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Abilene, Tx vs Des Moines, Iowa Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Abilene, Tx, Usa and Des Moines, Iowa, Usa is approximately 1,146 km or 712 mi.
  • To reach Abilene, Tx in this distance one would set out from Des Moines, Iowa bearing 209.7° or SSW and follow the great circles arc to approach Abilene, Tx bearing 206.1° or SSW .
  • Abilene, Tx has a humid subtropical climate (Cfa) whereas Des Moines, Iowa has a hot summer continental climate with no dry season (Dfa).
  • Abilene, Tx is in or near the subtropical dry forest biome whereas Des Moines, Iowa is in or near the cool temperate moist forest biome.
  • The annual mean temperature is 8.2 °C (14.8°F) warmer.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 8.9 °C (16°F) less in Abilene, Tx. The continentality subtype is subcontinental as opposed to truly continental.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 221.5 mm (8.7 in) less which is equivalent to 221.5 l/m (5.44 US gal/ft) or 2,215,000 l/ha (236,798 US gal/ac) less. About 3/4 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 9.1° higher in Abilene, Tx than in Des Moines, Iowa.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) +15 (+27) +15 (+26) +12 (+22) +9 (+16) +6 (+11) +5 (+9) +5 (+8) +6 (+10) +6 (+11) +8 (+14) +10 (+18) +14 (+24) +9 (+16)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) +13 (+23) +13 (+23) +11 (+19) +8 (+15) +6 (+10) +5 (+8) +4 (+7) +5 (+9) +6 (+11) +7 (+13) +9 (+16) +12 (+21) +8 (+15)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) +11 (+20) +11 (+19) +9 (+16) +7 (+13) +5 (+10) +4 (+8) +3 (+6) +5 (+8) +6 (+11) +7 (+12) +8 (+14) +10 (+18) +7 (+13)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +2 (+0) +1 (+0) -25 (-1) -37 (-1) -18 (-1) -41 (-2) -43 (-2) -36 (-1) -8 (0) -3 (0) -8 (0) -7 (0) -222 (-9)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day +0h 45' +0h 28' +0h 05' -0h 19' -0h 40' -0h 51' -0h 46' -0h 28' -0h 04' +0h 19' +0h 40' +0h 51'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day () +9.1 +9.1 +9.1 +9.1 +9.1 +9.1 +9.1 +9.1 +9.1 +9.1 +9.1 +9.1   +9.1

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