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Cayenne vs Rapid City, South Dakota Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Cayenne, French Guiana and Rapid City, South Dakota, Usa is approximately 6,595 km or 4,098 mi.
  • To reach Cayenne in this distance one would set out from Rapid City, South Dakota bearing 116° or ESE and follow the great circles arc to approach Cayenne bearing 139.6° or SE .
  • Cayenne has a tropical monsoonal climate (Am) whereas Rapid City, South Dakota has a hot summer continental climate with no dry season (Dfa).
  • Cayenne is in or near the subtropical wet forest biome whereas Rapid City, South Dakota is in or near the cool temperate steppe biome.
  • The annual average temperature is 18.8 °C (33.8°F) warmer.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 26.2 °C (47.2°F) less in Cayenne. The continentality subtype is extremely hyperoceanic as opposed to subcontinental.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 3283.1 mm (129.3 in) more which is equivalent to 3283.1 l/m² (80.58 US gal/ft²) or 32,831,000 l/ha (3,509,852 US gal/ac) more. About 8 1/8 as much.
  • There are 508 fewer hours of sunlight per year in Cayenne. In whichever way circa 1h 23' less per day or about 4/5 as many.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 28.6° higher in Cayenne than in Rapid City, South Dakota.
  • Relative humidity levels are 26.7% higher.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 24°C (43.2°F) higher.

Climate Comparison Table

The table shows values for Cayenne 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 Cayenne.

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) +27 (+49) +25 (+45) +21 (+38) +16 (+29) +9 (+17) +6 (+10) +1 (+2) +3 (+5) +9 (+16) +15 (+27) +23 (+41) +27 (+49) +15 (+27)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) +31 (+56) +29 (+53) +25 (+45) +20 (+36) +13 (+23) +9 (+15) +4 (+8) +6 (+12) +13 (+23) +18 (+33) +26 (+46) +30 (+55) +19 (+34)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) +35 (+63) +33 (+60) +29 (+52) +24 (+44) +17 (+30) +12 (+21) +8 (+14) +10 (+18) +16 (+29) +22 (+39) +28 (+51) +34 (+61) +22 (+40)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +423 (+17) +411 (+16) +408 (+16) +427 (+17) +509 (+20) +373 (+15) +209 (+8) +93 (+4) +1 (+0) +14 (+1) +110 (+4) +306 (+12) +3283 (+129)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) +17 (+55) +14 (+50) +12 (+39) +10 (+33) +13 (+42) +14 (+47) +12 (+39) +6 (+19) 0 ( 0) 0 ( 0) +6 (+20) +16 (+52)   +120 (+33)
sunshine iconAverage Sunlight Hours/ Day -0h 01' -1h 39' -2h 27' -3h 16' -3h 58' -4h 00' -3h 50' -2h 07' -0h 12' +1h 01' +2h 26' +1h 23'   -1h 23'
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day +2h 38' +1h 37' +0h 17' -1h 07' -2h 20' -2h 58' -2h 41' -1h 38' -0h 15' +1h 09' +2h 22' +2h 58'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) +39.1 +38.9 +38.9 +24.9 +8.4 +2 +8.1 +24.9 +39 +38.9 +39 +39.2   +28.6
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) +19 +17 +21 +32 +35 +28 +34 +33 +30 +27 +23 +21   +26.7
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) +33.1 (+60) +30.8 (+55) +27.8 (+50) +26.1 (+47) +20.6 (+37) +14.9 (+27) +13.5 (+24) +15.6 (+28) +20.1 (+36) +23.9 (+43) +28.8 (+52) +32.8 (+59) +24 (+43)

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