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Wellington vs Des Moines, Iowa Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Wellington, New Zealand and Des Moines, Iowa, Usa is approximately 13,003 km or 8,080 mi.
  • To reach Wellington in this distance one would set out from Des Moines, Iowa bearing 237.4° or WSW and follow the great circles arc to approach Wellington bearing 237.1° or WSW .
  • Wellington has a marine west coast climate (Cfb) whereas Des Moines, Iowa has a hot summer continental climate with no dry season (Dfa).
  • Wellington is in or near the warm temperate thorn steppe biome whereas Des Moines, Iowa is in or near the cool temperate moist forest biome.
  • The mean annual temperature is 2.9 °C (5.2°F) warmer.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 23.3 °C (41.9°F) less in Wellington. The continentality subtype is barely hyperoceanic as opposed to truly continental.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 423.3 mm (16.7 in) more which is equivalent to 423.3 l/m² (10.39 US gal/ft²) or 4,233,000 l/ha (452,536 US gal/ac) more. About 1 1/2 as much.
  • There are 743 fewer hours of sunlight per year in Wellington. In whichever way circa 2h 01' less per day or about 3/4 as many.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 0.5° lower in Wellington than in Des Moines, Iowa.
  • Relative humidity levels are 13.4% higher.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 5.6°C (10.1°F) higher.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) +22 (+40) +19 (+34) +11 (+19) +0 (+1) -9 (-16) -16 (-29) -19 (-35) -17 (-31) -11 (-20) +-3 (-5) +8 (+15) +19 (+34) +0 (+1)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) +24 (+43) +21 (+38) +13 (+23) +3 (+6) -6 (-10) -13 (-23) -16 (-29) -14 (-26) -8 (-14) +0 (+0) +10 (+17) +20 (+35) +3 (+5)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) +25 (+45) +22 (+40) +14 (+26) +6 (+10) -3 (-5) -10 (-18) -14 (-26) -12 (-21) -6 (-10) +3 (+6) +11 (+20) +21 (+37) +5 (+9)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +54 (+2) +32 (+1) +36 (+1) +22 (+1) +28 (+1) +25 (+1) +46 (+2) +28 (+1) +14 (+1) +32 (+1) +49 (+2) +57 (+2) +423 (+17)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) +2 (+6) +2 (+7) 0 ( 0) +3 (+10) +4 (+13) +5 (+17) +10 (+32) +7 (+23) +6 (+20) +7 (+23) +6 (+20) +5 (+16)   +57 (+16)
sunshine iconAverage Sunlight Hours/ Day +3h 00' +1h 03' -0h 15' -2h 50' -4h 50' -6h 44' -7h 01' -5h 09' -3h 18' -1h 40' +0h 48' +2h 42'   -2h 01'
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day +5h 15' +3h 14' +0h 35' -2h 14' -4h 38' -5h 52' -5h 19' -3h 15' -0h 30' +2h 19' +4h 42' +5h 52'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day () +40 +21.2 -0.3 -23.5 -40.1 -46.6 -40.6 -23.9 -1.1 +21.6 +40 +47.1   -0.5
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) -5 +2 +7 +23 +23 +21 +23 +17 +22 +22 +7 -1   +13.4
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature C & (F) +21.4 (+39) +20.1 (+36) +13.4 (+24) +8.3 (+15) -0.1 (0) -7.5 (-14) -10.1 (-18) -9.6 (-17) -2.4 (-4) +5.1 (+9) +10.3 (+19) +18.1 (+33) +5.6 (+10)

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