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Rock Rapids, Ia vs Vallenar Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Rock Rapids, Ia, Usa and Vallenar, Chile is approximately 8,426 km or 5,236 mi.
  • To reach Rock Rapids, Ia in this distance one would set out from Vallenar bearing 340.8° or NNW and follow the great circles arc to approach Rock Rapids, Ia bearing 336.9° or NNW .
  • Rock Rapids, Ia has a hot summer continental climate with no dry season (Dfa) whereas Vallenar has a mid-latitude cool desert climate (BWk).
  • Rock Rapids, Ia is in or near the cool temperate moist forest biome whereas Vallenar is in or near the boreal desert biome.
  • The mean annual temperature is 7.4 °C (13.3°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 26.7 °C (48.1°F) more in Rock Rapids, Ia. The continentality subtype is truly continental as opposed to barely hyperoceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 640 mm (25.2 in) more which is equivalent to 640 l/m² (15.71 US gal/ft²) or 6,400,000 l/ha (684,202 US gal/ac) more. About 21 1/4 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 13.3° lower in Rock Rapids, Ia than in Vallenar.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -29 (-52) -26 (-46) -17 (-31) -7 (-12) +2 (+4) +9 (+16) +12 (+22) +10 (+17) +3 (+6) -5 (-9) -15 (-27) -25 (-45) -7 (-13)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +13 (+1) +17 (+1) +44 (+2) +61 (+2) +71 (+3) +100 (+4) +72 (+3) +89 (+4) +74 (+3) +47 (+2) +32 (+1) +21 (+1) +640 (+25)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -4h 24' -2h 44' -0h 30' +1h 53' +3h 54' +4h 56' +4h 28' +2h 44' +0h 25' -1h 57' -3h 57' -4h 56'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day () -53.3 -34.7 -13.2 +10 +26.5 +32.8 +26.7 +9.9 -12.9 -35.5 -53.6 -60.8   -13.3

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