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Rock Rapids, Ia vs Valdez, Ak Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Rock Rapids, Ia, Usa and Valdez, Ak, Usa is approximately 3,854 km or 2,395 mi.
  • To reach Rock Rapids, Ia in this distance one would set out from Valdez, Ak bearing 98° or E and follow the great circles arc to approach Rock Rapids, Ia bearing 139.2° or SE .
  • Rock Rapids, Ia has a hot summer continental climate with no dry season (Dfa) whereas Valdez, Ak has a boreal subarctic climate with no dry season (Dfc).
  • Rock Rapids, Ia is in or near the cool temperate moist forest biome whereas Valdez, Ak is in or near the subpolar rain tundra biome.
  • The mean temperature is 4.4 °C (7.9°F) warmer.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 14.8 °C (26.6°F) more in Rock Rapids, Ia. The continentality subtype is truly continental as opposed to semicontinental.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 955 mm (37.6 in) less which is equivalent to 955 l/m² (23.44 US gal/ft²) or 9,550,000 l/ha (1,020,958 US gal/ac) less. About 2/5 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 18.1° higher in Rock Rapids, Ia than in Valdez, Ak.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) -1 (-1) 0 (+0) +4 (+6) +8 (+15) +11 (+20) +12 (+22) +14 (+24) +13 (+23) +11 (+20) +11 (+19) +7 (+12) 0 (+1) +7 (+13)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -4 (-7) -3 (-5) +2 (+3) +6 (+10) +8 (+14) +10 (+17) +11 (+19) +10 (+18) +8 (+14) +6 (+11) +3 (+6) -3 (-5) +4 (+8)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) -7 (-13) -6 (-10) -1 (-1) +3 (+5) +5 (+9) +7 (+12) +8 (+14) +7 (+12) +4 (+8) +1 (+3) +0 (+0) -6 (-10) +1 (+2)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -130 (-5) -114 (-4) -74 (-3) -18 (-1) -23 (-1) +25 (+1) -13 (-1) -55 (-2) -137 (-5) -157 (-6) -108 (-4) -152 (-6) -955 (-38)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day +3h 05' +1h 43' +0h 18' -1h 09' -2h 37' -3h 37' -3h 08' -1h 43' -0h 15' +1h 12' +2h 40' +3h 37'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day () +18 +18 +18 +18 +18.1 +18.1 +18.1 +18.2 +18.2 +18.1 +18 +18   +18.1

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