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Mogadishu vs Des Moines, Iowa Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Mogadishu, Somalia and Des Moines, Iowa, Usa is approximately 13,650 km or 8,482 mi.
  • To reach Mogadishu in this distance one would set out from Des Moines, Iowa bearing 51.2° or NE and follow the great circles arc to approach Mogadishu bearing 144.3° or SE .
  • Mogadishu has a subtropical hot desert climate (BWh) whereas Des Moines, Iowa has a hot summer continental climate with no dry season (Dfa).
  • Mogadishu is in or near the tropical thorn woodland biome whereas Des Moines, Iowa is in or near the cool temperate moist forest biome.
  • The average temperature is 17.1 °C (30.9°F) warmer.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 28.8 °C (51.8°F) less in Mogadishu. The continentality subtype is truly hyperoceanic as opposed to truly continental.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 442.3 mm (17.4 in) less which is equivalent to 442.3 l/m² (10.86 US gal/ft²) or 4,423,000 l/ha (472,848 US gal/ac) less. About 1/2 as much.
  • There are 328 more hours of sunlight per year in Mogadishu. In whichever way circa 0h 54' more per day or about 1 1/8 as many.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 26.2° higher in Mogadishu than in Des Moines, Iowa.
  • Relative humidity levels are 18.3% higher.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 20.4°C (36.7°F) higher.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) +32 (+58) +29 (+52) +23 (+41) +15 (+28) +8 (+15) +2 (+4) +-1 (-3) +0 (0) +5 (+9) +12 (+22) +22 (+40) +31 (+55) +15 (+27)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) +34 (+60) +31 (+55) +25 (+45) +19 (+33) +11 (+20) +5 (+9) +1 (+2) +3 (+5) +8 (+14) +15 (+27) +24 (+42) +31 (+56) +17 (+31)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) +35 (+63) +32 (+58) +27 (+49) +22 (+39) +14 (+26) +8 (+14) +4 (+7) +5 (+10) +11 (+19) +18 (+33) +25 (+45) +32 (+57) +19 (+35)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -23 (-1) -28 (-1) -50 (-2) -27 (-1) -37 (-1) -31 (-1) -38 (-1) -67 (-3) -67 (-3) -40 (-2) -10 (0) -25 (-1) -442 (-17)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) -8 ( -26) -7 ( -25) -9 ( -29) -5 ( -17) -4 ( -13) +2 (+7) +5 (+16) +1 (+3) -3 ( -10) -3 ( -10) -2 ( -7) -5 ( -16)   -38 ( -10)
sunshine iconAverage Sunlight Hours/ Day +4h 05' +3h 02' +2h 44' +0h 48' +0h 09' -3h 00' -3h 13' -1h 29' -0h 08' +1h 01' +2h 56' +3h 54'   +0h 54'
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day +2h 32' +1h 33' +0h 17' -1h 04' -2h 14' -2h 50' -2h 34' -1h 34' -0h 14' +1h 07' +2h 16' +2h 50'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (¬°) +39.3 +39 +38.6 +19.6 +3.1 -3.3 +2.7 +19.5 +38.8 +39.2 +39.4 +39.4   +26.2
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) +6 +6 +13 +22 +23 +22 +27 +23 +27 +26 +16 +8   +18.3
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature ¬°C & (¬°F) +33.1 (+60) +30.1 (+54) +26.4 (+48) +22.8 (+41) +16.2 (+29) +9.8 (+18) +7.7 (+14) +8 (+14) +13.6 (+24) +20.4 (+37) +25.7 (+46) +31.1 (+56) +20.4 (+37)

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