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Akita vs Des Moines, Iowa Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Akita, Japan and Des Moines, Iowa, Usa is approximately 9,477 km or 5,889 mi.
  • To reach Akita in this distance one would set out from Des Moines, Iowa bearing 321.5° or NW and follow the great circles arc to approach Akita bearing 217.3° or SW .
  • Akita has a humid subtropical climate (Cfa) whereas Des Moines, Iowa has a hot summer continental climate with no dry season (Dfa).
  • Akita is in or near the cool temperate wet forest biome whereas Des Moines, Iowa is in or near the cool temperate moist forest biome.
  • The mean annual temperature is 1.2 °C (2.2°F) warmer.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 7 °C (12.6°F) less in Akita. The continentality subtype is subcontinental as opposed to truly continental.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 905.1 mm (35.6 in) more which is equivalent to 905.1 l/m² (22.21 US gal/ft²) or 9,051,000 l/ha (967,612 US gal/ac) more. About 2 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 1.8° higher in Akita than in Des Moines, Iowa.
  • Relative humidity levels are 14.8% higher.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 4.5°C (8°F) higher.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) +5 (+8) +2 (+3) -2 (-3) -3 (-5) -4 (-7) -5 (-9) -4 (-7) +0 (-1) +0 (0) +0 (+0) +3 (+5) +5 (+10) +0 (-1)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) +7 (+12) +4 (+7) 0 (0) -1 (-3) -3 (-5) -4 (-6) -2 (-4) +1 (+2) +1 (+2) +1 (+2) +4 (+6) +7 (+12) +1 (+2)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) +9 (+15) +6 (+10) +2 (+3) +0 (+0) -1 (-2) -1 (-3) 0 (0) +3 (+6) +3 (+6) +3 (+5) +5 (+9) +8 (+15) +3 (+5)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +104 (+4) +65 (+3) +38 (+2) +49 (+2) +21 (+1) +4 (+0) +91 (+4) +83 (+3) +92 (+4) +83 (+3) +136 (+5) +139 (+5) +905 (+36)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day +0h 10' +0h 06' +0h 01' -0h 04' -0h 08' -0h 11' -0h 10' -0h 06' -0h 00' +0h 04' +0h 09' +0h 11'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) +1.7 +1.6 +1.5 +1.6 +1.7 +1.8 +1.9 +2.1 +2 +2 +2 +1.8   +1.8
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) +3 +4 +7 +16 +18 +20 +27 +21 +24 +22 +11 +4   +14.8
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) +6.9 (+12) +4.3 (+8) +1.2 (+2) +2.4 (+4) +1.8 (+3) +1.3 (+2) +4.4 (+8) +6 (+11) +6.8 (+12) +6.2 (+11) +5.3 (+10) +6.8 (+12) +4.5 (+8)

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