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Des Moines, Iowa vs Portalegre Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Des Moines, Iowa, Usa and Portalegre, Portugal is approximately 6,977 km or 4,336 mi.
  • To reach Des Moines, Iowa in this distance one would set out from Portalegre bearing 302.8° or WNW and follow the great circles arc to approach Des Moines, Iowa bearing 240.3° or WSW .
  • Des Moines, Iowa has a hot summer continental climate with no dry season (Dfa) whereas Portalegre has a Mediterranean hot climate (Csa).
  • Des Moines, Iowa is in or near the cool temperate moist forest biome whereas Portalegre is in or near the warm temperate dry forest biome.
  • The annual average temperature is 5.2 °C (9.4°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 17 °C (30.6°F) more in Des Moines, Iowa. The continentality subtype is truly continental as opposed to truly oceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 46.7 mm (1.8 in) less which is equivalent to 46.7 l/m² (1.15 US gal/ft²) or 467,000 l/ha (49,925 US gal/ac) less. About 1 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 2.2° lower in Des Moines, Iowa than in Portalegre.
  • Relative humidity levels are 5.7% lower.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 6°C (10.7°F) lower.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) -14 (-25) -11 (-21) -6 (-11) 0 (+0) +2 (+4) +3 (+5) +1 (+1) -1 (-2) -2 (-4) -2 (-4) -6 (-11) -12 (-21) -4 (-7)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -16 (-28) -13 (-24) -8 (-14) -2 (-3) +1 (+2) +2 (+4) +2 (+3) 0 (0) -3 (-5) -5 (-8) -8 (-14) -13 (-24) -5 (-9)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) -18 (-32) -15 (-27) -9 (-17) -4 (-7) +0 (+0) +2 (+4) +3 (+5) +1 (+1) -4 (-7) -7 (-12) -10 (-18) -15 (-27) -6 (-11)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -101 (-4) -91 (-4) -27 (-1) +4 (+0) +41 (+2) +73 (+3) +89 (+4) +99 (+4) +46 (+2) -26 (-1) -72 (-3) -84 (-3) -47 (-2)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -0h 12' -0h 07' -0h 01' +0h 05' +0h 11' +0h 14' +0h 12' +0h 07' +0h 01' -0h 05' -0h 11' -0h 14'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -2.2 -2.2 -2.1 -2.2 -2.2 -2.3 -2.3 -2.3 -2.3 -2.3 -2.3 -2.2   -2.2
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) -5 -7 -7 -16 -10 -2 +3 +9 -1 -14 -12 -6   -5.7
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) -15.5 (-28) -13.5 (-24) -8.5 (-15) -5.5 (-10) -1.4 (-3) +1.6 (+3) +2.4 (+4) +2.5 (+5) -3 (-5) -7.7 (-14) -9.6 (-17) -13.4 (-24) -6 (-11)

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