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Rapid City (airport), Sd vs Abilene, Tx Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Rapid City (airport), Sd, Usa and Abilene, Tx, Usa is approximately 1,331 km or 827 mi.
  • To reach Rapid City (airport), Sd in this distance one would set out from Abilene, Tx bearing 347.7° or NNW and follow the great circles arc to approach Rapid City (airport), Sd bearing 345.5° or NNW .
  • Rapid City (airport), Sd has a mid-latitude cool steppe climate (BSk) whereas Abilene, Tx has a humid subtropical climate (Cfa).
  • Rapid City (airport), Sd is in or near the cool temperate steppe biome whereas Abilene, Tx is in or near the subtropical dry forest biome.
  • The mean temperature is 10 °C (18°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 4.8 °C (8.6°F) more in Rapid City (airport), Sd. The continentality subtype is subcontinental for both.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 197.3 mm (7.8 in) less which is equivalent to 197.3 l/m (4.84 US gal/ft) or 1,973,000 l/ha (210,927 US gal/ac) less. About 2/3 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 11.7° lower in Rapid City (airport), Sd than in Abilene, Tx.

Climate Comparison Table

The table shows values for Rapid City (airport), Sd relative to Abilene, Tx. You can also view this comparison the other way around from the perspective of Abilene, Tx vs Rapid City (airport), Sd.

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) -12 (-21) -12 (-22) -13 (-23) -11 (-20) -9 (-16) -8 (-14) -5 (-9) -5 (-9) -7 (-12) -9 (-15) -11 (-20) -12 (-21) -9 (-17)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -11 (-21) -12 (-21) -12 (-22) -11 (-20) -10 (-17) -9 (-15) -7 (-12) -7 (-13) -9 (-16) -10 (-18) -11 (-20) -12 (-21) -10 (-18)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) -11 (-20) -11 (-20) -12 (-21) -12 (-21) -11 (-19) -10 (-17) -8 (-14) -9 (-16) -11 (-20) -11 (-20) -11 (-21) -12 (-21) -11 (-19)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -16 (-1) -16 (-1) -8 (0) 0 (0) -7 (0) +5 (+0) -1 (0) -29 (-1) -50 (-2) -36 (-1) -23 (-1) -14 (-1) -197 (-8)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -1h 01' -0h 37' -0h 06' +0h 25' +0h 53' +1h 09' +1h 02' +0h 37' +0h 05' -0h 26' -0h 54' -1h 09'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day () -11.6 -11.6 -11.7 -11.6 -11.6 -11.6 -11.6 -11.6 -11.7 -11.6 -11.6 -11.7   -11.7

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