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Dallas, Texas vs Des Moines, Iowa Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Dallas, Texas, Usa and Des Moines, Iowa, Usa is approximately 1,006 km or 625 mi.
  • To reach Dallas, Texas in this distance one would set out from Des Moines, Iowa bearing 197.3° or SSW and follow the great circles arc to approach Dallas, Texas bearing 195.4° or SSW .
  • Dallas, Texas has a humid subtropical climate (Cfa) whereas Des Moines, Iowa has a hot summer continental climate with no dry season (Dfa).
  • Dallas, Texas is in or near the subtropical dry forest biome whereas Des Moines, Iowa is in or near the cool temperate moist forest biome.
  • The average temperature is 8.8 °C (15.9°F) warmer.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 9.8 °C (17.6°F) less in Dallas, Texas. The continentality subtype is subcontinental as opposed to truly continental.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 37.7 mm (1.5 in) more which is equivalent to 37.7 l/m² (0.93 US gal/ft²) or 377,000 l/ha (40,304 US gal/ac) more. About 1 as much.
  • There are 155 more hours of sunlight per year in Dallas, Texas. In whichever way circa 0h 25' more per day or about 1 as many.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 8.6° higher in Dallas, Texas than in Des Moines, Iowa.
  • Relative humidity levels are 5.1% lower.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 6.8°C (12.3°F) higher.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) +15 (+27) +14 (+25) +11 (+19) +7 (+13) +5 (+9) +5 (+9) +5 (+8) +6 (+11) +7 (+12) +8 (+15) +10 (+18) +14 (+25) +9 (+16)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) +15 (+26) +14 (+24) +10 (+18) +8 (+14) +6 (+10) +5 (+10) +5 (+8) +6 (+11) +7 (+13) +8 (+15) +9 (+16) +13 (+23) +9 (+16)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) +14 (+25) +13 (+24) +9 (+17) +9 (+15) +6 (+11) +6 (+10) +5 (+9) +6 (+12) +8 (+14) +8 (+15) +8 (+15) +12 (+21) +9 (+16)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +35 (+1) +37 (+1) +13 (+1) +17 (+1) +30 (+1) -31 (-1) -47 (-2) -58 (-2) -18 (-1) +3 (+0) +24 (+1) +35 (+1) +38 (+1)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) 0 ( 0) +1 (+4) -3 ( -10) -2 ( -7) -2 ( -6) -5 ( -17) -3 ( -10) -4 ( -13) -3 ( -10) -2 ( -6) 0 ( 0) 0 ( 0)   -23 ( -6)
sunshine iconAverage Sunlight Hours/ Day +0h 34' +0h 04' +0h 34' -0h 22' +0h 01' +0h 38' +0h 05' +0h 36' +0h 16' +0h 17' +0h 48' +1h 27'   +0h 25'
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day +0h 44' +0h 26' +0h 04' -0h 18' -0h 38' -0h 49' -0h 44' -0h 26' -0h 04' +0h 19' +0h 39' +0h 49'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) +8.7 +8.7 +8.6 +8.7 +8.7 +8.7 +8.6 +8.7 +8.6 +8.6 +8.7 +8.6   +8.6
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) -10 -8 -8 +1 +2 -4 -3 -9 -3 -1 -8 -10   -5.1
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) +11.4 (+21) +10.8 (+19) +7.1 (+13) +7.7 (+14) +5.9 (+11) +3.9 (+7) +3.4 (+6) +3 (+5) +5.6 (+10) +7.2 (+13) +6.3 (+11) +9.5 (+17) +6.8 (+12)

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