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Prince Rupert, British Columbia vs Rock Rapids, Ia Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Prince Rupert, British Columbia, Canada and Rock Rapids, Ia, Usa is approximately 2,787 km or 1,732 mi.
  • To reach Prince Rupert, British Columbia in this distance one would set out from Rock Rapids, Ia bearing 308.8° or NW and follow the great circles arc to approach Prince Rupert, British Columbia bearing 282.5° or WNW .
  • Prince Rupert, British Columbia has a marine west coast climate (Cfb) whereas Rock Rapids, Ia has a hot summer continental climate with no dry season (Dfa).
  • Prince Rupert, British Columbia is in or near the cool temperate rain forest biome whereas Rock Rapids, Ia is in or near the cool temperate moist forest biome.
  • The average temperature is 0.6 °C (1.1°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 21.4 °C (38.5°F) less in Prince Rupert, British Columbia. The continentality subtype is truly oceanic as opposed to truly continental.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 1879.9 mm (74 in) more which is equivalent to 1879.9 l/m² (46.14 US gal/ft²) or 18,799,000 l/ha (2,009,738 US gal/ac) more. About 3 4/5 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 11.3° lower in Prince Rupert, British Columbia than in Rock Rapids, Ia.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) +8 (+15) +7 (+12) +1 (+3) -6 (-10) -10 (-19) -13 (-24) -14 (-26) -12 (-22) -8 (-15) -6 (-10) +0 (+1) +7 (+12) -4 (-7)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) +11 (+20) +10 (+17) +4 (+7) -3 (-5) -7 (-12) -10 (-18) -11 (-19) -8 (-15) -5 (-9) -1 (-2) +3 (+5) +9 (+17) -1 (-1)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) +14 (+26) +12 (+22) +6 (+11) +0 (+0) -3 (-6) -6 (-11) -7 (-12) -5 (-8) -1 (-2) +3 (+5) +6 (+10) +12 (+21) +3 (+5)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +238 (+9) +200 (+8) +143 (+6) +119 (+5) +67 (+3) +16 (+1) +29 (+1) +67 (+3) +169 (+7) +331 (+13) +253 (+10) +249 (+10) +1880 (+74)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -1h 30' -0h 52' -0h 09' +0h 35' +1h 18' +1h 43' +1h 31' +0h 52' +0h 08' -0h 36' -1h 19' -1h 43'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -11.2 -11.2 -11.2 -11.2 -11.3 -11.2 -11.2 -11.4 -11.3 -11.2 -11.2 -11.2   -11.3

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