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Rapid City, South Dakota vs Faro Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Rapid City, South Dakota, Usa and Faro, Portugal is approximately 7,619 km or 4,735 mi.
  • To reach Rapid City, South Dakota in this distance one would set out from Faro bearing 309.8° or NW and follow the great circles arc to approach Rapid City, South Dakota bearing 238.7° or WSW .
  • Rapid City, South Dakota has a hot summer continental climate with no dry season (Dfa) whereas Faro has a Mediterranean hot climate (Csa).
  • Rapid City, South Dakota is in or near the cool temperate steppe biome whereas Faro is in or near the warm temperate thorn steppe biome.
  • The mean annual temperature is 9.2 °C (16.6°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 16.2 °C (29.2°F) more in Rapid City, South Dakota. The continentality subtype is subcontinental as opposed to truly oceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 61.1 mm (2.4 in) less which is equivalent to 61.1 l/m² (1.5 US gal/ft²) or 611,000 l/ha (65,320 US gal/ac) less. About 8/9 as much.
  • There are 426 fewer hours of sunlight per year in Rapid City, South Dakota. In whichever way circa 1h 10' less per day or about 6/7 as many.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 7.1° lower in Rapid City, South Dakota than in Faro.
  • Relative humidity levels are 19.4% lower.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 13.1°C (23.7°F) lower.

Climate Comparison Table

The table shows values for Rapid City, South Dakota relative to Faro. You can also view this comparison the other way around from the perspective of Faro 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) -14 (-26) -13 (-23) -11 (-19) -6 (-10) -3 (-5) 0 (0) 1 (+2) 0 (+0) -4 (-7) -6 (-11) -11 (-20) -14 (-25) -7 (-12)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -17 (-31) -16 (-28) -13 (-23) -8 (-15) -5 (-8) -2 (-4) -1 (-1) -2 (-4) -7 (-12) -9 (-17) -14 (-25) -17 (-30) -9 (-16)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) -20 (-36) -19 (-33) -15 (-27) -11 (-19) -6 (-11) -4 (-8) -3 (-5) -5 (-9) -10 (-18) -13 (-23) -16 (-29) -19 (-35) -12 (-21)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -70 (-3) -60 (-2) -15 (-1) +15 (+1) +60 (+2) +76 (+3) +65 (+3) +47 (+2) +17 (+1) -39 (-2) -74 (-3) -83 (-3) -61 (-2)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) -3 ( -10) -1 ( -4) -1 ( -3) +3 (+10) +8 (+26) +11 (+37) +9 (+29) +8 (+26) +4 (+13) -1 ( -3) -3 ( -10) -4 ( -13)   +30 (+8)
sunshine iconAverage Sunlight Hours/ Day -1h 00' -1h 14' -0h 05' -1h 38' -1h 52' -2h 20' -1h 42' -2h 00' -0h 24' -0h 05' -0h 42' -0h 56'   -1h 10'
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -0h 39' -0h 24' -0h 04' +0h 16' +0h 34' +0h 44' +0h 40' +0h 24' +0h 03' -0h 17' -0h 35' -0h 45'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -7 -6.9 -7 -6.9 -7 -7 -7 -7.1 -7.2 -7.1 -7.1 -7.1   -7.1
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) -16 -16 -12 -19 -16 -14 -19 -22 -26 -29 -24 -19   -19.3
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) -18.8 (-34) -17.6 (-32) -14 (-25) -11.8 (-21) -8.3 (-15) -5.7 (-10) -6.4 (-12) -9 (-16) -13.7 (-25) -15.9 (-29) -17.5 (-32) -19 (-34) -13.1 (-24)

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