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Rock Rapids, Ia vs Vancouver, British Columbia Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Rock Rapids, Ia, Usa and Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada is approximately 2,192 km or 1,362 mi.
  • To reach Rock Rapids, Ia in this distance one would set out from Vancouver, British Columbia bearing 98° or E and follow the great circles arc to approach Rock Rapids, Ia bearing 117.8° or ESE .
  • Rock Rapids, Ia has a hot summer continental climate with no dry season (Dfa) whereas Vancouver, British Columbia has a Mediterranean warm climate (Csb).
  • Rock Rapids, Ia is in or near the cool temperate moist forest biome whereas Vancouver, British Columbia is in or near the cool temperate wet forest biome.
  • The mean temperature is 2.4 °C (4.3°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 19.5 °C (35.1°F) more in Rock Rapids, Ia. The continentality subtype is truly continental as opposed to truly oceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 495.7 mm (19.5 in) less which is equivalent to 495.7 l/m² (12.17 US gal/ft²) or 4,957,000 l/ha (529,936 US gal/ac) less. About 4/7 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 6.2° higher in Rock Rapids, Ia than in Vancouver, British Columbia.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) -10 (-18) -9 (-16) -4 (-7) 3 (+5) +6 (+11) +8 (+15) +9 (+15) +7 (+12) +5 (+9) 3 (+6) -2 (-4) -8 (-14) 1 (+1)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -14 (-24) -12 (-21) -6 (-12) -1 (-1) +3 (+6) +6 (+10) +6 (+11) +4 (+8) +2 (+3) -1 (-1) -5 (-9) -11 (-20) -2 (-4)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) -17 (-30) -15 (-27) -9 (-16) -4 (-6) +0 (+0) +3 (+5) +4 (+7) +2 (+3) -1 (-2) -5 (-8) -8 (-15) -14 (-26) -5 (-10)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -137 (-5) -107 (-4) -64 (-3) -13 (-1) +13 (+1) +58 (+2) +48 (+2) +58 (+2) +11 (+0) -67 (-3) -138 (-5) -158 (-6) -496 (-20)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day +0h 43' +0h 25' +0h 04' -0h 17' -0h 37' -0h 49' -0h 43' -0h 25' -0h 03' +0h 18' +0h 38' +0h 49'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day () +6.2 +6.1 +6.1 +6.1 +6.2 +6.2 +6.2 +6.3 +6.2 +6.2 +6.2 +6.2   +6.2

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