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Columbus, In vs Des Moines, Iowa Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Columbus, In, Usa and Des Moines, Iowa, Usa is approximately 707 km or 440 mi.
  • To reach Columbus, In in this distance one would set out from Des Moines, Iowa bearing 111° or ESE and follow the great circles arc to approach Columbus, In bearing 115.9° or ESE .
  • Columbus, In has a humid subtropical climate (Cfa) whereas Des Moines, Iowa has a hot summer continental climate with no dry season (Dfa).
  • Columbus, In is in or near the warm temperate moist forest biome whereas Des Moines, Iowa is in or near the cool temperate moist forest biome.
  • The annual mean temperature is 1.4 °C (2.5°F) warmer.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 5.1 °C (9.2°F) less in Columbus, In. The continentality subtype is subcontinental as opposed to truly continental.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 200 mm (7.9 in) more which is equivalent to 200 l/m² (4.91 US gal/ft²) or 2,000,000 l/ha (213,813 US gal/ac) more. About 1 1/4 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 2.5° higher in Columbus, In than in Des Moines, Iowa.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) +5 (+8) +4 (+7) +3 (+5) +1 (+2) 1 (+1) 0 (+0) -1 (-1) 0 (+0) +2 (+3) +2 (+3) +3 (+6) +5 (+9) +2 (+4)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) +4 (+7) +3 (+6) +2 (+4) +1 (+1) 0 (0) 0 (-1) -1 (-2) -1 (-1) +1 (+1) +0 (+1) +3 (+5) +4 (+8) +1 (+2)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) +4 (+6) +3 (+5) +2 (+3) +0 (+1) -1 (-1) -1 (-1) -2 (-3) -1 (-3) 0 (-1) -1 (-1) +2 (+3) +4 (+7) +1 (+1)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +38 (+1) +37 (+1) +45 (+2) +20 (+1) +23 (+1) -45 (-2) +22 (+1) -14 (-1) -23 (-1) +2 (+0) +45 (+2) +50 (+2) +200 (+8)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day +0h 12' +0h 07' +0h 01' -0h 05' -0h 11' -0h 14' -0h 13' -0h 07' -0h 01' +0h 05' +0h 11' +0h 14'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) +2.6 +2.5 +2.5 +2.5 +2.6 +2.5 +2.5 +2.6 +2.5 +2.5 +2.5 +2.5   +2.5

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