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Pamplemousses vs Des Moines, Iowa Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Pamplemousses, Mauritius and Des Moines, Iowa, Usa is approximately 16,407 km or 10,196 mi.
  • To reach Pamplemousses in this distance one would set out from Des Moines, Iowa bearing 57.5° or ENE and follow the great circles arc to approach Pamplemousses bearing 137.8° or SE .
  • Pamplemousses has a tropical wet and dry/ savanna climate with dry winters (Aw) whereas Des Moines, Iowa has a hot summer continental climate with no dry season (Dfa).
  • Pamplemousses is in or near the subtropical rain forest biome whereas Des Moines, Iowa is in or near the cool temperate moist forest biome.
  • The average temperature is 13.8 °C (24.9°F) warmer.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 26.3 °C (47.3°F) less in Pamplemousses. The continentality subtype is truly hyperoceanic as opposed to truly continental.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 493.7 mm (19.4 in) more which is equivalent to 493.7 l/m² (12.12 US gal/ft²) or 4,937,000 l/ha (527,798 US gal/ac) more. About 1 3/5 as much.
  • There are 134 more hours of sunlight per year in Pamplemousses. In whichever way circa 0h 22' more per day or about 1 as many.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 19.6° higher in Pamplemousses than in Des Moines, Iowa.
  • Relative humidity levels are 9.3% higher.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 15.2°C (27.4°F) higher.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) +32 (+58) +29 (+52) +22 (+39) +12 (+22) +4 (+8) -3 (-5) -5 (-10) -4 (-7) +2 (+3) +9 (+16) +20 (+36) +30 (+53) +12 (+22)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) +34 (+60) +31 (+55) +24 (+42) +15 (+26) +6 (+11) -1 (-2) -4 (-7) -2 (-4) +3 (+6) +11 (+19) +21 (+37) +30 (+53) +14 (+25)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) +35 (+63) +32 (+58) +25 (+46) +17 (+30) +8 (+15) +1 (+1) -2 (-4) -1 (-1) +5 (+8) +12 (+22) +21 (+38) +30 (+54) +15 (+27)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +152 (+6) +175 (+7) +186 (+7) +78 (+3) -10 (0) -48 (-2) -33 (-1) -49 (-2) -52 (-2) -33 (-1) +34 (+1) +95 (+4) +494 (+19)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) +13 (+42) +13 (+46) +13 (+42) +10 (+33) +8 (+26) +7 (+23) +11 (+35) +11 (+35) +9 (+30) +6 (+19) +7 (+23) +11 (+35)   +119 (+33)
sunshine iconAverage Sunlight Hours/ Day +3h 52' +2h 15' +0h 36' -0h 08' -1h 05' -2h 54' -3h 13' -2h 11' -1h 06' +1h 00' +3h 08' +4h 15'   +0h 22'
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day +3h 42' +2h 18' +0h 25' -1h 35' -3h 17' -4h 08' -3h 45' -2h 18' -0h 21' +1h 38' +3h 19' +4h 09'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) +58.7 +41.9 +20.7 -2.5 -19 -25.4 -19.4 -2.6 +20.2 +42.4 +58.3 +61.5   +19.6
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) -2 +3 +13 +17 +19 +15 +17 +9 +12 +10 +3 -4   +9.3
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) +31.3 (+56) +29.4 (+53) +24.9 (+45) +17.8 (+32) +10.5 (+19) +2.6 (+5) +0.7 (+1) +0.1 (+0) +5.9 (+11) +12.5 (+23) +19.9 (+36) +27 (+49) +15.2 (+27)

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