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Mogadishu vs Rockwell City, Ia Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Mogadishu, Somalia and Rockwell City, Ia, Usa is approximately 13,703 km or 8,515 mi.
  • To reach Mogadishu in this distance one would set out from Rockwell City, Ia bearing 49.7° or NE and follow the great circles arc to approach Mogadishu bearing 145.5° or SE .
  • Mogadishu has a subtropical hot desert climate (BWh) whereas Rockwell City, Ia has a hot summer continental climate with no dry season (Dfa).
  • Mogadishu is in or near the tropical thorn woodland biome whereas Rockwell City, Ia is in or near the cool temperate moist forest biome.
  • The average annual temperature is 18 °C (32.5°F) warmer.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 28.7 °C (51.7°F) less in Mogadishu. The continentality subtype is truly hyperoceanic as opposed to truly continental.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 394.9 mm (15.5 in) less which is equivalent to 394.9 l/m² (9.69 US gal/ft²) or 3,949,000 l/ha (422,174 US gal/ac) less. About 1/2 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 26.7° higher in Mogadishu than in Rockwell City, Ia.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) +33 (+59) +30 (+53) +24 (+43) +16 (+28) +8 (+14) +2 (+3) +-1 (-2) +1 (+1) +5 (+9) +12 (+22) +23 (+42) +32 (+57) +15 (+27)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) +35 (+62) +32 (+57) +26 (+47) +19 (+35) +12 (+21) +5 (+10) +2 (+4) +4 (+7) +8 (+15) +16 (+28) +25 (+45) +33 (+59) +18 (+33)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) +37 (+66) +34 (+60) +29 (+52) +23 (+41) +15 (+28) +9 (+16) +6 (+10) +7 (+13) +12 (+22) +19 (+35) +27 (+48) +34 (+60) +21 (+38)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -16 (-1) -18 (-1) -39 (-2) -13 (-1) -47 (-2) -32 (-1) -53 (-2) -59 (-2) -72 (-3) -33 (-1) +3 (+0) -15 (-1) -395 (-16)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day +2h 34' +1h 35' +0h 17' -1h 05' -2h 16' -2h 53' -2h 37' -1h 35' -0h 15' +1h 08' +2h 18' +2h 53'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (¬°) +39.7 +39.5 +39.1 +20.1 +3.5 -2.8 +3.2 +19.9 +39.3 +39.7 +39.9 +39.9   +26.7

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