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Rapid City, South Dakota vs Aberdeen, Scotland Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Rapid City, South Dakota, Usa and Aberdeen, Scotland, Uk is approximately 6,597 km or 4,099 mi.
  • To reach Rapid City, South Dakota in this distance one would set out from Aberdeen, Scotland bearing 304.9° or NW and follow the great circles arc to approach Rapid City, South Dakota bearing 218.2° or SW .
  • Rapid City, South Dakota has a hot summer continental climate with no dry season (Dfa) whereas Aberdeen, Scotland has a marine west coast climate (Cfb).
  • Rapid City, South Dakota is in or near the cool temperate steppe biome whereas Aberdeen, Scotland is in or near the cool temperate moist forest biome.
  • The annual average temperature is 0.2 °C (0.4°F) warmer.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 16.6 °C (29.9°F) more in Rapid City, South Dakota. The continentality subtype is subcontinental as opposed to truly oceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 323.1 mm (12.7 in) less which is equivalent to 323.1 l/m (7.93 US gal/ft) or 3,231,000 l/ha (345,415 US gal/ac) less. About 3/5 as much.
  • There are 1331 more hours of sunlight per year in Rapid City, South Dakota. In whichever way circa 3h 38' more per day or about 2 as many.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 13° higher in Rapid City, South Dakota than in Aberdeen, Scotland.
  • Relative humidity levels are 34.7% lower.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 7.1°C (12.8°F) lower.

Climate Comparison Table

The table shows values for Rapid City, South Dakota relative to Aberdeen, Scotland. You can also view this comparison the other way around from the perspective of Aberdeen, Scotland vs Rapid City, South Dakota.

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) -4 (-7) -2 (-4) 0 (0) +4 (+7) +7 (+12) +9 (+16) +12 (+22) +11 (+20) +7 (+13) +5 (+8) 0 (0) -4 (-7) +4 (+7)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -8 (-14) -6 (-11) -4 (-6) +1 (+1) +4 (+7) +6 (+11) +9 (+16) +8 (+14) +3 (+6) +0 (+1) -4 (-6) -7 (-13) +0 (+0)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) -12 (-21) -10 (-18) -7 (-13) -3 (-5) +1 (+2) +4 (+6) +5 (+10) +4 (+6) -1 (-2) -4 (-7) -7 (-13) -11 (-20) -4 (-6)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -74 (-3) -39 (-2) -34 (-1) 0 (0) +22 (+1) +31 (+1) +6 (+0) -24 (-1) -37 (-1) -49 (-2) -63 (-2) -62 (-2) -323 (-13)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) -13 ( -42) -10 ( -35) -6 ( -19) -6 ( -20) -2 ( -6) -2 ( -7) -9 ( -29) -7 ( -23) -10 ( -33) -13 ( -42) -14 ( -47) -13 ( -42)   -105 ( -29)
sunshine iconAverage Sunlight Hours/ Day +2h 50' +2h 47' +3h 21' +2h 40' +2h 30' +3h 34' +5h 25' +4h 50' +4h 34' +4h 25' +3h 22' +3h 17'   +3h 38'
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day +1h 57' +1h 07' +0h 11' -0h 45' -1h 41' -2h 15' -1h 59' -1h 07' -0h 10' +0h 47' +1h 42' +2h 15'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day () +13.1 +13.2 +13.2 +13.2 +13.2 +13.1 +13.1 +13 +13 +13 +13 +13   +13
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) -27 -23 -25 -32 -34 -30 -42 -46 -45 -44 -37 -31   -34.7
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature C & (F) -11.7 (-21) -9.4 (-17) -7.5 (-14) -5.9 (-11) -3.8 (-7) -0.8 (-1) -2.3 (-4) -4.7 (-8) -7.9 (-14) -9.4 (-17) -10 (-18) -12.1 (-22) -7.1 (-13)

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