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Paris vs Rapid City, South Dakota Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Paris, France and Rapid City, South Dakota, Usa is approximately 7,409 km or 4,604 mi.
  • To reach Paris in this distance one would set out from Rapid City, South Dakota bearing 43.7° or NE and follow the great circles arc to approach Paris bearing 131.1° or SE .
  • Paris has a marine west coast climate (Cfb) whereas Rapid City, South Dakota has a hot summer continental climate with no dry season (Dfa).
  • Paris is in or near the cool temperate moist forest biome whereas Rapid City, South Dakota is in or near the cool temperate steppe biome.
  • The average temperature is 3.6 °C (6.5°F) warmer.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 11.2 °C (20.2°F) less in Paris. The continentality subtype is truly oceanic as opposed to subcontinental.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 158.1 mm (6.2 in) more which is equivalent to 158.1 l/m² (3.88 US gal/ft²) or 1,581,000 l/ha (169,019 US gal/ac) more. About 1 1/3 as much.
  • There are 892 fewer hours of sunlight per year in Paris. In whichever way circa 2h 26' less per day or about 2/3 as many.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 4.7° lower in Paris than in Rapid City, South Dakota.
  • Relative humidity levels are 28.3% higher.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 9.5°C (17.1°F) higher.

Climate Comparison Table

The table shows values for Paris 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 Paris.

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) +4 (+8) +3 (+6) +4 (+7) +2 (+3) +0 (+1) -2 (-4) -5 (-9) -5 (-9) +-2 (-3) +-1 (-2) +2 (+3) +4 (+8) +0 (+1)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) +9 (+15) +7 (+13) +7 (+13) +4 (+7) +2 (+4) 0 (-1) -3 (-5) -2 (-4) +2 (+3) +3 (+5) +6 (+11) +8 (+15) +4 (+6)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) +13 (+24) +11 (+20) +10 (+18) +6 (+11) +4 (+7) +2 (+3) 0 (0) +1 (+1) +5 (+9) +7 (+12) +10 (+19) +13 (+23) +7 (+12)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +48 (+2) +34 (+1) +11 (+0) -11 (0) -24 (-1) -30 (-1) -6 (0) +13 (+1) +24 (+1) +22 (+1) +39 (+2) +39 (+2) +158 (+6)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) +11 (+35) +8 (+28) +3 (+10) +4 (+13) 0 ( 0) 0 ( 0) +3 (+10) +5 (+16) +7 (+23) +8 (+26) +10 (+33) +11 (+35)   +70 (+19)
sunshine iconAverage Sunlight Hours/ Day -2h 44' -2h 45' -1h 44' -1h 06' -0h 56' -1h 34' -2h 46' -2h 34' -2h 56' -3h 29' -3h 22' -3h 19'   -2h 26'
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -0h 33' -0h 19' -0h 03' +0h 13' +0h 29' +0h 38' +0h 34' +0h 19' +0h 03' -0h 14' -0h 29' -0h 38'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -4.8 -4.9 -4.8 -4.9 -4.8 -4.8 -4.7 -4.7 -4.6 -4.6 -4.7 -4.7   -4.7
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) +28 +23 +16 +20 +21 +18 +29 +34 +39 +42 +38 +31   +28.3
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) +12.7 (+23) +10.4 (+19) +9.3 (+17) +8.1 (+15) +7.1 (+13) +4.1 (+7) +5.7 (+10) +7.6 (+14) +11.5 (+21) +12 (+22) +12.6 (+23) +13 (+23) +9.5 (+17)

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