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Mogadishu vs Rock Rapids, Ia Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Mogadishu, Somalia and Rock Rapids, Ia, Usa is approximately 13,692 km or 8,508 mi.
  • To reach Mogadishu in this distance one would set out from Rock Rapids, Ia bearing 48.2° or NE and follow the great circles arc to approach Mogadishu bearing 146.9° or SSE .
  • Mogadishu has a subtropical hot desert climate (BWh) whereas Rock Rapids, Ia has a hot summer continental climate with no dry season (Dfa).
  • Mogadishu is in or near the tropical thorn woodland biome whereas Rock Rapids, Ia is in or near the cool temperate moist forest biome.
  • The mean temperature is 19.5 °C (35.2°F) warmer.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 30.9 °C (55.6°F) less in Mogadishu. The continentality subtype is truly hyperoceanic as opposed to truly continental.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 272.6 mm (10.7 in) less which is equivalent to 272.6 l/m² (6.69 US gal/ft²) or 2,726,000 l/ha (291,427 US gal/ac) less. About 3/5 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 27.7° higher in Mogadishu than in Rock Rapids, Ia.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) +34 (+62) +31 (+56) +25 (+45) +17 (+30) +9 (+16) +3 (+5) +-1 (-2) +0 (+1) +6 (+10) +13 (+24) +24 (+44) +33 (+59) +16 (+29)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) +37 (+67) +34 (+61) +28 (+51) +21 (+37) +13 (+23) +6 (+11) +3 (+5) +4 (+8) +10 (+18) +18 (+32) +27 (+48) +35 (+62) +20 (+35)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) +40 (+72) +36 (+66) +31 (+56) +25 (+44) +17 (+31) +10 (+18) +7 (+12) +8 (+15) +14 (+25) +22 (+40) +29 (+53) +36 (+66) +23 (+41)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -12 (0) -17 (-1) -36 (-1) -4 (0) -19 (-1) -22 (-1) -26 (-1) -56 (-2) -53 (-2) -21 (-1) +4 (+0) -12 (0) -273 (-11)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day +2h 40' +1h 39' +0h 18' -1h 08' -2h 22' -3h 00' -2h 43' -1h 39' -0h 15' +1h 10' +2h 23' +3h 00'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) +40.7 +40.5 +40.1 +21.1 +4.5 -1.8 +4.2 +20.9 +40.3 +40.7 +40.9 +40.9   +27.7

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