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Santiago vs Rapid City, South Dakota Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Santiago, Chile and Rapid City, South Dakota, Usa is approximately 9,234 km or 5,738 mi.
  • To reach Santiago in this distance one would set out from Rapid City, South Dakota bearing 153.1° or SSE and follow the great circles arc to approach Santiago bearing 157.1° or SSE .
  • Santiago has a mid-latitude cool steppe climate (BSk) whereas Rapid City, South Dakota has a hot summer continental climate with no dry season (Dfa).
  • Both are in or near the cool temperate steppe biome.
  • The mean annual temperature is 5.6 °C (10.1°F) warmer.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 14.8 °C (26.6°F) less in Santiago. The continentality subtype is truly oceanic as opposed to subcontinental.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 199.3 mm (7.8 in) less which is equivalent to 199.3 l/m (4.89 US gal/ft) or 1,993,000 l/ha (213,065 US gal/ac) less. About 4/7 as much.
  • There are 270 fewer hours of sunlight per year in Santiago. In whichever way circa 0h 42' less per day or about 1 as many.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 9.9° higher in Santiago than in Rapid City, South Dakota.
  • Relative humidity levels are 22% higher.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 10.1°C (18.2°F) higher.

Climate Comparison Table

The table shows values for Santiago 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 Santiago.

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) +28 (+51) +25 (+45) +19 (+34) +9 (+16) -3 (-5) -11 (-20) -15 (-27) -13 (-23) -4 (-7) +5 (+9) +17 (+30) +25 (+45) +7 (+12)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) +25 (+46) +22 (+40) +16 (+28) +6 (+11) -3 (-5) -11 (-19) -15 (-28) -13 (-23) -4 (-8) +4 (+8) +15 (+27) +23 (+42) +6 (+10)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) +24 (+43) +22 (+40) +16 (+29) +8 (+15) 0 (0) -8 (-14) -12 (-22) -9 (-17) -1 (-2) +7 (+12) +15 (+28) +22 (+39) +7 (+13)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -8 (0) -11 (0) -21 (-1) -46 (-2) -40 (-2) -28 (-1) +15 (+1) -14 (-1) -16 (-1) -18 (-1) -4 (0) -10 (0) -199 (-8)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) -5 ( -16) -5 ( -18) -8 ( -26) -5 ( -17) -4 ( -13) -2 ( -7) +1 (+3) +1 (+3) +2 (+7) +1 (+3) -2 ( -7) -4 ( -13)   -30 ( -8)
sunshine iconAverage Sunlight Hours/ Day +5h 44' +4h 14' +1h 40' -1h 26' -4h 36' -6h 38' -7h 00' -5h 11' -3h 38' -0h 50' +3h 32' +5h 32'   -0h 42'
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day +4h 50' +3h 00' +0h 32' -2h 04' -4h 17' -5h 25' -4h 55' -3h 00' -0h 28' +2h 08' +4h 20' +5h 25'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day () +50 +31.2 +9.8 -13.5 -29.9 -36.3 -30.2 -13.4 +9.5 +32.1 +50.2 +57.4   +9.9
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) -4 +1 +8 +24 +32 +33 +43 +44 +40 +30 +12 +0   +21.9
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature C & (F) +22.2 (+40) +20.6 (+37) +16 (+29) +11 (+20) +4.4 (+8) -2.9 (-5) -3.9 (-7) -0.5 (-1) +5.9 (+11) +11.3 (+20) +16.3 (+29) +20.9 (+38) +10.1 (+18)

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