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

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  • The distance between Rapid City (airport), Sd, Usa and Johannesburg, South Africa is approximately 15,252 km or 9,478 mi.
  • To reach Rapid City (airport), Sd in this distance one would set out from Johannesburg bearing 307.6° or NW and follow the great circles arc to approach Rapid City (airport), Sd bearing 261.8° or W .
  • Both have a mid-latitude cool steppe climate (BSk).
  • Rapid City (airport), Sd is in or near the cool temperate steppe biome whereas Johannesburg is in or near the warm temperate dry forest biome.
  • The annual average temperature is 8.1 °C (14.6°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 17.7 °C (31.9°F) more in Rapid City (airport), Sd. The continentality subtype is subcontinental as opposed to barely hyperoceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 120.5 mm (4.7 in) less which is equivalent to 120.5 l/m² (2.96 US gal/ft²) or 1,205,000 l/ha (128,822 US gal/ac) less. About 7/9 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 17.1° lower in Rapid City (airport), Sd than in Johannesburg.

Climate Comparison Table

The table shows values for Rapid City (airport), Sd relative to Johannesburg. You can also view this comparison the other way around from the perspective of Johannesburg 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) -25 (-45) -22 (-39) -16 (-29) -8 (-14) +1 (+2) +8 (+15) +13 (+24) +10 (+17) 1 (+1) -8 (-15) -17 (-30) -24 (-43) -7 (-13)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -26 (-47) -22 (-40) -17 (-31) -9 (-16) +0 (+1) +8 (+14) +12 (+21) +8 (+15) 0 (-1) -9 (-17) -17 (-31) -24 (-44) -8 (-15)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) -27 (-48) -23 (-42) -18 (-33) -10 (-18) 0 (-1) +7 (+12) +11 (+19) +7 (+13) -2 (-3) -10 (-19) -18 (-33) -25 (-44) -9 (-16)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -115 (-5) -81 (-3) -64 (-3) -6 (0) +55 (+2) +69 (+3) +48 (+2) +36 (+1) +4 (+0) +21 (+1) +3 (+0) -91 (-4) -121 (-5)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -4h 20' -2h 41' -0h 29' +1h 51' +3h 50' +4h 51' +4h 23' +2h 41' +0h 25' -1h 54' -3h 53' -4h 51'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -57.1 -38.5 -17.2 +6 +22.5 +29 +22.9 +6.1 -16.8 -39.2 -57.1 -64.7   -17.1

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