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Timbuktu vs Rapid City, South Dakota Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Timbuktu, Mali and Rapid City, South Dakota, Usa is approximately 9,506 km or 5,907 mi.
  • To reach Timbuktu in this distance one would set out from Rapid City, South Dakota bearing 71° or ENE and follow the great circles arc to approach Timbuktu bearing 134.8° or SE .
  • Timbuktu has a subtropical hot desert climate (BWh) whereas Rapid City, South Dakota has a hot summer continental climate with no dry season (Dfa).
  • Timbuktu is in or near the tropical thorn woodland biome whereas Rapid City, South Dakota is in or near the cool temperate steppe biome.
  • The average annual temperature is 21.1 °C (38°F) warmer.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 15.2 °C (27.4°F) less in Timbuktu. The continentality subtype is truly oceanic as opposed to subcontinental.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 252.4 mm (9.9 in) less which is equivalent to 252.4 l/m² (6.19 US gal/ft²) or 2,524,000 l/ha (269,832 US gal/ac) less. About 4/9 as much.
  • There are 707 more hours of sunlight per year in Timbuktu. In whichever way circa 1h 56' more per day or about 1 1/4 as many.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 25° higher in Timbuktu than in Rapid City, South Dakota.
  • Relative humidity levels are 22.1% lower.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 9.2°C (16.6°F) higher.

Climate Comparison Table

The table shows values for Timbuktu 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 Timbuktu.

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) +29 (+53) +31 (+56) +30 (+54) +27 (+48) +23 (+42) +17 (+30) +8 (+15) +6 (+11) +15 (+27) +23 (+41) +29 (+52) +28 (+51) +22 (+40)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) +27 (+49) +29 (+52) +27 (+49) +25 (+44) +22 (+39) +16 (+29) +9 (+16) +8 (+15) +16 (+29) +22 (+40) +26 (+47) +26 (+48) +21 (+38)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) +25 (+45) +26 (+47) +24 (+43) +22 (+40) +20 (+36) +16 (+28) +10 (+18) +11 (+19) +17 (+31) +22 (+39) +23 (+42) +25 (+44) +20 (+36)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -8 (0) -12 (0) -24 (-1) -52 (-2) -77 (-3) -64 (-3) -12 (0) +42 (+2) 0 (0) -25 (-1) -12 (0) -10 (0) -252 (-10)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) -5.5 ( -18) -5.5 ( -19) -8.5 ( -27) -8.5 ( -28) -11 ( -35) -8 ( -27) -1 ( -3) +2 (+6) -1 ( -3) -4 ( -13) -4.5 ( -15) -4.5 ( -15)   -60 ( -16)
sunshine iconAverage Sunlight Hours/ Day +4h 27' +3h 51' +2h 46' +2h 08' +1h 25' -0h 14' -0h 58' -0h 36' +0h 22' +1h 54' +4h 10' +4h 05'   +1h 56'
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day +2h 00' +1h 14' +0h 13' -0h 51' -1h 46' -2h 15' -2h 02' -1h 14' -0h 11' +0h 52' +1h 48' +2h 15'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (░) +27.2 +27.1 +27.2 +27.2 +20.2 +13.9 +19.7 +27.3 +27.4 +27.2 +27.2 +27.3   +25
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) -38 -42 -42 -34 -28 -20 +3 +18 +4 -19 -32 -36   -22.2
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature ░C & (░F) +10.7 (+19) +9.1 (+16) +6.2 (+11) +4.4 (+8) +6 (+11) +6.8 (+12) +9.1 (+16) +13.6 (+24) +15.8 (+28) +10.5 (+19) +8.6 (+15) +10 (+18) +9.2 (+17)

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