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Zambezi vs Rapid City, South Dakota Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Zambezi, Zambia and Rapid City, South Dakota, Usa is approximately 13,924 km or 8,653 mi.
  • To reach Zambezi in this distance one would set out from Rapid City, South Dakota bearing 73.4° or ENE and follow the great circles arc to approach Zambezi bearing 134.9° or SE .
  • Zambezi has a humid subtropical climate with dry winters (Cwa) whereas Rapid City, South Dakota has a hot summer continental climate with no dry season (Dfa).
  • Zambezi is in or near the subtropical dry forest biome whereas Rapid City, South Dakota is in or near the cool temperate steppe biome.
  • The mean temperature is 13.4 °C (24.1°F) warmer.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 19.8 °C (35.6°F) less in Zambezi. The continentality subtype is barely hyperoceanic as opposed to subcontinental.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 596.5 mm (23.5 in) more which is equivalent to 596.5 l/m (14.64 US gal/ft) or 5,965,000 l/ha (637,698 US gal/ac) more. About 2 2/7 as much.
  • There are 39 more hours of sunlight per year in Zambezi. In whichever way circa 0h 06' more per day or about 1 as many.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 25.7° higher in Zambezi than in Rapid City, South Dakota.
  • Relative humidity levels are 13.4% higher.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 15.6°C (28°F) higher.

Climate Comparison Table

The table shows values for Zambezi 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 Zambezi.

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) +27 (+48) +25 (+45) +21 (+38) +15 (+28) +9 (+16) 2 (+3) -3 (-5) 1 (+2) +11 (+19) +16 (+29) +22 (+40) +26 (+47) +14 (+26)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) +27 (+49) +26 (+46) +22 (+39) +15 (+27) +6 (+11) -2 (-3) -6 (-10) -1 (-2) +9 (+16) +15 (+28) +22 (+39) +27 (+48) +13 (+24)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) +29 (+53) +28 (+50) +23 (+42) +15 (+27) +5 (+8) -4 (-8) -8 (-15) -3 (-6) +7 (+13) +15 (+28) +23 (+41) +28 (+51) +13 (+24)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +226 (+9) +183 (+7) +148 (+6) -13 (0) -79 (-3) -83 (-3) -66 (-3) -51 (-2) -23 (-1) +23 (+1) +131 (+5) +199 (+8) +597 (+23)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) +12 (+39) +10 (+35) +5 (+16) -4 ( -13) -11.5 ( -37) -11.5 ( -38) -8.5 ( -27) -7.5 ( -24) -5 ( -17) +2 (+6) +8 (+27) +14 (+45)   +3 (+1)
sunshine iconAverage Sunlight Hours/ Day +0h 52' -0h 48' -0h 46' +0h 42' +1h 19' -0h 22' -1h 01' -0h 15' +0h 12' +0h 50' +0h 08' +0h 23'   +0h 06'
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day +3h 35' +2h 13' +0h 24' -1h 32' -3h 11' -4h 01' -3h 39' -2h 13' -0h 21' +1h 35' +3h 13' +4h 01'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day () +57 +50 +29.8 +6.6 -9.9 -16.4 -10.3 +6.5 +29.3 +50.3 +56.9 +57.6   +25.7
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) +17.1 +17.9 +18.4 +19.9 +14.2 +7.1 +10.9 +7.7 +1.5 +14.6 +14.1 +17.5   +13.4
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature C & (F) +29.1 (+52) +27.7 (+50) +23.9 (+43) +18.4 (+33) +9.4 (+17) +0.3 (+1) -1.8 (-3) +1.7 (+3) +8.7 (+16) +18 (+32) +23.1 (+42) +28.3 (+51) +15.6 (+28)

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