.6 -25.7 -2.6 +14 +20.3 +14.3 -2.4 -25.2 -47.1 -58.3 -59.5   -23.2

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