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Ilulissat/ Jakobshavn vs Des Moines, Iowa Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Ilulissat/ Jakobshavn, Greenland and Des Moines, Iowa, Usa is approximately 3,933 km or 2,444 mi.
  • To reach Ilulissat/ Jakobshavn in this distance one would set out from Des Moines, Iowa bearing 24.5° or NNE and follow the great circles arc to approach Ilulissat/ Jakobshavn bearing 61.1° or ENE .
  • Ilulissat/ Jakobshavn has a tundra climate (ET) whereas Des Moines, Iowa has a hot summer continental climate with no dry season (Dfa).
  • The annual average temperature is 13.9 °C (24.9°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 9.3 °C (16.7°F) less in Ilulissat/ Jakobshavn. The continentality subtype is subcontinental as opposed to truly continental.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 578.3 mm (22.8 in) less which is equivalent to 578.3 l/m² (14.19 US gal/ft²) or 5,783,000 l/ha (618,241 US gal/ac) less. About 1/3 as much.
  • There are 877 fewer hours of sunlight per year in Ilulissat/ Jakobshavn. In whichever way circa 2h 25' less per day or about 2/3 as many.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 27.6° lower in Ilulissat/ Jakobshavn than in Des Moines, Iowa.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) -8 (-14) -11 (-20) -17 (-31) -21 (-37) -19 (-34) -19 (-34) -18 (-33) -19 (-34) -19 (-35) -19 (-34) -13 (-23) -8 (-15) -16 (-29)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -7 (-12) -10 (-18) -16 (-29) -19 (-34) -16 (-29) -16 (-29) -16 (-29) -16 (-29) -16 (-30) -16 (-29) -11 (-21) -7 (-12) -14 (-25)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) -5 (-9) -9 (-16) -15 (-26) -17 (-31) -14 (-25) -13 (-24) -14 (-26) -14 (-24) -14 (-24) -13 (-23) -10 (-18) -5 (-9) -12 (-21)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -14 (-1) -15 (-1) -46 (-2) -70 (-3) -75 (-3) -94 (-4) -64 (-3) -75 (-3) -49 (-2) -35 (-1) -25 (-1) -17 (-1) -578 (-23)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) +1 (+3) +2 (+7) -1 ( -3) 0 ( 0) -3 ( -10) -5 ( -17) -1 ( -3) -1 ( -3) +3 (+10) +4 (+13) +5 (+17) +2 (+6)   +6 (+2)
sunshine iconAverage Sunlight Hours/ Day -4h 32' -4h 46' -1h 44' -0h 22' +1h 03' +0h 28' -0h 27' -0h 09' -3h 44' -4h 54' -5h 24' -4h 27'   -2h 25'
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -8h 08' -3h 39' -0h 36' +2h 22' +6h 37' +9h 02' +8h 19' +3h 41' +0h 31' -2h 28' -6h 46' -9h 02'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (¬°) -27.3 -27.6 -27.7 -27.7 -27.6 -27.7 -27.6 -27.6 -27.6 -27.5 -27.2 -27.6   -27.6

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