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Portage, Wi vs Rapid City, South Dakota Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Portage, Wi, Usa and Rapid City, South Dakota, Usa is approximately 1,136 km or 706 mi.
  • To reach Portage, Wi in this distance one would set out from Rapid City, South Dakota bearing 85.5° or E and follow the great circles arc to approach Portage, Wi bearing 95.4° or E .
  • Portage, Wi has a warm summer continental/ hemiboreal climate with no dry season (Dfb) whereas Rapid City, South Dakota has a hot summer continental climate with no dry season (Dfa).
  • Portage, Wi 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 annual temperature is 0.9 °C (1.6°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 3.5 °C (6.3°F) more in Portage, Wi. The continentality subtype is truly continental as opposed to subcontinental.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 354.5 mm (14 in) more which is equivalent to 354.5 l/m² (8.7 US gal/ft²) or 3,545,000 l/ha (378,984 US gal/ac) more. About 1 3/4 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 0.1° higher in Portage, Wi than in Rapid City, South Dakota.

Climate Comparison Table

The table shows values for Portage, Wi 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 Portage, Wi.

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) -6 (-11) -5 (-9) -3 (-5) +0 (0) +1 (+2) +1 (+1) -2 (-3) -2 (-4) +-1 (-2) +-1 (-2) +-2 (-3) -4 (-8) -2 (-4)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -5 (-8) -4 (-7) -1 (-2) +1 (+1) +1 (+1) +1 (+1) -1 (-2) -1 (-2) +0 (+0) +0 (+0) +0 (+0) -2 (-4) -1 (-2)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) -3 (-5) -3 (-5) +1 (+1) +2 (+3) +1 (+1) +1 (+1) -1 (-1) 0 (0) +2 (+3) +2 (+3) +2 (+3) 0 (-1) +0 (+0)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +18 (+1) +15 (+1) +31 (+1) +23 (+1) +0 (+0) +13 (+1) +27 (+1) +50 (+2) +72 (+3) +33 (+1) +43 (+2) +28 (+1) +355 (+14)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day +0h 00' +0h 00' +0h 00' -0h 00' -0h 00' -0h 00' -0h 00' -0h 00' -0h 00' +0h 00' +0h 00' +0h 00'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) +0.1 +0 +0.1 +0 +0.1 +0 +0 +0.1 +0.1 +0.1 +0 +0.1   +0.1

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