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Tucson, Arizona vs Rock Rapids, Ia Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Tucson, Arizona, Usa and Rock Rapids, Ia, Usa is approximately 1,775 km or 1,103 mi.
  • To reach Tucson, Arizona in this distance one would set out from Rock Rapids, Ia bearing 232.5° or SW and follow the great circles arc to approach Tucson, Arizona bearing 223.3° or SW .
  • Tucson, Arizona has a subtropical hot steppe climate (BSh) whereas Rock Rapids, Ia has a hot summer continental climate with no dry season (Dfa).
  • Tucson, Arizona is in or near the subtropical thorn woodland biome whereas Rock Rapids, Ia is in or near the cool temperate moist forest biome.
  • The mean temperature is 12.7 °C (22.9°F) warmer.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 14.3 °C (25.7°F) less in Tucson, Arizona. The continentality subtype is semicontinental as opposed to truly continental.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 366.8 mm (14.4 in) less which is equivalent to 366.8 l/m² (9 US gal/ft²) or 3,668,000 l/ha (392,134 US gal/ac) less. About 4/9 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 10.8° higher in Tucson, Arizona than in Rock Rapids, Ia.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) +22 (+39) +21 (+38) +17 (+30) +12 (+22) +10 (+18) +10 (+18) +7 (+13) +7 (+13) +11 (+19) +12 (+22) +16 (+29) +20 (+36) +14 (+25)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) +21 (+38) +20 (+35) +15 (+27) +11 (+19) +8 (+15) +8 (+15) +7 (+12) +8 (+14) +11 (+19) +12 (+22) +14 (+26) +19 (+34) +13 (+23)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) +21 (+37) +18 (+33) +13 (+24) +9 (+16) +6 (+12) +6 (+11) +7 (+12) +8 (+14) +11 (+19) +12 (+21) +13 (+23) +18 (+32) +12 (+21)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +9 (+0) +1 (+0) -27 (-1) -54 (-2) -70 (-3) -99 (-4) -24 (-1) -41 (-2) -33 (-1) -21 (-1) -15 (-1) +7 (+0) -367 (-14)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day +0h 55' +0h 33' +0h 06' -0h 23' -0h 48' -1h 02' -0h 56' -0h 33' -0h 05' +0h 24' +0h 49' +1h 02'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day () +10.7 +10.8 +10.8 +10.8 +10.7 +10.8 +10.8 +10.7 +10.7 +10.8 +10.8 +10.8   +10.8

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