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Des Moines, Iowa vs Aberdeen, Scotland Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Des Moines, Iowa, Usa and Aberdeen, Scotland, Uk is approximately 6,320 km or 3,928 mi.
  • To reach Des Moines, Iowa in this distance one would set out from Aberdeen, Scotland bearing 296.6° or WNW and follow the great circles arc to approach Des Moines, Iowa bearing 220.3° or SW .
  • Des Moines, Iowa has a hot summer continental climate with no dry season (Dfa) whereas Aberdeen, Scotland has a marine west coast climate (Cfb).
  • Both are in or near the cool temperate moist forest biome.
  • The average annual temperature is 2.1 °C (3.8°F) warmer.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 20.7 °C (37.3°F) more in Des Moines, Iowa. The continentality subtype is truly continental as opposed to truly oceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 57.3 mm (2.3 in) more which is equivalent to 57.3 l/m (1.41 US gal/ft) or 573,000 l/ha (61,258 US gal/ac) more. About 1 as much.
  • There are 1354 more hours of sunlight per year in Des Moines, Iowa. In whichever way circa 3h 42' more per day or about 2 as many.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 15.6° higher in Des Moines, Iowa than in Aberdeen, Scotland.
  • Relative humidity levels are 25% lower.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 3°C (5.4°F) lower.

Climate Comparison Table

The table shows values for Des Moines, Iowa relative to Aberdeen, Scotland. You can also view this comparison the other way around from the perspective of Aberdeen, Scotland vs Des Moines, Iowa.

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) -8 (-14) -5 (-9) 0 (+1) +6 (+11) +10 (+18) +12 (+21) +13 (+23) +11 (+20) +9 (+16) +5 (+10) 1 (+1) -6 (-11) +4 (+7)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -10 (-17) -7 (-13) -2 (-3) +4 (+8) +8 (+14) +10 (+18) +11 (+20) +10 (+17) +7 (+12) +3 (+5) -1 (-2) -8 (-14) +2 (+4)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) -12 (-21) -9 (-16) -4 (-6) +2 (+4) +6 (+10) +8 (+15) +9 (+17) +8 (+14) +5 (+8) +0 (+1) -3 (-6) -9 (-17) +0 (+0)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -58 (-2) -23 (-1) +1 (+0) +32 (+1) +34 (+1) +60 (+2) +36 (+1) +32 (+1) +22 (+1) -11 (0) -30 (-1) -40 (-2) +57 (+2)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) -11 ( -35) -9 ( -32) -5 ( -16) -5 ( -17) -3 ( -10) -3 ( -10) -10 ( -32) -6 ( -19) -8 ( -27) -11 ( -35) -13 ( -43) -11 ( -35)   -95 ( -26)
sunshine iconAverage Sunlight Hours/ Day +2h 44' +2h 58' +2h 50' +2h 56' +2h 46' +4h 10' +5h 23' +4h 50' +4h 38' +4h 27' +3h 46' +2h 56'   +3h 42'
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day +2h 12' +1h 16' +0h 13' -0h 51' -1h 54' -2h 33' -2h 15' -1h 17' -0h 11' +0h 53' +1h 56' +2h 33'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day () +15.6 +15.7 +15.8 +15.7 +15.7 +15.6 +15.6 +15.5 +15.6 +15.5 +15.5 +15.6   +15.6
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) -16 -15 -22 -28 -28 -24 -30 -27 -31 -34 -26 -19   -25
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature C & (F) -11.6 (-21) -8.9 (-16) -5.2 (-9) -2 (-4) +1.3 (+2) +4.3 (+8) +3.6 (+6) +3.4 (+6) -0.4 (-1) -4.4 (-8) -5.6 (-10) -10.2 (-18) -3 (-5)

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