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Rock Rapids, Ia vs Medan, Sumatra Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Rock Rapids, Ia, Usa and Medan, Sumatra, Indonesia is approximately 14,631 km or 9,092 mi.
  • To reach Rock Rapids, Ia in this distance one would set out from Medan, Sumatra bearing 14.3° or NNE and follow the great circles arc to approach Rock Rapids, Ia bearing 160.2° or SSE .
  • Rock Rapids, Ia has a hot summer continental climate with no dry season (Dfa) whereas Medan, Sumatra has a tropical rainforest climate (Af).
  • Rock Rapids, Ia is in or near the cool temperate moist forest biome whereas Medan, Sumatra is in or near the tropical moist forest biome.
  • The mean temperature is 18.7 °C (33.6°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 32.9 °C (59.2°F) more in Rock Rapids, Ia. The continentality subtype is truly continental as opposed to extremely hyperoceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 1453.4 mm (57.2 in) less which is equivalent to 1453.4 l/m² (35.67 US gal/ft²) or 14,534,000 l/ha (1,553,781 US gal/ac) less. About 1/3 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 27.6° lower in Rock Rapids, Ia than in Medan, Sumatra.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) -33 (-60) -32 (-58) -25 (-45) -17 (-30) -10 (-17) -5 (-8) -2 (-3) -3 (-6) -8 (-14) -13 (-24) -23 (-42) -31 (-56) -17 (-30)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -37 (-66) -33 (-60) -26 (-47) -18 (-32) -12 (-21) -6 (-11) -3 (-5) -4 (-8) -10 (-18) -17 (-30) -25 (-45) -34 (-61) -19 (-34)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) -39 (-70) -35 (-64) -28 (-51) -22 (-39) -15 (-27) -8 (-15) -6 (-10) -7 (-13) -13 (-24) -20 (-36) -27 (-49) -35 (-64) -21 (-38)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -125 (-5) -77 (-3) -65 (-3) -89 (-4) -170 (-7) -46 (-2) -89 (-4) -100 (-4) -131 (-5) -208 (-8) -215 (-8) -137 (-5) -1453 (-57)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -2h 36' -1h 36' -0h 17' +1h 06' +2h 17' +2h 54' +2h 38' +1h 36' +0h 15' -1h 08' -2h 19' -2h 55'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (░) -39.2 -39 -38.8 -22.7 -6.1 +0.3 -5.7 -22.4 -39.2 -39.3 -39.4 -39.4   -27.6

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