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Rock Rapids, Ia vs Roswell, Nm Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Rock Rapids, Ia, Usa and Roswell, Nm, Usa is approximately 1,310 km or 814 mi.
  • To reach Rock Rapids, Ia in this distance one would set out from Roswell, Nm bearing 32.1° or NNE and follow the great circles arc to approach Rock Rapids, Ia bearing 37.4° or NE .
  • Rock Rapids, Ia has a hot summer continental climate with no dry season (Dfa) whereas Roswell, Nm has a mid-latitude cool steppe climate (BSk).
  • Rock Rapids, Ia is in or near the cool temperate moist forest biome whereas Roswell, Nm is in or near the warm temperate thorn steppe biome.
  • The annual mean temperature is 8.5 °C (15.3°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 11 °C (19.8°F) more in Rock Rapids, Ia. The continentality subtype is truly continental as opposed to subcontinental.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 352.1 mm (13.9 in) more which is equivalent to 352.1 l/m² (8.64 US gal/ft²) or 3,521,000 l/ha (376,418 US gal/ac) more. About 2 1/9 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 9.7° lower in Rock Rapids, Ia than in Roswell, Nm.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) -17 (-30) -17 (-30) -14 (-25) -10 (-17) -7 (-13) -7 (-12) -5 (-8) -5 (-8) -7 (-12) -8 (-15) -12 (-22) -15 (-27) -10 (-18)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -15 (-26) -14 (-25) -11 (-20) -8 (-14) -6 (-10) -5 (-9) -4 (-7) -4 (-7) -7 (-12) -8 (-14) -10 (-17) -13 (-23) -9 (-15)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) -13 (-23) -12 (-21) -9 (-15) -6 (-11) -5 (-8) -3 (-5) -3 (-5) -4 (-7) -6 (-11) -7 (-12) -7 (-12) -10 (-18) -7 (-12)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +4 (+0) +5 (+0) +37 (+1) +50 (+2) +48 (+2) +63 (+2) +41 (+2) +31 (+1) +24 (+1) +22 (+1) +19 (+1) +9 (+0) +352 (+14)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -0h 50' -0h 30' -0h 05' +0h 21' +0h 44' +0h 57' +0h 51' +0h 30' +0h 04' -0h 21' -0h 45' -0h 57'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day () -9.7 -9.7 -9.7 -9.7 -9.7 -9.7 -9.7 -9.6 -9.7 -9.7 -9.7 -9.7   -9.7

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