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Lubbock, Texas vs Rapid City, South Dakota Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Lubbock, Texas, Usa and Rapid City, South Dakota, Usa is approximately 1,166 km or 725 mi.
  • To reach Lubbock, Texas in this distance one would set out from Rapid City, South Dakota bearing 173.5° or S and follow the great circles arc to approach Lubbock, Texas bearing 174.4° or S .
  • Lubbock, Texas has a mid-latitude cool steppe climate (BSk) whereas Rapid City, South Dakota has a hot summer continental climate with no dry season (Dfa).
  • Lubbock, Texas is in or near the warm temperate dry forest biome whereas Rapid City, South Dakota is in or near the cool temperate steppe biome.
  • The mean temperature is 7.6 °C (13.7°F) warmer.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 4.8 °C (8.6°F) less in Lubbock, Texas. The continentality subtype is subcontinental for both.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 12.7 mm (0.5 in) more which is equivalent to 12.7 l/m² (0.31 US gal/ft²) or 127,000 l/ha (13,577 US gal/ac) more. About 1 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 10.4° higher in Lubbock, Texas than in Rapid City, South Dakota.
  • Relative humidity levels are 5.3% lower.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 5.5°C (9.9°F) higher.

Climate Comparison Table

The table shows values for Lubbock, Texas 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 Lubbock, Texas.

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) +10 (+18) +10 (+19) +11 (+20) +10 (+18) +9 (+16) +7 (+12) +3 (+6) +3 (+5) +5 (+10) +7 (+12) +9 (+16) +10 (+17) +8 (+14)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) +9 (+16) +9 (+17) +10 (+18) +9 (+17) +8 (+14) +7 (+12) +4 (+7) +4 (+8) +7 (+12) +7 (+13) +9 (+15) +9 (+16) +8 (+14)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) +8 (+14) +8 (+15) +9 (+15) +8 (+15) +7 (+13) +6 (+12) +5 (+9) +6 (+10) +8 (+15) +8 (+14) +8 (+14) +8 (+14) +7 (+13)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +2 (+0) +5 (+0) -2 (0) -28 (-1) -21 (-1) -14 (-1) -5 (0) +13 (+1) +35 (+1) +19 (+1) +7 (+0) +3 (+0) +13 (+1)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) -2 ( -6) -2 ( -7) -6 ( -19) -5 ( -17) -4 ( -13) -5 ( -17) -3 ( -10) -3 ( -10) -1 ( -3) 0 ( 0) -2 ( -7) -2 ( -6)   -35 ( -10)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day +0h 55' +0h 33' +0h 06' -0h 23' -0h 49' -1h 03' -0h 56' -0h 33' -0h 05' +0h 24' +0h 49' +1h 03'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) +10.4 +10.4 +10.4 +10.4 +10.4 +10.4 +10.3 +10.4 +10.4 +10.3 +10.4 +10.4   +10.4
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) -12 -13 -20 -10 -4 -9 +6 +8 +8 +6 -10 -14   -5.3
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) +5.5 (+10) +5.4 (+10) +3.1 (+6) +4.8 (+9) +5.8 (+10) +3.2 (+6) +5.8 (+10) +6.8 (+12) +8.7 (+16) +7.9 (+14) +4.4 (+8) +4.5 (+8) +5.5 (+10)

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