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Valencia vs Rapid City, South Dakota Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Valencia, Spain and Rapid City, South Dakota, Usa is approximately 7,933 km or 4,929 mi.
  • To reach Valencia in this distance one would set out from Rapid City, South Dakota bearing 52.6° or NE and follow the great circles arc to approach Valencia bearing 132.3° or SE .
  • Valencia has a Mediterranean hot climate (Csa) whereas Rapid City, South Dakota has a hot summer continental climate with no dry season (Dfa).
  • Valencia is in or near the subtropical thorn woodland biome whereas Rapid City, South Dakota is in or near the cool temperate steppe biome.
  • The average annual temperature is 8.9 °C (16°F) warmer.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 13 °C (23.4°F) less in Valencia. The continentality subtype is truly oceanic as opposed to subcontinental.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 18.8 mm (0.7 in) more which is equivalent to 18.8 l/m² (0.46 US gal/ft²) or 188,000 l/ha (20,098 US gal/ac) more. About 1 as much.
  • There are 194 fewer hours of sunlight per year in Valencia. In whichever way circa 0h 31' less per day or about 1 as many.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 4.6° higher in Valencia than in Rapid City, South Dakota.
  • Relative humidity levels are 9% higher.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 10.5°C (19°F) higher.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) +13 (+24) +12 (+22) +10 (+18) +6 (+11) +3 (+6) +1 (+1) +-1 (-2) +0 (0) +4 (+7) +6 (+11) +11 (+19) +13 (+24) +7 (+12)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) +15 (+28) +14 (+26) +12 (+21) +8 (+14) +5 (+9) +3 (+6) +2 (+4) +4 (+7) +8 (+14) +9 (+16) +12 (+22) +14 (+26) +9 (+16)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) +18 (+33) +16 (+29) +14 (+25) +10 (+18) +7 (+12) +6 (+10) +5 (+9) +7 (+12) +11 (+20) +12 (+21) +15 (+28) +18 (+32) +12 (+21)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +28 (+1) +21 (+1) +13 (+1) -11 (0) -46 (-2) -61 (-2) -50 (-2) -31 (-1) +17 (+1) +59 (+2) +50 (+2) +30 (+1) +19 (+1)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) -1 ( -3) -1 ( -4) -3 ( -10) -2 ( -7) -5 ( -16) -7 ( -23) -7 ( -23) -5 ( -16) 0 ( 0) +2 (+6) +1 (+3) 0 ( 0)   -28 ( -8)
sunshine iconAverage Sunlight Hours/ Day +0h 19' +0h 02' -0h 56' -0h 20' -0h 03' -0h 40' -0h 32' -0h 30' -1h 26' -1h 36' -0h 24' -0h 11'   -0h 31'
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day +0h 26' +0h 16' +0h 02' -0h 11' -0h 23' -0h 30' -0h 27' -0h 16' -0h 02' +0h 11' +0h 23' +0h 30'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day () +4.5 +4.5 +4.5 +4.4 +4.5 +4.5 +4.6 +4.7 +4.7 +4.6 +4.6 +4.6   +4.6
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) -3 -6 -4 +6 +11 +8 +21 +25 +24 +18 +7 +0   +8.9
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature C & (F) +13.1 (+24) +11.4 (+21) +9.5 (+17) +8.4 (+15) +7.5 (+14) +5.2 (+9) +8.2 (+15) +11.2 (+20) +14 (+25) +12.9 (+23) +12.2 (+22) +12.8 (+23) +10.5 (+19)

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