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Rock Rapids, Ia vs Penang/ Bayan Lepas Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Rock Rapids, Ia, Usa and Penang/ Bayan Lepas, Malaysia is approximately 14,400 km or 8,948 mi.
  • To reach Rock Rapids, Ia in this distance one would set out from Penang/ Bayan Lepas bearing 15.4° or NNE and follow the great circles arc to approach Rock Rapids, Ia bearing 158.8° or SSE .
  • Rock Rapids, Ia has a hot summer continental climate with no dry season (Dfa) whereas Penang/ Bayan Lepas has a tropical rainforest climate (Af).
  • The annual average temperature is 19.5 °C (35.1°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 32.6 °C (58.7°F) more in Rock Rapids, Ia. The continentality subtype is truly continental as opposed to extremely hyperoceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 1736 mm (68.3 in) less which is equivalent to 1736 l/m² (42.61 US gal/ft²) or 17,360,000 l/ha (1,855,899 US gal/ac) less. About 2/7 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 27.4° lower in Rock Rapids, Ia than in Penang/ Bayan Lepas.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -37 (-67) -35 (-62) -28 (-50) -19 (-35) -12 (-22) -7 (-12) -4 (-6) -5 (-9) -10 (-19) -17 (-31) -26 (-46) -34 (-62) -20 (-35)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -56 (-2) -55 (-2) -101 (-4) -159 (-6) -129 (-5) -74 (-3) -108 (-4) -146 (-6) -280 (-11) -335 (-13) -200 (-8) -93 (-4) -1736 (-68)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -2h 30' -1h 32' -0h 16' +1h 04' +2h 13' +2h 48' +2h 32' +1h 33' +0h 14' -1h 06' -2h 14' -2h 49'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day () -37.4 -37.3 -37.2 -24.5 -7.8 -1.5 -7.4 -24.1 -37.6 -37.6 -37.7 -37.7   -27.4

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