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Rapid City, South Dakota vs Abu Dhabi Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Rapid City, South Dakota, Usa and Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates is approximately 12,070 km or 7,501 mi.
  • To reach Rapid City, South Dakota in this distance one would set out from Abu Dhabi bearing 343.4° or NNW and follow the great circles arc to approach Rapid City, South Dakota bearing 201.2° or SSW .
  • Rapid City, South Dakota has a hot summer continental climate with no dry season (Dfa) whereas Abu Dhabi has a subtropical hot desert climate (BWh).
  • Rapid City, South Dakota is in or near the cool temperate steppe biome whereas Abu Dhabi is in or near the subtropical desert biome.
  • The mean temperature is 18.7 °C (33.7°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 11.2 °C (20.2°F) more in Rapid City, South Dakota. The continentality subtype is subcontinental as opposed to truly oceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 372 mm (14.6 in) more which is equivalent to 372 l/m² (9.13 US gal/ft²) or 3,720,000 l/ha (397,693 US gal/ac) more. About 5 1/5 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 19.6° lower in Rapid City, South Dakota than in Abu Dhabi.
  • Relative humidity levels are 11.5% lower.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 20.3°C (36.5°F) lower.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -23 (-41) -22 (-40) -21 (-38) -19 (-34) -17 (-31) -14 (-25) -12 (-21) -13 (-24) -17 (-31) -19 (-34) -23 (-41) -24 (-43) -19 (-34)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +5 (+0) -30 (-1) -1 (0) +46 (+2) +81 (+3) +84 (+3) +66 (+3) +51 (+2) +31 (+1) +28 (+1) +10 (+0) +2 (+0) +372 (+15)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -1h 33' -0h 57' -0h 10' +0h 39' +1h 22' +1h 45' +1h 35' +0h 57' +0h 08' -0h 40' -1h 23' -1h 45'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -19.5 -19.4 -19.5 -19.4 -19.5 -19.5 -19.5 -19.7 -19.8 -19.7 -19.6 -19.6   -19.6
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) -8 -6 -3 -7 -4 -6 -15 -20 -22 -21 -15 -10   -11.4
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) -22.9 (-41) -21.6 (-39) -19.9 (-36) -19.2 (-35) -17.1 (-31) -14.4 (-26) -15.6 (-28) -18.7 (-34) -22.5 (-41) -23.3 (-42) -24.1 (-43) -24 (-43) -20.3 (-37)

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