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Messina, Sicily vs Sioux Falls, South Dakota Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Messina, Sicily, Italy and Sioux Falls, South Dakota, Usa is approximately 8,656 km or 5,379 mi.
  • To reach Messina, Sicily in this distance one would set out from Sioux Falls, South Dakota bearing 48.1° or NE and follow the great circles arc to approach Messina, Sicily bearing 136.7° or SE .
  • Messina, Sicily has a Mediterranean hot climate (Csa) whereas Sioux Falls, South Dakota has a hot summer continental climate with no dry season (Dfa).
  • Messina, Sicily is in or near the warm temperate dry forest biome whereas Sioux Falls, South Dakota is in or near the cool temperate moist forest biome.
  • The mean annual temperature is 11.1 °C (19.9°F) warmer.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 19.1 °C (34.4°F) less in Messina, Sicily. The continentality subtype is truly oceanic as opposed to truly continental.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 225.2 mm (8.9 in) more which is equivalent to 225.2 l/m² (5.53 US gal/ft²) or 2,252,000 l/ha (240,754 US gal/ac) more. About 1 3/8 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 5.4° higher in Messina, Sicily than in Sioux Falls, South Dakota.
  • Relative humidity levels are 14.1% higher.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 13.6°C (24.4°F) higher.

Climate Comparison Table

The table shows values for Messina, Sicily relative to Sioux Falls, South Dakota. You can also view this comparison the other way around from the perspective of Sioux Falls, South Dakota vs Messina, Sicily.

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) +19 (+34) +16 (+29) +10 (+19) +3 (+6) +1 (+2) +-1 (-1) +-1 (-1) +1 (+3) +4 (+8) +7 (+12) +12 (+22) +18 (+32) +8 (+14)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) +22 (+40) +19 (+34) +13 (+23) +7 (+13) +5 (+8) +3 (+5) +3 (+5) +5 (+9) +8 (+14) +11 (+20) +16 (+28) +21 (+38) +11 (+20)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) +26 (+46) +22 (+40) +16 (+29) +11 (+20) +8 (+15) +7 (+12) +6 (+11) +8 (+15) +12 (+21) +15 (+27) +19 (+35) +24 (+44) +15 (+26)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +100 (+4) +82 (+3) +42 (+2) -4 (0) -45 (-2) -73 (-3) -49 (-2) -48 (-2) -22 (-1) +63 (+2) +79 (+3) +99 (+4) +225 (+9)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) +9 (+29) +3 (+11) +2 (+6) +1 (+3) -6 ( -19) -8 ( -27) -7 ( -23) -7 ( -23) -1 ( -3) +4 (+13) +5 (+17) +9 (+29)   +4 (+1)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day +0h 30' +0h 18' +0h 03' -0h 12' -0h 26' -0h 34' -0h 31' -0h 18' -0h 02' +0h 13' +0h 27' +0h 34'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) +5.3 +5.2 +5.3 +5.3 +5.3 +5.3 +5.4 +5.5 +5.5 +5.4 +5.4 +5.4   +5.4
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) +11 +8 +6 +22 +18 +11 +12 +13 +19 +21 +19 +10   +14.2
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) +22.9 (+41) +19.1 (+34) +13 (+23) +11.8 (+21) +8.9 (+16) +5.7 (+10) +5.9 (+11) +7.9 (+14) +12.5 (+23) +15.3 (+28) +18.3 (+33) +21.6 (+39) +13.6 (+24)

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