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Des Moines, Iowa vs Agassiz, Bc Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Des Moines, Iowa, Usa and Agassiz, Bc, Canada is approximately 2,340 km or 1,454 mi.
  • To reach Des Moines, Iowa in this distance one would set out from Agassiz, Bc bearing 100.8° or E and follow the great circles arc to approach Des Moines, Iowa bearing 121.1° or ESE .
  • Des Moines, Iowa has a hot summer continental climate with no dry season (Dfa) whereas Agassiz, Bc has a marine west coast climate (Cfb).
  • Des Moines, Iowa is in or near the cool temperate moist forest biome whereas Agassiz, Bc is in or near the cool temperate wet forest biome.
  • The annual average temperature is 0.3 °C (0.5°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 15.8 °C (28.4°F) more in Des Moines, Iowa. The continentality subtype is truly continental as opposed to truly oceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 886.3 mm (34.9 in) less which is equivalent to 886.3 l/m² (21.75 US gal/ft²) or 8,863,000 l/ha (947,514 US gal/ac) less. About 1/2 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 7.7° higher in Des Moines, Iowa than in Agassiz, Bc.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) -7 (-13) -7 (-13) -3 (-5) +3 (+5) +5 (+9) +7 (+13) +7 (+12) +5 (+9) +4 (+6) +3 (+5) 0 (+0) -5 (-9) 1 (+2)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -9 (-16) -9 (-16) -4 (-7) +1 (+2) +4 (+7) +6 (+12) +7 (+12) +5 (+9) +3 (+5) +1 (+2) -2 (-4) -7 (-12) 0 (0)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) -11 (-20) -10 (-18) -5 (-9) -1 (-1) +3 (+5) +6 (+10) +7 (+13) +5 (+10) +2 (+4) -1 (-1) -4 (-8) -9 (-16) -2 (-3)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -206 (-8) -147 (-6) -90 (-4) -34 (-1) -4 (0) +31 (+1) +36 (+1) +49 (+2) -10 (0) -108 (-4) -197 (-8) -207 (-8) -886 (-35)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day +0h 52' +0h 31' +0h 05' -0h 21' -0h 45' -0h 59' -0h 53' -0h 31' -0h 04' +0h 22' +0h 46' +0h 59'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) +7.6 +7.7 +7.7 +7.7 +7.6 +7.7 +7.7 +7.7 +7.8 +7.7 +7.7 +7.7   +7.7

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