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Rock Rapids, Ia vs Tapanui Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Rock Rapids, Ia, Usa and Tapanui, New Zealand is approximately 13,584 km or 8,441 mi.
  • To reach Rock Rapids, Ia in this distance one would set out from Tapanui bearing 59.4° or ENE and follow the great circles arc to approach Rock Rapids, Ia bearing 54.9° or NE .
  • Rock Rapids, Ia has a hot summer continental climate with no dry season (Dfa) whereas Tapanui has a marine west coast climate (Cfb).
  • Rock Rapids, Ia is in or near the cool temperate moist forest biome whereas Tapanui is in or near the cool temperate steppe biome.
  • The mean temperature is 2.5 °C (4.5°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 24.3 °C (43.7°F) more in Rock Rapids, Ia. The continentality subtype is truly continental as opposed to barely hyperoceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 262.6 mm (10.3 in) less which is equivalent to 262.6 l/m² (6.44 US gal/ft²) or 2,626,000 l/ha (280,737 US gal/ac) less. About 5/7 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 3.6° higher in Rock Rapids, Ia than in Tapanui.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -25 (-45) -22 (-39) -13 (-24) -2 (-4) +8 (+14) +15 (+28) +18 (+33) +15 (+28) +8 (+14) -1 (-1) -11 (-19) -21 (-38) -3 (-4)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -75 (-3) -55 (-2) -42 (-2) -12 (0) -18 (-1) +19 (+1) +6 (+0) +36 (+1) +6 (+0) -29 (-1) -34 (-1) -65 (-3) -263 (-10)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -5h 53' -3h 37' -0h 39' +2h 30' +5h 12' +6h 35' +5h 58' +3h 38' +0h 34' -2h 35' -5h 16' -6h 36'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day () -36.7 -18.1 +3.5 +26.7 +43.3 +49.7 +43.7 +27.1 +4.3 -18.5 -36.8 -43.9   +3.6

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