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Malin Head vs Rock Rapids, Ia Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Malin Head, Ireland and Rock Rapids, Ia, Usa is approximately 6,137 km or 3,814 mi.
  • To reach Malin Head in this distance one would set out from Rock Rapids, Ia bearing 43.8° or NE and follow the great circles arc to approach Malin Head bearing 117.1° or ESE .
  • Malin Head has a marine west coast climate (Cfb) whereas Rock Rapids, Ia has a hot summer continental climate with no dry season (Dfa).
  • Both are in or near the cool temperate moist forest biome.
  • The annual mean temperature is 1.9 °C (3.4°F) warmer.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 25.3 °C (45.5°F) less in Malin Head. The continentality subtype is barely hyperoceanic as opposed to truly continental.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 389.4 mm (15.3 in) more which is equivalent to 389.4 l/m² (9.56 US gal/ft²) or 3,894,000 l/ha (416,294 US gal/ac) more. About 1 4/7 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 12.3° lower in Malin Head than in Rock Rapids, Ia.

Climate Comparison Table

The table shows values for Malin Head relative to Rock Rapids, Ia. You can also view this comparison the other way around from the perspective of Rock Rapids, Ia vs Malin Head.

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) +12 (+21) +9 (+15) +3 (+5) -5 (-9) -10 (-17) -13 (-23) -14 (-25) -12 (-22) -8 (-14) +-4 (-7) +3 (+6) +10 (+19) +-2 (-4)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) +16 (+29) +13 (+23) +6 (+12) -1 (-1) -5 (-10) -9 (-15) -10 (-17) -8 (-14) -3 (-6) +2 (+3) +7 (+13) +14 (+26) +2 (+3)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) +20 (+36) +16 (+29) +10 (+18) +4 (+6) -1 (-2) -4 (-8) -5 (-9) -3 (-6) +1 (+2) +7 (+12) +10 (+19) +18 (+32) +6 (+11)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +101 (+4) +60 (+2) +41 (+2) -5 (0) -16 (-1) -39 (-2) -12 (0) -4 (0) +26 (+1) +71 (+3) +83 (+3) +82 (+3) +389 (+15)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -1h 41' -0h 59' -0h 10' +0h 40' +1h 28' +1h 57' +1h 43' +0h 59' +0h 09' -0h 41' -1h 29' -1h 57'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -12.4 -12.4 -12.4 -12.4 -12.4 -12.3 -12.3 -12.3 -12.2 -12.2 -12.2 -12.3   -12.3

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