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Abu Dhabi vs Des Moines, Iowa Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates and Des Moines, Iowa, Usa is approximately 11,986 km or 7,448 mi.
  • To reach Abu Dhabi in this distance one would set out from Des Moines, Iowa bearing 30.2° or NNE and follow the great circles arc to approach Abu Dhabi bearing 155.6° or SSE .
  • Abu Dhabi has a subtropical hot desert climate (BWh) whereas Des Moines, Iowa has a hot summer continental climate with no dry season (Dfa).
  • Abu Dhabi is in or near the subtropical desert biome whereas Des Moines, Iowa is in or near the cool temperate moist forest biome.
  • The annual average temperature is 16.8 °C (30.2°F) warmer.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 15.3 °C (27.5°F) less in Abu Dhabi. The continentality subtype is truly oceanic as opposed to truly continental.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 752.4 mm (29.6 in) less which is equivalent to 752.4 l/m² (18.47 US gal/ft²) or 7,524,000 l/ha (804,366 US gal/ac) less. About 1/9 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 17° higher in Abu Dhabi than in Des Moines, Iowa.
  • Relative humidity levels are 1.8% higher.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 16.1°C (29°F) higher.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) +25 (+45) +23 (+42) +19 (+34) +16 (+28) +14 (+24) +10 (+18) +10 (+17) +11 (+20) +14 (+25) +17 (+30) +20 (+36) +24 (+43) +17 (+30)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -21 (-1) +14 (+1) -34 (-1) -78 (-3) -93 (-4) -113 (-4) -96 (-4) -107 (-4) -90 (-4) -67 (-3) -44 (-2) -25 (-1) -752 (-30)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day +1h 18' +0h 48' +0h 08' -0h 33' -1h 09' -1h 27' -1h 19' -0h 48' -0h 07' +0h 34' +1h 09' +1h 28'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (¬°) +17 +16.9 +16.9 +16.9 +17 +17 +17 +17.2 +17.2 +17.2 +17.1 +17   +17
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) -3 -2 +0 +3 -2 +0 +3 +1 +8 +11 +4 -2   +1.8
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature ¬°C & (¬°F) +22.8 (+41) +21.1 (+38) +17.6 (+32) +15.3 (+28) +12 (+22) +9.3 (+17) +9.7 (+17) +10.6 (+19) +15 (+27) +18.3 (+33) +19.7 (+35) +22.1 (+40) +16.1 (+29)

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