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Rock Rapids, Ia vs Sobral Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Rock Rapids, Ia, Usa and Sobral, Brazil is approximately 7,608 km or 4,728 mi.
  • To reach Rock Rapids, Ia in this distance one would set out from Sobral bearing 319.5° or NW and follow the great circles arc to approach Rock Rapids, Ia bearing 297.6° or WNW .
  • Rock Rapids, Ia has a hot summer continental climate with no dry season (Dfa) whereas Sobral has a tropical wet and dry/ savanna climate with dry winters (Aw).
  • Rock Rapids, Ia is in or near the cool temperate moist forest biome whereas Sobral is in or near the subtropical moist forest biome.
  • The mean temperature is 19.1 °C (34.4°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 31.3 °C (56.3°F) more in Rock Rapids, Ia. The continentality subtype is truly continental as opposed to extremely hyperoceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 288.8 mm (11.4 in) less which is equivalent to 288.8 l/m² (7.09 US gal/ft²) or 2,888,000 l/ha (308,746 US gal/ac) less. About 2/3 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 27.3° lower in Rock Rapids, Ia than in Sobral.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) -38 (-68) -34 (-61) -24 (-44) -16 (-29) -9 (-16) -4 (-7) -3 (-5) -6 (-11) -13 (-23) -19 (-34) -29 (-52) -36 (-65) -19 (-35)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -37 (-67) -34 (-62) -26 (-47) -19 (-35) -11 (-20) -4 (-8) -3 (-5) -6 (-10) -10 (-18) -17 (-31) -26 (-47) -35 (-63) -19 (-34)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) -40 (-73) -35 (-64) -29 (-51) -21 (-38) -13 (-24) -8 (-14) -5 (-8) -7 (-12) -13 (-23) -20 (-35) -27 (-49) -37 (-66) -21 (-38)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -89 (-4) -112 (-4) -186 (-7) -157 (-6) -75 (-3) +45 (+2) +59 (+2) +91 (+4) +74 (+3) +42 (+2) +23 (+1) -4 (0) -289 (-11)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -2h 58' -1h 50' -0h 20' +1h 16' +2h 37' +3h 19' +3h 00' +1h 50' +0h 17' -1h 18' -2h 39' -3h 19'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -46.4 -46 -38.2 -15.3 +1.3 +7.5 +1.4 -15.3 -37.9 -45.9 -46.5 -46.7   -27.3

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