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Winnipeg, Manitoba vs Des Moines, Iowa Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada and Des Moines, Iowa, Usa is approximately 973 km or 604 mi.
  • To reach Winnipeg, Manitoba in this distance one would set out from Des Moines, Iowa bearing 344.7° or NNW and follow the great circles arc to approach Winnipeg, Manitoba bearing 342.1° or NNW .
  • Winnipeg, Manitoba has a warm summer continental/ hemiboreal climate with no dry season (Dfb) whereas Des Moines, Iowa has a hot summer continental climate with no dry season (Dfa).
  • Winnipeg, Manitoba is in or near the cool temperate steppe biome whereas Des Moines, Iowa is in or near the cool temperate moist forest biome.
  • The average annual temperature is 7.5 °C (13.5°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 6.3 °C (11.3°F) more in Winnipeg, Manitoba. The continentality subtype is truly continental for both.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 336.7 mm (13.3 in) less which is equivalent to 336.7 l/m² (8.26 US gal/ft²) or 3,367,000 l/ha (359,955 US gal/ac) less. About 3/5 as much.
  • There are 563 fewer hours of sunlight per year in Winnipeg, Manitoba. In whichever way circa 1h 32' less per day or about 4/5 as many.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 8.4° lower in Winnipeg, Manitoba than in Des Moines, Iowa.
  • Relative humidity levels are 7.9% higher.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 5.8°C (10.4°F) lower.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) -11 (-20) -11 (-19) -10 (-18) -7 (-12) -4 (-8) -5 (-8) -4 (-8) -4 (-7) -6 (-10) -7 (-12) -9 (-17) -10 (-18) -7 (-13)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -11 (-20) -11 (-20) -10 (-18) -7 (-12) -5 (-9) -5 (-9) -5 (-9) -5 (-9) -6 (-11) -6 (-11) -9 (-15) -10 (-19) -8 (-14)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) -12 (-21) -12 (-21) -10 (-18) -7 (-12) -6 (-11) -6 (-10) -6 (-10) -6 (-11) -6 (-12) -6 (-10) -8 (-14) -11 (-19) -8 (-14)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -5 (0) -13 (-1) -36 (-1) -49 (-2) -33 (-1) -30 (-1) -24 (-1) -31 (-1) -38 (-2) -37 (-1) -24 (-1) -15 (-1) -337 (-13)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) +4 (+13) +3 (+11) 0 ( 0) -2 ( -7) -1 ( -3) +2 (+7) +3 (+10) +1 (+3) +2 (+7) +1 (+3) +5 (+17) +4 (+13)   +22 (+6)
sunshine iconAverage Sunlight Hours/ Day -1h 01' -1h 05' -0h 58' -1h 00' -0h 44' -2h 06' -0h 27' -0h 58' -2h 56' -2h 23' -3h 08' -1h 44'   -1h 32'
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -0h 57' -0h 34' -0h 06' +0h 23' +0h 50' +1h 05' +0h 58' +0h 34' +0h 05' -0h 24' -0h 51' -1h 05'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day () -8.3 -8.3 -8.4 -8.4 -8.3 -8.4 -8.4 -8.4 -8.4 -8.3 -8.4 -8.4   -8.4
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) +11 +16 +16 +5 -6 -3 +2 -2 +8 +14 +19 +15   +7.9
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature C & (F) -9.5 (-17) -8.4 (-15) -6.6 (-12) -4.6 (-8) -6.4 (-12) -5.7 (-10) -4.1 (-7) -5.2 (-9) -3.6 (-6) -2.5 (-5) -4.8 (-9) -8.1 (-15) -5.8 (-10)

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