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Rapid City (airport), Sd vs Grand Rapids, Michigan Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Rapid City (airport), Sd, Usa and Grand Rapids, Michigan, Usa is approximately 1,430 km or 889 mi.
  • To reach Rapid City (airport), Sd in this distance one would set out from Grand Rapids, Michigan bearing 281.3° or WNW and follow the great circles arc to approach Rapid City (airport), Sd bearing 269.1° or W .
  • Rapid City (airport), Sd has a mid-latitude cool steppe climate (BSk) whereas Grand Rapids, Michigan has a hot summer continental climate with no dry season (Dfa).
  • Rapid City (airport), Sd is in or near the cool temperate steppe biome whereas Grand Rapids, Michigan is in or near the cool temperate moist forest biome.
  • The average temperature is 0.4 °C (0.7°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 0 °C (0°F) more in Rapid City (airport), Sd. The continentality subtype is subcontinental for both.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 493 mm (19.4 in) less which is equivalent to 493 l/m² (12.1 US gal/ft²) or 4,930,000 l/ha (527,050 US gal/ac) less. About 1/2 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 1.2° lower in Rapid City (airport), Sd than in Grand Rapids, Michigan.

Climate Comparison Table

The table shows values for Rapid City (airport), Sd relative to Grand Rapids, Michigan. You can also view this comparison the other way around from the perspective of Grand Rapids, Michigan 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) +3 (+5) +4 (+6) 2 (+3) 1 (+1) -1 (-1) -1 (-1) +2 (+3) +3 (+5) 1 (+3) 2 (+3) 0 (+1) 1 (+2) 1 (+3)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) +0 (+1) +2 (+3) 0 (0) -1 (-1) -1 (-2) -1 (-2) +0 (+1) +1 (+1) -1 (-1) 0 (-1) -2 (-3) -2 (-3) 0 (-1)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) -2 (-4) 0 (-1) -2 (-3) -2 (-3) -2 (-3) -2 (-4) -1 (-2) -1 (-2) -2 (-4) -2 (-4) -4 (-7) -4 (-8) -2 (-4)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -37 (-1) -23 (-1) -41 (-2) -38 (-1) -11 (0) -16 (-1) -29 (-1) -48 (-2) -77 (-3) -44 (-2) -70 (-3) -61 (-2) -493 (-19)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -0h 07' -0h 04' -0h 00' +0h 03' +0h 06' +0h 08' +0h 07' +0h 04' +0h 00' -0h 03' -0h 06' -0h 08'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -1.2 -1.2 -1.2 -1.1 -1.2 -1.2 -1.2 -1.2 -1.2 -1.2 -1.2 -1.2   -1.2

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