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Valparaiso vs Des Moines, Iowa Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Valparaiso, Chile and Des Moines, Iowa, Usa is approximately 8,603 km or 5,346 mi.
  • To reach Valparaiso in this distance one would set out from Des Moines, Iowa bearing 160.8° or SSE and follow the great circles arc to approach Valparaiso bearing 162.9° or SSE .
  • Valparaiso 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 4.1 °C (7.4°F) warmer.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 26.2 °C (47.2°F) less in Valparaiso. The continentality subtype is truly hyperoceanic as opposed to truly continental.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 468.8 mm (18.5 in) less which is equivalent to 468.8 l/m² (11.51 US gal/ft²) or 4,688,000 l/ha (501,178 US gal/ac) less. About 4/9 as much.
  • There are 635 fewer hours of sunlight per year in Valparaiso. In whichever way circa 1h 43' less per day or about 7/9 as many.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 7.8° higher in Valparaiso than in Des Moines, Iowa.
  • Relative humidity levels are 22.1% higher.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 8.5°C (15.3°F) higher.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) +25 (+45) +22 (+40) +13 (+23) +2 (+4) -6 (-10) -12 (-21) -14 (-26) -13 (-23) -6 (-11) +0 (+0) +11 (+20) +22 (+39) +4 (+7)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) +24 (+43) +21 (+38) +13 (+23) +4 (+7) -4 (-6) -10 (-18) -13 (-24) -12 (-21) -6 (-11) +1 (+2) +11 (+19) +20 (+37) +4 (+7)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) +25 (+45) +22 (+40) +14 (+26) +7 (+12) -1 (-1) -7 (-13) -11 (-20) -10 (-17) -3 (-5) +4 (+7) +12 (+22) +21 (+37) +6 (+11)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -24 (-1) -28 (-1) -56 (-2) -72 (-3) -39 (-2) -30 (-1) +15 (+1) -47 (-2) -63 (-2) -56 (-2) -38 (-1) -32 (-1) -469 (-18)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) -5 ( -16) -5 ( -18) -7 ( -23) -5 ( -17) -2 ( -6) -2 ( -7) 0 ( 0) -1 ( -3) -2 ( -7) -2 ( -6) -3 ( -10) -5 ( -16)   -39 ( -11)
sunshine iconAverage Sunlight Hours/ Day +4h 27' +2h 52' +0h 38' -2h 04' -4h 56' -7h 34' -7h 30' -5h 50' -4h 04' -2h 05' +1h 26' +4h 03'   -1h 43'
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day +4h 33' +2h 49' +0h 31' -1h 56' -4h 01' -5h 05' -4h 37' -2h 49' -0h 26' +2h 00' +4h 04' +5h 05'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day () +48 +29.2 +7.7 -15.5 -31.9 -38.3 -32.2 -15.4 +7.4 +30.1 +48.2 +55.3   +7.8
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) +6 +11 +19 +30 +29 +27 +31 +27 +30 +30 +17 +8   +22.1
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature C & (F) +23.8 (+43) +21.7 (+39) +15.6 (+28) +10.1 (+18) +3.1 (+6) -3.8 (-7) -5.8 (-10) -5.2 (-9) +0.6 (+1) +7.8 (+14) +13.5 (+24) +20.7 (+37) +8.5 (+15)

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