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Des Moines, Iowa vs Iqaluit, Nt Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Des Moines, Iowa, Usa and Iqaluit, Nt, Canada is approximately 2,953 km or 1,835 mi.
  • To reach Des Moines, Iowa in this distance one would set out from Iqaluit, Nt bearing 225.3° or SW and follow the great circles arc to approach Des Moines, Iowa bearing 204.8° or SSW .
  • Des Moines, Iowa has a hot summer continental climate with no dry season (Dfa) whereas Iqaluit, Nt has a tundra climate (ET).
  • Des Moines, Iowa is in or near the cool temperate moist forest biome whereas Iqaluit, Nt is in or near the polar desert biome.
  • The mean temperature is 19.4 °C (34.9°F) warmer.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 2.7 °C (4.9°F) less in Des Moines, Iowa. The continentality subtype is truly continental for both.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 417.3 mm (16.4 in) more which is equivalent to 417.3 l/m² (10.24 US gal/ft²) or 4,173,000 l/ha (446,121 US gal/ac) more. About 2 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 22.2° higher in Des Moines, Iowa than in Iqaluit, Nt.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) +20 (+35) +23 (+42) +27 (+49) +27 (+48) +24 (+42) +21 (+39) +19 (+34) +19 (+34) +19 (+35) +20 (+36) +18 (+32) +18 (+33) +21 (+38)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) +19 (+34) +23 (+41) +26 (+48) +25 (+45) +21 (+38) +19 (+34) +17 (+31) +17 (+30) +16 (+29) +17 (+30) +17 (+30) +18 (+32) +19 (+35)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) +18 (+33) +22 (+40) +26 (+47) +24 (+43) +19 (+33) +16 (+29) +16 (+28) +14 (+26) +13 (+23) +14 (+25) +16 (+28) +18 (+32) +18 (+32)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +3 (+0) +9 (+0) +37 (+1) +57 (+2) +63 (+2) +77 (+3) +38 (+1) +43 (+2) +38 (+1) +24 (+1) +15 (+1) +14 (+1) +417 (+16)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day +4h 10' +2h 15' +0h 23' -1h 30' -3h 30' -5h 00' -4h 16' -2h 16' -0h 20' +1h 33' +3h 34' +5h 00'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) +22.1 +22.2 +22.2 +22.2 +22.2 +22.2 +22.2 +22.2 +22.2 +22.1 +22.1 +22   +22.2

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