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Des Moines, Iowa vs Dakhla Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Des Moines, Iowa, Usa and Dakhla, Egypt is approximately 10,510 km or 6,531 mi.
  • To reach Des Moines, Iowa in this distance one would set out from Dakhla bearing 320.8° or NW and follow the great circles arc to approach Des Moines, Iowa bearing 229.7° or SW .
  • Des Moines, Iowa has a hot summer continental climate with no dry season (Dfa) whereas Dakhla has a subtropical hot desert climate (BWh).
  • Des Moines, Iowa is in or near the cool temperate moist forest biome whereas Dakhla is in or near the subtropical desert biome.
  • The mean temperature is 12.9 °C (23.1°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 12.9 °C (23.2°F) more in Des Moines, Iowa. The continentality subtype is truly continental as opposed to semicontinental.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 841.3 mm (33.1 in) more which is equivalent to 841.3 l/m² (20.65 US gal/ft²) or 8,413,000 l/ha (899,406 US gal/ac) more.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 16° lower in Des Moines, Iowa than in Dakhla.
  • Relative humidity levels are 25.1% higher.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 3.4°C (6°F) lower.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) -24 (-44) -23 (-42) -20 (-35) -16 (-30) -14 (-26) -11 (-20) -8 (-14) -9 (-16) -12 (-21) -15 (-27) -19 (-34) -23 (-41) -16 (-29)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -19 (-34) -18 (-33) -15 (-28) -13 (-24) -12 (-21) -9 (-16) -6 (-11) -7 (-13) -10 (-18) -12 (-22) -14 (-26) -18 (-32) -13 (-23)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) -16 (-28) -15 (-27) -11 (-21) -10 (-17) -8 (-15) -6 (-10) -4 (-7) -4 (-8) -8 (-14) -11 (-20) -12 (-22) -15 (-27) -10 (-18)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +24 (+1) +28 (+1) +59 (+2) +85 (+3) +93 (+4) +113 (+4) +96 (+4) +107 (+4) +90 (+4) +67 (+3) +46 (+2) +34 (+1) +841 (+33)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) +7.5 (+24) +6.5 (+23) +10 (+32) +9.5 (+32) +11 (+35) +11 (+37) +8 (+26) +9 (+29) +8 (+27) +6.5 (+21) +6 (+20) +6.5 (+21)   +99.5 (+27)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -1h 14' -0h 45' -0h 08' +0h 31' +1h 05' +1h 23' +1h 15' +0h 45' +0h 07' -0h 32' -1h 06' -1h 23'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -16 -15.8 -15.8 -15.9 -15.9 -16 -15.9 -16.1 -16.1 -16.1 -16 -16   -16
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) +25 +28 +27 +24 +28 +33 +27 +29 +22 +16 +19 +23   +25.1
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) -11.7 (-21) -9.5 (-17) -5.8 (-10) -3.2 (-6) +0.3 (+1) +5.3 (+10) +5.4 (+10) +4.4 (+8) -1 (-2) -5.9 (-11) -7.7 (-14) -10.9 (-20) -3.4 (-6)

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