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Tuktoyaktuk, NT vs Rapid City, South Dakota Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Tuktoyaktuk, NT, Canada and Rapid City, South Dakota, Usa is approximately 3,276 km or 2,036 mi.
  • To reach Tuktoyaktuk, NT in this distance one would set out from Rapid City, South Dakota bearing 69.9° or ENE and follow the great circles arc to approach Tuktoyaktuk, NT bearing 100.7° or E .
  • Tuktoyaktuk, NT has a boreal subarctic climate with no dry season (Dfc) whereas Rapid City, South Dakota has a hot summer continental climate with no dry season (Dfa).
  • Tuktoyaktuk, NT is in or near the cool temperate wet forest biome whereas Rapid City, South Dakota is in or near the cool temperate steppe biome.
  • The annual mean temperature is 18.5 °C (33.3°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 10.8 °C (19.4°F) more in Tuktoyaktuk, NT. The continentality subtype is truly continental as opposed to subcontinental.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 318.8 mm (12.6 in) less which is equivalent to 318.8 l/m² (7.82 US gal/ft²) or 3,188,000 l/ha (340,818 US gal/ac) less. About 1/3 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 2.5° lower in Tuktoyaktuk, NT than in Rapid City, South Dakota.

Climate Comparison Table

The table shows values for Tuktoyaktuk, NT 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 Tuktoyaktuk, NT.

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) -26 (-46) -28 (-50) -30 (-54) -27 (-48) -21 (-37) -15 (-27) -15 (-26) -16 (-30) -18 (-32) -22 (-40) -25 (-45) -24 (-43) -22 (-40)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -22 (-40) -24 (-44) -27 (-48) -24 (-43) -18 (-32) -13 (-23) -12 (-21) -12 (-22) -12 (-22) -17 (-30) -22 (-39) -21 (-37) -19 (-33)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) -19 (-34) -22 (-39) -24 (-42) -21 (-38) -15 (-26) -11 (-19) -9 (-16) -8 (-14) -7 (-12) -12 (-21) -18 (-33) -18 (-32) -15 (-27)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -3 (0) -7 (0) -20 (-1) -46 (-2) -75 (-3) -72 (-3) -45 (-2) -22 (-1) -15 (-1) -10 (0) -3 (0) -2 (0) -319 (-13)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -0h 17' -0h 10' -0h 01' +0h 07' +0h 15' +0h 19' +0h 17' +0h 10' +0h 01' -0h 07' -0h 15' -0h 19'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -2.6 -2.6 -2.6 -2.6 -2.6 -2.6 -2.6 -2.6 -2.5 -2.5 -2.6 -2.5   -2.5

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