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Des Moines, Iowa vs Belfast-Aldergrove Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Des Moines, Iowa, Usa and Belfast-Aldergrove, Uk is approximately 6,218 km or 3,864 mi.
  • To reach Des Moines, Iowa in this distance one would set out from Belfast-Aldergrove bearing 295.5° or WNW and follow the great circles arc to approach Des Moines, Iowa bearing 224.2° or SW .
  • Des Moines, Iowa has a hot summer continental climate with no dry season (Dfa) whereas Belfast-Aldergrove has a marine west coast climate (Cfb).
  • Both are in or near the cool temperate moist forest biome.
  • The average temperature is 1.1 °C (2°F) warmer.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 20.9 °C (37.6°F) more in Des Moines, Iowa. The continentality subtype is truly continental as opposed to barely hyperoceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 18.7 mm (0.7 in) less which is equivalent to 18.7 l/m² (0.46 US gal/ft²) or 187,000 l/ha (19,992 US gal/ac) less. About 1 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 13.1° higher in Des Moines, Iowa than in Belfast-Aldergrove.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) -9 (-16) -6 (-11) -1 (-1) +5 (+9) +8 (+15) +11 (+19) +12 (+21) +11 (+19) +8 (+15) +5 (+9) 0 (0) -7 (-13) +3 (+6)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -11 (-19) -8 (-14) -3 (-5) +3 (+5) +7 (+12) +9 (+16) +10 (+18) +9 (+16) +6 (+11) +2 (+4) -2 (-4) -9 (-16) +1 (+2)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) -13 (-23) -10 (-18) -4 (-8) +1 (+2) +5 (+8) +7 (+13) +8 (+15) +7 (+12) +4 (+6) -1 (-2) -4 (-8) -11 (-19) -1 (-2)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -62 (-2) -30 (-1) -8 (0) +32 (+1) +33 (+1) +50 (+2) +32 (+1) +27 (+1) +5 (+0) -22 (-1) -33 (-1) -45 (-2) -19 (-1)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day +1h 42' +1h 00' +0h 10' -0h 40' -1h 29' -1h 57' -1h 44' -1h 00' -0h 09' +0h 42' +1h 30' +1h 58'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) +13.1 +13.2 +13.2 +13.2 +13.1 +13.1 +13.1 +13 +13 +13 +13 +13.1   +13.1

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